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Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) -- A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks.... 7/1/2015 8:03 PM

Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota
NEW YORK (AP) -- To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day.... 7/1/2015 6:57 PM

Episcopalians to vote on allowing gay marriage in churches
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Episcopalians were set to vote Wednesday on allowing religious weddings for gay couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.... 7/1/2015 3:47 PM

California law decried after black woman's `lynching' arrest
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace.... 7/1/2015 7:04 PM

Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.... 7/1/2015 7:52 PM

New warden, security measures after New York prison escape
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new superintendent has been named to run the maximum-security prison in New York where two killers escaped. He'll oversee a range of new security measures that close gaps exploited by the inmates during their breakout.... 7/1/2015 7:48 PM

Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn't arson
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Preliminary indications suggest arson was not the cause of a fire that destroyed a black church targeted by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday.... 7/1/2015 5:31 PM

US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.... 7/1/2015 7:25 PM

Study offers clue to link between swine flu shot, narcolepsy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect - the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened.... 7/1/2015 7:43 PM

Thousands gather in Portland as Oregon eases into legal weed
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Oregon began easing into an era of legal marijuana Wednesday after an early morning pot celebration at the center of Portland.... 7/1/2015 8:01 PM



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