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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 sees sun, but flooding ordeal far from over
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Carolinas saw sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it could take weeks to recover from being pummeled by a historic rainstorm that caused widespread flooding and 17 deaths.... 10/6/2015 7:40 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 breeched dam
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/6/2015 7:36 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

In writings, Oregon gunman ranted about others being crazy
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college last week complained in writings he left behind that everyone else was crazy and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said.... 10/6/2015 2:39 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 7:25 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

Judge tosses conviction in infamous '90 NYC tourist killing
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man imprisoned for a quarter-century in a notorious tourist killing was granted a new trial Tuesday when a judge overturned his conviction in a case that helped crystallize an era of crime and fear in the nation's biggest city.... 10/6/2015 7:28 PM

Police: Boy, 11, mistakenly kills brother, 12, in gun outing
CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) -- An 11-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother during a target-shooting outing in eastern Ohio, the local sheriff said Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 7:01 PM

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