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2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Two people were killed and three remained missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.... 7/5/2015 9:17 PM

Deteriorating nails blamed for North Carolina deck collapse
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) -- Nails deteriorated by years of exposure to the sand, salt and moisture from the ocean gave way, causing a deck collapse that hurt 24 people as they posed for a picture at a North Carolina beachfront home, authorities said.... 7/5/2015 10:51 PM

To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy.... 7/5/2015 9:54 PM

Haley says church shooting will forever change her outlook
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- For five years, Gov. Nikki Haley, South Carolina's first minority governor, dismissed calls to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse lawn as a divisive issue far from her agenda.... 7/5/2015 5:42 PM

Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling, `Buy! Buy! Buy!'" and decided no more classroom for him.... 7/5/2015 3:09 PM

Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies
CALAIS, Maine (AP) -- A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, authorities said Sunday.... 7/5/2015 3:01 PM

California water rates rise as cities lose money in drought
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Saving water doesn't always mean saving money in parched California.... 7/5/2015 3:13 PM

Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago.... 7/5/2015 11:04 PM

For escapee, prison now will mean 23 hours a day in a cell
ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) -- The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday.... 7/5/2015 3:38 PM

Farmers eager for drones, but most can't legally fly them
CORDOVA, Md. (AP) -- Mike Geske wants a drone.... 7/5/2015 12:26 PM



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