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  1. Police Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Boston ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on police on Friday evening and seriously wounded a decorated officer before being killed by other officers at the scene, authorities said. An apparent bystander also was shot.

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  2. Byron Bay skydiving victim named as Alana Clarke, as fellow diver Michael Vaughan remains criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    Experienced skydiver Michael Vaughan remains in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in a fatal parachuting accident near Byron Bay on Friday. The woman who died in the fall was 29-year-old Alana Clarke, also a seasoned skydiver, originally from Melbourne.

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  3. Perspective: My stepdad walked on the moonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    "Neil Armstrong's widow finds artifacts from moonwalk in a closet" read a recent headline on CNN.com. Seeing the story brought me back to the day just over two years ago when a 26-foot moving truck pulled up in front of my house.

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  4. Perspective: A clear path to saving wild FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The Perdido River sweeps us between white sand shoals and steep forested banks as it winds out of longleaf pine uplands down toward the Gulf of Mexico. The waterway is alive; the river's current thrums beneath us, and the chatter of newly arrived songbirds reverberates from the trees.

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  5. Debate over life of a tiny porpoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Mexico is taking drastic measures to stave off possible extinction of the world's tiniest porpoise, but the doomsday clock keeps ticking on the marine mammal known as the vaquita. If the lights go out on the vaquita, it would mark the second porpoise species to disappear in this century as the result of human activity.

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  6. UT tower going dark as part of Earth HourRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    To participate in Earth Hour, an effort of the World Wildlife Fund to encourage the planet's protection, the university will turn off the tower's lights at 8:30 p.m. for one hour. This is the first time UT has participated in the lights-off event, which began in Australia in 2007.

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  7. Avalon debates plan to save park beset by invasive speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Philly.com

    But just how to accomplish the continued preservation of the 11-acre maritime forest - which experts say has been deteriorating for decades because of invasive vines and other non-native plant species - may be debatable. So a handful of residents, who say they want nothing done to change the park, carried handmade signs and held a news conference Friday afternoon in the rain and biting wind to make their point.

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  8. NDA signs agreement to protect Virginia Range horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal

    NDA signs agreement to protect Virginia Range horses Department of Agriculture signs precedent-setting agreement to protect Virginia Range horses. Check out this story on rgj.com: http://on.rgj.com/1CihZEx On Monday, Return to Freedom, the founding organization of the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, signed a cooperative agreement with the Nevada Department of Agriculture to humanely manage more than 1,500 horses in the Virginia Range, which encompasses more than 280,000 acres.

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  9. Otis Gardner: The NRA wants me backRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    A few years ago I joined the National Rifle Association. I didn't hook up with them because I was all that crazy about guns; I joined because I respect our Constitution.

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  10. Federal lawsuit shoots down Torrance police gun retrieval policyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    The Torrance Police Department failed to return 17 surrendered firearms worth $15,800 to their rightful owner, ignored two court orders to do so and then destroyed them after almost three years of illegally holding the weapons, according to a lawsuit against the city by gun advocacy groups. The department's actions cost Torrance taxpayers $30,000 to settle the federal lawsuit and are likely to have statewide repercussions.

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  11. NY state trooper's ring found in '40s returned to familyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLOS

    A ring belonging to one of New York's first state troopers has been returned to the man's family after being lost 70 years ago. The Daily Freeman of Kingston reports that former Kingston resident Irv Wisneski of Charlotte, North Carolina, says his brother found the ring in their old New York hometown in the mid-1940s.

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  12. NC parents of missing teen sentenced for tax fraudRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLOS

    The adoptive parents of a teenager missing from her home for years have received prison sentences from a federal judge who also scolded them for the girl's treatment. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder on Friday sentenced Casey Parsons to 10 years in prison for tax fraud.

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  13. Sarthou: Warnings from the GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    When the Obama administration announced it would open the Atlantic Coast to offshore oil drilling in January, references to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill began almost immediately. While Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell asserted the government had "learned from the challenges" of the 2010 disaster, those alarmed by the decision to open the Atlantic reminded the public of the effects of the Gulf spill.

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  14. More than a change in sceneryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    "Repent" is a religious word I've heard most of my life, and to this day, it still makes the hair on the back of my neck stand with fright. As a child, I heard the call to repent burst from the lips of many a revival preacher.

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  15. Moomins On The Riviera, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Having grown tired of their usual day to day life, the Moomins are ready for a holiday. After settling on the idea of taking a boating trip, the Moomins set out on a small ship to travel and find adventure.

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  16. Gate City Striders bring state's fifth marathon to Nashua this MayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    The Gate City will be home to the fifth marathon in the state when a local running group brings its signature annual road race here in May. The Gate City Striders, which is the largest running club in the state, chose Nashua not only because it is their home base, but also for the 26.2-mile course that will take runners past historic former mills, rivers, parks and neighborhoods.

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  17. Amherst Conservation Commission: Gas pipeline could benefit townRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    The natural gas pipeline through four miles of Amherst would have a limited long-term impact on the town's ecology and could benefit the town as a whole, according to an environmental assessment by the Amherst Conservation Commission. The study looked at the impact of the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline proposed by Kinder Morgan and the Tennessee Gas Pipeline companies.

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  18. Zoo pride: Mr Lee Kuan Yew's role in shaping Singapore's world-class zooRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    TODAY reports: Mr Lee became one of the zoo's most frequent visitors, despite his initial misgivings about its ability to manage animal waste. Mr Lee Kuan Yew and his wife with their grandchildren at the Singapore Zoo.

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  19. Brett Sutton Explains The Chopping Board PaddlesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

    Nicola Spirig with her chopping board paddles, which outperform all rivals in trying to model the same position in the water. Photo: Trisutto.com Triathlon coach Brett Sutton explains the use of the non-traditional "chopping board paddles."

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  20. Tragic skydiver who fell to her deathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    AUSTRALIANS who are under 50 and out of work will be forced to work for the dole under an overhaul of the job placement system. FORMER prime minister Malcolm Fraser has been remembered as a unique and great Australian who was always sure to succeed in politics, at his state funeral in Melbourne.

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