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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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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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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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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Body found in river, police investigating

Police say they have discovered a dead body in a Connecticut river
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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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Skateboarder killed in crash with truck

A skateboarder has been killed in a Massachusetts crash
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Hiring of ex-Trump official criticized by some at UVA

A petition is calling on the University of Virginia to revoke the teaching appointment of a departing member of President Donald Trump's administration
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S. Idaho charter school OKs employee request to carry gun

Officials at a south-central Idaho charter school have approved allowing a school employee to carry a concealed firearm on campus
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Public invited to submit nominations for human rights prize

The public is being invited to submit nominations for a prestigious human rights prize awarded biennially by the University of Connecticut
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Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'

President Donald Trump says his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is 'totally unheard of & perhaps illegal'
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Proposed constitutional amendment stirs debate in Arkansas

Critics, supporters debate proposed constitutional amendment that would limit certain damages in lawsuits and allow lawmakers to rewrite state Supreme Court's procedural rules
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William Faulkner conference focuses on slavery as theme

A conference at the University of Mississippi is focusing on what slavery meant in the life, imagination and writing of William Faulkner
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Highway patrol: Van driver flees traffic stop, dies in crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a van driver who fled from a trooper during an attempted traffic stop has crashed into a utility pole, killing himself and injuring two passengers
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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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Driver of Missouri duck boat remembered as church pastor

The driver of a Missouri duck boat that sank and killed 17 people is being remembered as a longtime pastor at a Rhode Island church
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West Virginia's elk herd adds new calves

West Virginia's elk project leader says it appears 10 to 15 elk calves were born between late May and mid-June in the state
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2 charged in alleged attack on truck driver amid protest

Two men have been charged in connection with a reported attack on a truck driver during a Pittsburgh protest over the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer
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3 Texas prison officials charged with burning evidence

Three Texas prison officials have been arrested for allegedly attempting to destroy evidence at a Houston County lockup about 25 miles northwest of Huntsville
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Police: Off-duty Long Island officer shoots own leg in NYC

Police say an off-duty police officer from Long Island has accidentally shot himself in the leg while firing at men who assaulted him in the Bronx
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Yankton works to welcomes more ride-sharing services

Officials in southeastern South Dakota are easing regulations to encourage more ride-sharing services in the city
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The Latest: Duck boat driver was a longtime pastor

The driver of a Missouri duck boat that sank and killed 17 people is being remembered as a longtime pastor at a Rhode Island church
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Highway Patrol: Ohio man flees traffic stop, dies in crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a man who fled from a trooper during an attempted traffic stop in Cleveland has died when his vehicle crashed into a utility pole and injured two passengers
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Idaho grizzly bear hunter picked by Fish and Game in drawing

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game has completed a drawing and selected the one winning applicant who will be allowed to hunt a grizzly bear in Idaho this fall
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Sioux Falls housing program to help low-income families

An eastern South Dakota nonprofit and a local property management company are working together to help low-income families become homeowners
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Century-old dam removed to clear passage on river in Georgia

A century-old dam is being removed to clear a passage on the Middle Oconee River in Georgia
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Georgia city to move its inmates

A city in Georgia will soon be moving its inmates
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West Virginia judges remove Richwood mayor from office

A three-judge panel in West Virginia has approved a city council's request to remove Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber from office
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Delaware officials warn of possible water contamination

Public health officials in Delaware are warning some Sussex County residents about potential drinking water contamination
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Twin Cities seeing increase in coyote sightings

Animal control experts say coyotes encroaching in urban areas of the Twin Cities are likely there to stay
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Workshop helps farmers, food producers promote themselves

Farmers, producers and food entrepreneurs in southern Vermont who want to learn how to better promote their products are invited to take part in a free social media workshop this month
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Driver dies in two-car crash

Police say a speeding Cadillac skidded out of control, hit an oncoming car and left one person dead
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St. Paul starts new syringe exchange program

A new downtown St. Paul syringe exchange may be a sign that some local governments are embracing once controversial measures in dealing with the country's opioid epidemic
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The Latest: Lake had 16 deaths in decade before accident

The deaths from the tourist boat accident at Table Rock Lake in Missouri exceeded the number of deaths on the lake over the past decade combined
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Soldier's skull, long in US medical museum, buried in France

An Australian soldier's skull has been buried in a French war grave a century after it was taken for eventual display in a Philadelphia medical museum
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Wisconsin company hires former inmates, helps them succeed

A Wisconsin business is hiring former inmates and helping them succeed
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Police: Off-duty Long Island officer shots own leg in NYC

Police say an off-duty police officer from Long Island has accidentally shot himself in the leg while firing at men who assaulted him in the Bronx
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Wisconsin researchers study genetic screening for Amish

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are working to expand newborn genetic screening for Wisconsin's Amish and Old Order Mennonite communities
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Panel hears court worker's affidavit at impeachment inquiry

A West Virginia legislative panel has heard a sworn affidavit from a court employee who said she felt that suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry tried to intimidate her into lying about court renovations
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Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

The two major party candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race are set to square off in their first debate
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North Dakota ethanol plant looks to commercial fish market

A company that runs corn ethanol plants in North Dakota is researching using barley for biofuel and a feed product for commercial fisheries
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Maine man "honored" that Russia wants to interrogate him

A Maine man is among the U.S. officials that Russian President Vladimir Putin says he'd like his prosecutors to interrogate
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Authorities investigating 'kill cops' vandalism

Authorities are investigating the vandalizing of a town sign in Massachusetts with the message "kill cops."
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Federal regulators approve natural gas pipeline in Maryland

Federal regulators have approved a natural gas pipeline that will go through part of western Maryland
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Jury to mull case against man in slaying of 2 sisters

Jury deliberations are expected to begin Monday in the western Pennsylvania trial of a man accused of having killed two sisters last year
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VP Pence set to headline Georgia rally in governor's race

Vice President Mike Pence is set to headline a rally in Georgia in support of Secretary of State Brian Kemp's bid for governor
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Des Moines has 1.6 million parking spots

Des Moines has seven times as many parking spaces as people, according to a new study by the Mortgage Bankers Association
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Nurse accused of cancer hoax pleads not guilty to charges

An Ohio nurse who authorities say faked a diagnosis of lung cancer to obtain money and sick time has pleaded not guilty
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For Norland International, craft brewing market a boon

When Mike McFarland started Norland International in his basement 25 years ago, he never dreamed it would turn into what it is today
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Crash sends motorcyclist to hospital in critical condition

A motorcyclist is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital with injuries sustained in a crash
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City officials still seeking relatives of unearthed deceased

City officials still seeking relatives of unearthed deceased
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Joe Ricketts finishes expensive Nebraska religious retreat

Through a large gate, past a gatehouse and up a winding road, Joe Ricketts' multimillion-dollar religious retreat center near the Platte River is finished and awaits its first guests
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Long after hurricane, unearthed bodies remain unidentified

Some burial vaults that were sucked up out of a graveyard by Hurricane Matthew have remained unidentified for nearly two years
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County supervisors freeze development over water complaints

Supervisors in a north Mississippi county are freezing new development in a water association that's the subject of complaints about discolored water
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Florida sheriff: Drugs sprayed on mail sent to inmates

Florida authorities are charging dozens of people as part of a sophisticated drug-smuggling operation that consisted of spraying synthetic drugs on mail sent to inmates
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City moves to force owner to repair burned-out landmark

Officials in a southwest Mississippi city say they're trying to save a burned-out historic home built in 1818
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As charity founders retire, they pay forward to other groups

A Mississippi charity is donating to other nonprofit groups as it closes down
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Repairs likely to delay traffic on US 183 in north Nebraska

Repairs and repaving are expected to begin Monday on U.S. Highway 183 in north-central Nebraska
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Indian Cave State Park plans annual Campfire Christmas

Families are invited to share the Fifth Annual Campfire Christmas at Indian Cave State Park in southeast Nebraska
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$1 million pledged for Tulane Brain Institute

A Tulane University institute dedicated to brain science has received a pledge of $1 million to endow a research fund
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Former Louisiana congressman's memoir to be published

A former Louisiana congressman has a memoir coming out this summer
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Authorities: Vacant building fire suspicious

Authorities say they're investigating a Massachusetts fire as an arson
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Birmingham offering amnesty for ticket holders

Birmingham is offering amnesty for those facing traffic tickets or misdemeanor court cases
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