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Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted
NEW YORK (AP) -- Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.... 3/30/2015 10:23 AM

4 tips to avoid getting fleeced by your broker
Can your broker or adviser be trusted? There is no way to be 100 percent certain, but far too many investors don't even take a few simple steps to protect themselves. Start by asking questions. Here are four key ones, and tips for finding the answers.... 3/30/2015 10:20 AM

Highway Patrol: 8 dead, 10 injured when Florida van crashes
MOORE HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Eight people died and 10 others were injured when a van from a church ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said.... 3/30/2015 12:14 PM

Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water.... 3/30/2015 7:16 AM

Focus shifts to cause of NYC explosion after 2 bodies found
NEW YORK (AP) -- After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Manhattan apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus to what caused the massive explosion and fire and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings.... 3/30/2015 5:19 AM

Feds to wrap up case in 1st phase of marathon bombing trial
BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with testimony from medical examiners who will describe the injuries to two people who died in the attack, including an 8-year-old boy.... 3/30/2015 6:18 AM

National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white.... 3/30/2015 9:21 AM

Why getting patients on their feet may speed recovery in ICU
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators so they can breathe.... 3/30/2015 7:06 AM

Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future
NEW YORK (AP) -- The last ever Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side - a neighborhood that's been dubbed the "Jewish Plymouth Rock" but is rapidly gentrifying.... 3/30/2015 5:11 AM

Late audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file their financial statements on time and froze trading in their stocks, actions generally considered to be cause for concern.... 3/30/2015 5:00 AM

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