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    New home for NYC museum's collection of gems to open in 2019

    NEW YORK (AP) Exotic gemstones and minerals will soon be on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, including a recently announced 12-foot-tall (3-meter-tall) amethyst geode acquired from Uruguay.The new Allison and...

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    Vermont commemorates civil unions with historic site marker

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont's governor is dedicating a historic site marker to commemorate the state's first-in-the-nation civil union law and subsequent marriage equality legislation.Republican Gov. Phil Scott will dedicate the Marriage...

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    Attorney: Convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison.Curtis Fallgatter wrote in a court filing on Monday that Stephen Donaldson Sr. doesn't have...

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    Penn State fraternity faces underage drinking charges

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) A fraternity at Penn State University is facing charges of furnishing liquor to minors after two underage women were hospitalized for alcohol poisoning.Court records show Alpha Chi Rho is facing charges after allegedly...

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  • Entertainment

    AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

    Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, a person with direct knowledge of...

    By Schuyler Dixon, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • News

    Federal judge to rule later on latest Trump travel ban

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) A federal judge in Maryland will rule later on three lawsuits requesting preliminary injunctions to block the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions.A hearing was held Monday afternoon before U.S. District...

    By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press|

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    The Latest: Man thinks bodies in desert are son, girlfriend

    JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the search for a missing couple in a California desert (all times local):10:45 a.m.The father of a missing California man says he believes the bodies of his son and his son's girlfriend have...

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  • Oddities

    Man builds 2-story 'Star Wars' vehicle replica for Halloween

    PARMA, Ohio (AP) A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio should be enough to make any trick-or-treating Darth Vader proud.Nick Meyer has built a replica four-legged All Terrain Armored Transport, or AT-AT walker, nearly...

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  • Business

    His honeymoon destination? A San Francisco sourdough bakery

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) For a bread lover, no destination is more alluring than San Francisco.The Bay Area has a long history of making sourdough bread, with Boudin Bakery even using mother dough that can be traced back to the Gold Rush. Boudin has...

    By Matt Kemp, Associated Press|

  • Business

    His honeymoon destination? A San Francisco sourdough bakery

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) For a bread lover, no destination is more alluring than San Francisco.The Bay Area has a long history of making sourdough bread, with Boudin Bakery even using mother dough that can be traced back to the Gold Rush. Boudin has...

    By Matt Kemp, Associated Press|

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