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UAW threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler
DETROIT (AP) -- The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike against Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a tentative contract deal with the company.... 10/6/2015 7:15 PM

South Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a chance to clean up from historic floods.... 10/6/2015 8:40 PM

Search for answers begins in sinking of US cargo ship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- On board the 790-foot El Faro when it set out on its doomed voyage into the path of Hurricane Joaquin were five Polish workers whose job was to prepare the engine room for a retrofitting.... 10/6/2015 7:07 PM

The Latest: Guard dropping 1-ton sandbags on breached dam
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/6/2015 8:02 PM

US forecast calls for lower heating bills this winter
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Some U.S. households can expect to save hundreds of dollars this winter with a drop in heating bills, thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather across most of the country, the U.S. Energy Department predicted Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 6:54 PM

Oregon shooter's mother wrote about guns in online forum
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The mother of the Oregon gunman who killed nine in a college classroom apparently wrote about her love of guns in an online forum, referring to places that attempt to pass firearms legislation as "lame states."... 10/6/2015 8:38 PM

Disaster plan developed in case fire reaches nuclear waste
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste, separated by no more than 1,200 feet.... 10/6/2015 8:11 PM

Wright house aimed at wider audience rediscovered in Madison
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Linda McQuillen long wondered whether her 1917 home had any connection to Frank Lloyd Wright, thinking at best maybe one of his peers designed it as an imitation of the architect's famous Prairie School style. It turned out she was living in the real thing.... 10/6/2015 7:41 PM

Michigan factory supervisor wins $310.5M Powerball ticket
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- A supervisor at a Michigan fiberglass factory who won a $310.5 million Powerball jackpot said Tuesday that she immediately quit her one-time "nasty, dirty" job and will buy land to build houses for her family.... 10/6/2015 8:41 PM

Ron Paul to testify at trial of 2012 campaign aides
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Three top officials with Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign claim political motivations are behind charges alleging they violated federal financial disclosure laws by secretly paying an influential Iowa politician for his endorsement.... 10/6/2015 8:30 PM

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