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Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier.... 2/7/2016 4:51 PM

Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) -- Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi.... 2/7/2016 5:42 AM

Costs of closing, cleaning toxic coal ash pits grows clearer
EDEN, N.C. (AP) -- Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17-ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia-North Carolina border, where the country's largest electricity company was responsible for one of the worst spills of the toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.... 2/7/2016 2:45 PM

Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England
BOSTON (AP) -- Tapping into Canadian hydropower is hardly a new concept in energy-starved New England. But Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and hydropower producers is being viewed in some quarters as a potential game-changer for the region.... 2/7/2016 2:07 PM

Driven by power outages and savings, towns look to microgrid
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the electric grid.... 2/7/2016 3:26 PM

San Francisco police chase ends with crash thought to kill 3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A police chase in San Francisco on Saturday night ended with a fiery crash that is believed to have killed three people, KPIX-TV reported.... 2/7/2016 9:29 AM

More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law
DALLAS (AP) -- A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court.... 2/7/2016 3:44 PM

Study explores how black men find success in college
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race.... 2/7/2016 3:15 PM

Plagued by delays, California high-speed rail back in court
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California voters embraced the idea of building the nation's first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, a trip that can take six hours or more by car. Eight years after they approved funding for it, construction is years behind schedule and legal, financial and logistical delays plague the $68 billion project.... 2/7/2016 5:19 PM

Bernie Sanders makes 'SNL' appearance with Larry David
NEW YORK (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a cameo appearance on "Saturday Night Live" three days before the New Hampshire primary, appearing in a skit with host Larry David, the comic who has done a dead-on impersonation of him.... 2/7/2016 5:59 AM



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