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2 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when... Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | EDGE

California Delays Decision on Protecting Gray Wolf

Advocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off

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11 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

Views differ of imam accused in terror case

A New York jury has heard two widely differing descriptions of an Egyptian imam accused of carrying out terrorism offenses while he led a London mosque.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Boston.com

Boston Marathon Makes Room for More Runners

More than 5,000 runners were still on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off on Boylston Street.

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KFVS12

Days after shooting, 'Virunga' debuts at Tribeca

Days after the director of Africa's oldest national park was shot by gunmen, a documentary about those who protect Virunga National Park from armed poachers and encroaching oil interests premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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Sunherald.com

Fish found with mercury in remote Western regions

Researchers for the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service said that most fish they caught had acceptable levels of mercury, but 4 percent exceeded healthy levels.

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CBS Local

Lionfish Ban Given Preliminary Approval In Florida

Underwater there is no denying their beauty. From their brilliant coloration to showy pectoral fins, lionfish are fascinating to watch but they've also caused ecological chaos in the waters off South Florida because they have no natural predators and they eat important indigenous fish.

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ABC News

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Redwood City Boating Accident

The U.S. Coast Guard says one person was killed and one was injured when a sailboat taking part in a race collided with a channel marker buoy in San Francisco Bay.

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KSWO

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

Lawyers are poised to make opening statements in the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher charged with conspiring to support al-Qaida in part by trying to open a training camp in Oregon.

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KIII

Little government response to bombing a year later

A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback

The shadows of volunteers Luis Varela, left, and Marco Murakami are seen on the ground as they paint over graffiti on the walls of Hinchliffe Stadium, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Paterson, N.J. .

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KTVN Reno

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.

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KMIZ

$100K bail in alleged Boston bomb hoax

A judge on Wednesday set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of carrying a fake bomb near a Boston crowd that was marking the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Prince George Citizen

Michael Bloomberg plans $50 million to build gun control network to fight NRA

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, he announced Wednesday, adding a new dimension to his long-running fight for tighter firearms regulation.

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Salisbury Journal

Family tribute to marathon runner

The family of a London Marathon runner who died after completing the course have paid tribute to a "a fun-loving and caring person".

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WTEN-TV Albany

Defense says bombing suspect's family key to case

BOSTON - Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have told a judge that understanding their client's family is key to their case.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Review: 'Bears' is engaging; vividly shot

Keenly following the scent of "African Cats" and "Chimpanzees," Disneynature's "Bears" combines sweeping vistas and remarkably intimate wildlife photography to typically stirring effect as it documents a year in the life of a mother Alaskan brown bear and her two cubs.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

10 things to know for Wednesday

The accident involving a ferry that was headed to a tourist island killed three passengers and many more are feared dead.

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Bradenton.com

At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his running blade attached below his right knee.

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