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5/26/2014 11:55 PM
The best job in the world
The firefighter of old is vanishing or has vanished.

5/27/2014 11:12 PM
Sterling responds to NBA
NEW YORK — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling responded to the NBA’s attempt to oust him on Tuesday, arguing that there is no basis for stripping him of his team because his racist statements were illegally recorded “during an inflamed lovers’ quarrel in which he was clearly distraught.”

5/27/2014 11:09 PM
Justices won't make reporter reveal sources
DENVER — The US Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away an effort to force a Fox News reporter to reveal her confidential sources for a story about the man charged with killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater.

5/27/2014 11:03 PM
School board: No November levy
Sylvania School board members presented a united front Tuesday, saying they will not pursue a levy in November.

5/27/2014 10:04 PM
'Plumber' spouts on Calif. shooting
WASHINGTON -- The weekend mass shooting in California prompted former local congressional candidate Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher to pop off on his Web site with an open letter to the parents of the murder victims that expresses his sympathy, but also declares: "Your dead kids don't trump my Constitutional rights."

5/27/2014 5:51 PM
Mich. governor signs bill raising minimum wage
LANSING, Mich — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Tuesday to raise the state’s minimum wage by 25 percent gradually over the next four years to $9.25 an hour, as Republicans controlling the state government moved to head off a November ballot measure that could have raised pay even more.

5/27/2014 9:11 PM
Fire kills 21 in South Korean hospital
SEOUL, South Korea — A fire at a hospital annex housing elderly patients in the southwestern county of Jangseong killed 21 people early Wednesday, officials said.

5/27/2014 8:44 PM
Firefighters attack California blaze
FRESNO, Calif. — Firefighters swarmed to the Central California foothills today, attacking a blaze that had grown to cover 2 square miles in two days.

5/27/2014 7:27 PM
4 dead in California murder-suicide
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. — Authorities in Orange County say four killings in a suburban home are a murder-suicide.