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In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, high school students hold a protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal to emphasize patriotism in the teaching of U.S. history, at Ralston Valley High School, in Arvada, Colo. The protests over the Colorado school district’s proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state’s marquee midterm election races, injecting a volatile issue two weeks before early voting ballots land in mailboxes across the state. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Protesters to pack meeting on education changesColorado school board could decide fate of changes to US history courses that students protest
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Jennifer Cramblett is interviewed at the home of her attorney, Tim Misny, right, in Waite Hill, Ohio Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Cramblett has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donorOhio woman sues after receiving sperm from a black donor instead of a white donor
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Nearly 3 years prison for Ponzi schemer ex-partnerNearly 3-year sentence for ex-partner of convicted $1.2B Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein
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Prosecutors want death penalty drug info shieldedOhio prosecutors push to shield identity of pharmacists who create lethal injection drug
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Broadway coffeehouse in Detroit, Michigan is still open Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, despite a system of plastic pipe, garden hoses, duct tape and towels that provides water service to the coffeehouse and an adjoining jewelry store as city repairs to the water system serving the businesses are on hold, officials said.  (AP Photo/Mike Householder)
Makeshift system offers Detroit water hookupMakeshift system offers water hookup for 2 Detroit businesses amid delayed repairs
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Reputed drug cartel member to change plea in USReputed member of Sinaloa drug cartel set to change plea in New Hampshire court
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Suit: Toll-taker told not to say 'God bless you'New Jersey ex-toll-taker files suit, says boss told her not to say 'God bless you' to drivers
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In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo, Nick Powers waits for a harvester to finish digging a row of potatoes before he can load his truck during the harvest in Mapleton, Maine. Powers is a junior at Presque Isle High School, one of a half-dozen schools that close for up to three weeks each autumn as kids help to bring in the potato crop. Educators and farmers are clinging to a tradition that give farmers much-needed help and puts money in the pockets of teenagers. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Potato harvest schools Maine teens in hard workA break from school, and a lesson in hard work, for teen farmhands during potato harvest
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FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, File)
Plot to bomb holiday event leads to 30-year term4 years after plotting to blow up Oregon tree-lighting ceremony, man gets 3 decades in prison
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Missing-student suspect doesn't appear in courtMan charged with abducting missing UVa student doesn't appear on misdemeanor traffic charges
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Unidentified relatives and friends of Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo, grieve inside the city's police station in Bell Gardens, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Authorities say the mayor of Bell Gardens died Tuesday after being shot in a domestic dispute, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials. His wife has been detained and remains in custody. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
California community reels after mayor shot deadCalifornia community comes to grips with shooting death of mayor in fight with son and wife
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Killer of New Jersey rabbi's wife out of prisonMan who confessed to killing New Jersey rabbi's wife in 1994 is released from prison
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