Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

An Indiana woman whose nine family members were killed when a Missouri duck boat sank says the last thing she heard before a huge wave swept over them was her sister-in-law yelling, "Grab the baby!"
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Volunteers provide food, care in wake of Iowa tornadoes

Businesses and volunteers are pitching in to provide more than cleanup in the wake of the destructive tornadoes that swept through three cities in central Iowa earlier this week
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Marana residents taking precautions against polluted water

Some residents of Marana are installing water-treatment systems and buying bottled water as alternatives to drinking polluted tap water
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William Carey opens Mississippi's second pharmacy school

William Carey University is opening Mississippi's second pharmacy school on the state's Gulf Coast
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Woman severely burned in chemical attack near Los Angeles

Los Angeles County authorities say a woman suffered life-threatening injuries when someone splashed her with an unknown type of caustic chemical
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Ex-Kansas youth pastor pleads guilty to sex with girl

A former Wichita youth pastor has pleaded guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old girl while he worked at Word of Life Church
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Family, including 4 children, displaced in house fire

A family has been displaced by a serious fire in Connecticut
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High court nominee gets started answering questions

Kavanaugh answers lawmakers' questionnaire as Congress begins sizing up Supreme Court nominee
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Sex workers speaking out against effort targeting brothels

Workers at legal brothels in Nevada say an attention-grabbing pimp's campaign for the Legislature has sparked an anti-brothel effort that they fear could spread to other parts of the state that allow for legal prostitution
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Students, Capital-Gazette reporter, rally for gun control

Students from a Maryland school where a girl was killed in a shooting and a reporter from the Capital-Gazette newspaper where five people were shot to death last month are urging lawmakers to approve stronger gun-control measures
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Arkansas Governor accepts party's nomination for re-election

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has formally accepted the state Republican Party's nomination for governor, seeking re-election for a second term
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Women dies, tried to save grandson from drowning

Police say a woman has drowned while trying to save her 5-year-old grandson
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Las Vegas police: Man fatally stabbed while driving car

Las Vegas police say a man was fatally stabbed with a knife as he drove a car
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Bristol store offers CBD oil, hemp-based products

Bristol, Tennessee, store offers CBD oil, hemp-based products
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Vegas-area bicyclists try out new stretch of Interstate 11

Bicyclists have had their one and only chance to test out a new section of interstate highway in the Las Vegas area
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Former Hartford mayor tapped for workers compensation job

Former Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has been nominated to fill a vacancy on Connecticut's Workers' Compensation Commission
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11-year-old girl rescued from house fire has died

An 11-year-old girl rescued from a burning home by firefighters in western Washington has died
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3 Minnesota prison officers resign after colleague killed

Minnesota prison officials say three correctional officers have resigned after the killing of one of their colleagues
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Grandmother tried to save grandson from drowning, police say

Police say a woman has drowned while trying to save her 5-year-old grandson
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Suspect in 9 bank robberies kills self after one last holdup

Authorities say a California man suspected in multiple bank robberies throughout the state killed himself just hours after holding up one last bank
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Legislation signed requiring protection for state workers

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to better protect state workers in vulnerable positions
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2 dead in three-wheeled motorcycle crash in Oregon

Oregon State Police say two people have died in a three-wheeled motorcycle crash in northeastern Oregon
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Newspaper: Iowa used public funds for private schools

A newspaper's analysis shows Iowa has spent nearly $500 million in public money in the past decade to support private schools and home-school programs
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Delays make availability of Ohio medical marijuana unclear

Ohio's delays in selecting processors and giving cultivators the green light to grow plants have pushed the availability of medical marijuana even further past the Legislature's Sept. 8 deadline
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Man not facing more prison time for flight disturbance

The lawyer for a man who caused a flight disturbance says his client will likely be returning to South Korea since he is not facing additional prison time
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Man drowns trying to save 12-year-old from Outer Banks surf

A North Carolina man is the eighth victim of the rough Outer Banks surf during this year's beach vacation season
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Capitol Watch: Cuomo to Puerto Rico; casinos eye sports bets

In New York state government news, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making his fifth trip to Puerto Rico following last year's devastating hurricanes
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Man convicted of possessing cache of homemade pipe bombs

A Minnesota man has been found guilty of illegally possessing a cache of homemade pipe bombs discovered on a family hunting property last year
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CCRI plans events to talk about the school and free tuition

Recruiters from the Community College of Rhode Island are traveling the state to answer questions about the school and its free tuition program
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Crews making good progress on central Washington wildfire

Crews aided by calmer winds are making good progress on a 109-square-mile wildfire in central Washington
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Former, current Winnebago Tribe members plead guilty

A current and a former member of the Winnebago Tribe's governing council have pleaded guilty to misusing federal money to pay themselves bonuses
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White Mountains artist in residence invites walkers

An artist in residence at the White Mountain National Forest is inviting people to join her for a walk
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The Latest: Inspector warned of flaws in Missouri boats

A man who owns a private inspection service says he told the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake that two dozen of them had significant design flaws
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Maine farms get USDA money to help launch new product lines

A pair of Maine farms is getting a boost from the federal government to launch new product lines
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Cuomo, lawmakers urge Senate to block Kavanaugh over guns

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on the U.S. Senate to reject Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of his expansive interpretation of gun rights and the Second Amendment
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Dust storm sweeps into Las Vegas

A dust storm swept into the Las Vegas area Saturday morning, severly reducing visibility as forecasters warned that thunderstorms would damage trees and roofs
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Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client

Donald Trump say he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client
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Forest fire near Yosemite continues to grow as heat spikes

A California forest fire just west of Yosemite National Park is steadily growing as crews work in blazing summer heat to protect mountain communities in the Sierra Nevada
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2nd suspect charged in shooting of North Carolina deputy

A second suspect is facing charges after a North Carolina deputy was shot during a traffic stop and the gunman later killed in a shootout with law officers
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Vale to face tough questions over Mount Sunapee purchase

Concerned residents will get the chance hear from Vail Resorts next week on their proposed takeover of the Mount Sunapee ski area
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Man who recently moved in with woman charged in her death

Authorities say a man who recently moved in with a New Jersey woman has been charged in her beating death
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Officer faces police charges in black man's chokehold death

The New York Police Department has begun disciplinary proceedings against a white officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man who gasped, "I can't breathe."
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The Latest: Boat company staying closed during investigation

The website for a tour company whose boat capsized in southwest Missouri says the business will remain closed during the investigation
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Lincoln seeks autonomous shuttle service for 2019

Lincoln could welcome an autonomous shuttle service using driverless buses as early as next spring
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Alabama shellfish area closed

The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in an area of Mobile Bay
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2 people seriously injured in rollover crash

Two people have been seriously injured in a Massachusetts rollover single-car crash
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Accused Russian agent attended US Rep Sanford's holiday BBQ

A South Carolina congressman says a gun-rights activist suspected of being a covert Russian agent circulating in conservative political circles attended a party at his coastal farm last fall
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Volunteers provide food, care also in wake of Iowa tornadoes

Businesses, groups and volunteers are pitching in to provide more than cleanup in the wake of tornadoes that destroyed buildings, trees and vehicles in central Iowa earlier this week
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Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog

Florida deputies killed a 38-year-old man who punched, and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his wife
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3 men stable after stabbing outside Philadelphia nightclub

Police say three men are hospitalized following an early morning stabbing outside a nightclub in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood
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Buzz Aldrin expected to be no-show at Apollo gala

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin is expected to be noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon-landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction.
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NYPD charges presented to officer in Eric Garner death

The New York Police Department has begun disciplinary proceedings against the officer accused in the notorious chokehold death of an unarmed black man
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The Latest: Missouri couple killed in boat accident

A Missouri couple who recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary were among the 17 victims of a tourist boat accident near Branson
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Police say man led them on 8-mile chase

Police say a man crashed a vehicle in Connecticut and fled the scene, leading them on a chase
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Jury sides with couple in disability discrimination lawsuit

A jury has sided with a Maui couple in a $1.9 million disability discrimination lawsuit against their condo association which fined them thousands of dollars for uncarpeted floors and attempted to sell their unit in foreclosure
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Testing shows concerning chemical levels at Michigan site

Michigan environmental officials find high levels of chemical contaminants at shuttered electro-plating company site
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CVS apologizes to transgender woman for prescription denial

Drugstore chain CVS is apologizing to an Arizona transgender woman who says she was denied a hormone prescription by a pharmacist
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Dallas police officer killed by suspected drunken driver

The driver of an SUV that struck and killed a Dallas police officer on a motorcycle has been arrested
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Oregon governor invokes emergency declaration as fires rage

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act allowing state officials to mobilize additional workers to battle a combination of blazes in a southwestern part of the state
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Prosecutor: Man shot by police was holding garden shears

Prosecutors say a man shot and killed by a police officer in New Jersey was carrying garden shears wrapped in a T-shirt and told officers he had an explosive
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NC aims to stop development deal by buying Sunset Beach land

North Carolina taxpayers may buy out a developer who wants to build expansive beach homes on part of a barrier island considered so fragile that public money can't be spent on flood insurance, disaster recovery or utilities
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Bill seeks to target businesses engaged in human trafficking

The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at closing the so-called "bodyworks loophole" that critics say helps businesses act as fronts for human trafficking
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These one-of-a-kind textiles are empowering Louisville women

These one-of-a-kind textiles are empowering Louisville women
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Professional wrestling slams in Fairmont for charity event

Professional wrestling slams down in Fairmont for charity event
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The Latest: Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

The candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate are going after each in a chippy first debate with President Donald Trump often a focal point of the sparring.
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Maine candidate for governor advertises on NASCAR race car

Mixing politics and NASCAR at the premier level is something pretty neat and a little different
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Mesa police: Driver shot after car strikes officer

Mesa police say an officer and a man were hospitalized after the man's car struck the officer during a traffic stop and that the officer then shot the man
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Energy Express students perform their take on classic books

Energy Express students perform their take on classic children's books
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Iowa work release inmate sought after not returning from job

Iowa authorities are looking for a work-release inmate who failed to return to a Dubuque center
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Actor Riz Ahmed praises Sandra Oh as a diversity trailblazer

Actor Riz Ahmed praises fellow diversity trailblazer Sandra Oh for Emmy nod
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California man sentenced for shooting, wounding officer

A California man convicted of shooting and wounding a police officer during a 2016 traffic stop has been sentenced to 41 years to life in prison
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Maryland police captain charged with assault

A previously suspended Prince George's County police captain was charged with assault in an unrelated case
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Economy helps create job openings for disabled in Indiana

People with disabilities are finding more success landing jobs in Indiana partly because of a shrinking pool of available workers
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Horse goes on wild carriage ride without driver in Memphis

Authorities and eyewitnesses say a horse pulling a carriage went on a wild ride without its driver in a tourist area in Memphis, injuring at least one person
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Ruling: New Mexico funding for public schools is inadequate

A state judge has ruled that New Mexico is violating the rights of at-risk students by failing to provide adequate funding for public schools
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Implosion brings down 11-story building in Nashville

One of Nashville's most historic buildings disappeared from the edge of the Tennessee city's skyline in a matter of seconds
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Indiana family, Missouri couple among duck boat victims

More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up
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World-renowned spiritual guru visiting Juneau in July

A world-famous spiritual leader is bringing his mediation practices to Juneau in hopes of teaching locals how to live stress- and violence-free lives
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Ohio judge strikes down city's lead-safe rental law

A judge has ruled that an Ohio city's efforts to make some rental properties lead free is unconstitutional and discriminatory
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Unemployment rate drops below 4 percent in Delaware

Delaware's unemployment rate dropped below 4 percent last month for the first time in a decade
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Minor earthquake reported in far north-central Nebraska

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a minor earthquake shook rural areas near the Nebraska and South Dakota border around Valentine, Nebraska
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More fuel breaks planned to stop wildfires in Idaho, Oregon

Federal officials plan to put in more fuel breaks as part of a plan to stop wildfires in southwestern Idaho and southeastern Oregon
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Homeless shelter to require, provide Hepatitis A vaccine

A Kentucky homeless shelter is going to start requiring that patrons be immunized against Hepatitis A before staying.
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Grant offers housing for Alaska Native veterans

Grant offers housing for Alaska Native veterans
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Investigation: Anchorage officer was justified in shooting

A state investigation has determined that an Anchorage police officer was justified in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man after a reported stabbing near a mall
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Tennessee mayor up for re-election accused of possessing pot

A mayor of Tennessee city who's up for re-election has been accused of possessing marijuana
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Teen boy charged in fatal stabbing of another teen in Tulsa

Tulsa police have arrested a teen in the fatal stabbing of another teen following a street fight involving at least 10 people
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Illinois officials consider options to save mural

A mosaic mural in western Illinois that once caused controversy for its depiction of a freed black slave is at risk of being destroyed
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