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Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways.... 8/27/2015 9:11 PM

Judge blocks new federal rule on jurisdiction of waterways
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways.... 8/27/2015 9:11 PM

The Latest on TV shooting: Ex-colleague talks about killer
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):... 8/27/2015 9:19 PM

Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions
NEW YORK (AP) -- In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.... 8/27/2015 9:17 PM

Slain TV reporter, cameraman were eager young journalists
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Alison Parker seemed destined for the anchor chair. Adam Ward was upbeat, the kind of cameraman everyone wanted to work with in the wee hours of the morning.... 8/27/2015 8:43 PM

Washington governor calls wildfires 'slow-motion disaster'
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) -- Rising temperatures and increased winds Thursday could cause the largest wildfire in Washington state history to grow even bigger.... 8/27/2015 9:28 PM

Deliberations begin in New Hampshire prep school rape trial
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Jurors deliberating the fate of a former prep school senior charged with raping a freshman were left to decide Thursday who was more credible: the defendant, who credited "divine inspiration" with helping him end their escalating sexual encounter, or the accuser, who couldn't recall telling a friend what sex acts she was prepared to perform.... 8/27/2015 8:49 PM

California cut water use by 31 percent in July amid drought
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- California cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding the governor's statewide mandate to conserve, officials said Thursday.... 8/27/2015 6:09 PM

Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite ruling
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse Thursday morning: an engaged gay couple marched into the clerk's office, asked for a marriage license and insisted that the latest in a string of court orders proves that they are entitled to one.... 8/27/2015 6:58 PM

With 2 killings this week, Louisiana police deaths rising
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Police badges in Louisiana are banded with black ribbons more than usual this year, a grim reminder that officer deaths are on the rise with two killings just this week alone.... 8/27/2015 8:43 PM



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