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Ways to save money at the grocery store

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The cost of groceries can take a bite out of shoppers' budgets, but Consumer Reports has some tips to combat rising food prices and other costs at stores. Full Story

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5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics. Full Story

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Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago's bustling financial district, police said. Full Story

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Man on FBI's Most Wanted list in custody

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place. Full Story

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Police: Child accidentally shoots, kills playmate

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A 5-year-old girl is dead after police say another 5-year-old accidentally shot her at an eastern Idaho home. Full Story

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Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Heavy rain has brought much-needed moisture to Colorado's drought-stricken plains and has tested the recovery efforts in the foothill communities hit hard by flooding in September. Full Story

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In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much

Thu Jul 31, 2014

San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for those who want to live here and think $1 million will buy them their dream house: Think again. Full Story

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6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Six city narcotics officers used gangland tactics to shake down drug dealers, relying on guns, badges, beatings and threats to extort huge piles of cash and cocaine, federal authorities charged in an indictment Wednesday. Full Story

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Vegas victim: Crime spree was 'total terror'

Wed Jul 30, 2014

A woman who was stabbed with a screwdriver while she unsuccessfully fought to save her husband from a pair of home invaders described Tuesday's deadly crime spree in Las Vegas as "total terror." Full Story

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy -- and pollution. Full Story

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Mom arrested for letting son, 7, go to park alone

Wed Jul 30, 2014

A Florida woman is charged with child neglect after police say she let her 7-year-old son walk to a park alone. Full Story

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US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

Thu Jul 31, 2014

U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. Full Story

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Seattle police: 1 officer issued most pot tickets

Wed Jul 30, 2014

A Seattle police officer has been reassigned after a review found he wrote about 80 percent of marijuana tickets issued in the city during the first half of 2014. Full Story

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Hundreds attend Mass for saint's return to Hawaii

Thu Jul 31, 2014

A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients. Full Story

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Pennsylvania state police defend fitness test

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The head of the Pennsylvania State Police urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to withdraw a new lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminate against women. Full Story

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Portland settles suit by officer who honored Nazis

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Once-forgotten plaques placed by a Portland police officer in a city park to honor five Nazi-era German soldiers have come back to haunt the city. Full Story

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Old remains found in unrefrigerated morgue

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Several bodies had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Rhode Island funeral home whose owner killed himself last week, police said Thursday. Full Story

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APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh because the Montana Democrat is a member of Congress, the college's provost said Tuesday. Full Story