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Updated 16 hours ago
Blade, U.S. government reach settlement
Without admitting any fault, the United States government agreed today to pay The Blade $18,000 for seizing the cameras of a photographer and deleting photographs taken outside the Lima tank plant last year.

Updated 17 hours ago
Strain of bird flu found in Minn. turkey flock
MINNEAPOLIS — A strain of bird flu that’s deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday.

Updated 17 hours ago
Harrison Ford hurt in plane crash
LOS ANGELES -- Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course Thursday, an official said. He suffered moderate injuries and was taken to a hospital.

Updated 18 hours ago
4 named Jefferson Award finalists
Dr. Kristopher Brickman, a local physician who volunteers to help victims of natural disasters, Julie Rubini, an advocate who encourages the love of reading, and two local professionals who are working to eradicate human trafficking in the United States, Celia Williamson and Megan Mattimoe, are the 2015 Jefferson Award finalists.

Published 19 hours ago
Chain of kidney transplants begins in Calif. hospital
SAN FRANCISCO — Zully Broussard thought she was going to help one person by donating a kidney.

Published 21 hours ago
Cardinal Egan, retired NY archbishop, dies
NEW YORK — Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, died Thursday. He was 82.

Updated 23 hours ago
Americans spent $58B on pets in 2014
LOS ANGELES — We feed them, groom them, clothe them and otherwise shell out the big bucks to protect and pamper our pets.

Updated 23 hours ago
N.J., Exxon Mobil reach $225M settlement
TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey announced a $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil on Thursday that state officials say is the largest environmental settlement in state history — though it has been criticized by Democratic lawmakers who say it is for a mere fraction of the nearly $9 billion initially sought.

Updated 23 hours ago
Motorist killed, 5 students hurt in Wash. bus crash
ORONDO, Wash. — A motorist has been killed and five students and others were injured in a crash in central Washington involving a school bus, truck and car.

3/5/2015 10:20 AM
Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts
POLK CITY, Fla. — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.

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