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School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

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CHICAGO (AP) — School opened in Chicago on Tuesday, with children and parents making their way past security guards whose bright neon vests served as a reminder of the city's efforts to protect students from the violence that plagues its streets. (...)
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32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-two teens "overwhelmed" their minders and escaped from a juvenile detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence, a state government spokesman said. Hours later Tuesday, eight were still on the run. (...)
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Coroner: Indiana teen killed by asphyxiation

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Relatives of an Indianapolis teenager whose badly burned body was found in a yard say they believe she was abducted and killed by a stranger. (...)
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Maryland doc facing sex charge surrenders license

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CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A suspended physician at the center of a state licensing scandal agreed Tuesday to permanently surrender his Maryland medical license to resolve charges he sexually assaulted a female patient at a walk-in clinic in April. (...)
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Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November election. (...)
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Problems abound with health law immigration papers

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MIAMI (AP) — More than 200,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering efforts to alert them. (...)
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Where things stand with Detroit's bankruptcy plan

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DETROIT (AP) — More than a year after Detroit filed for the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a federal judge is hearing evidence on whether he should approve the city's plan to emerge from billions of dollars in debt. Here's a look at the past, present and future of the city's finances: (...)
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Quake jolts, doesn't stop 2014 Napa harvest

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NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The first pinot noir grapes of the season came in to Trefethen Family Vineyards as usual, glistening purple mounds stacked in white bins. (...)
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New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A bank purposely avoided giving mortgages to African-Americans by locating all of its branches outside black neighborhoods and directing advertising and loan products toward largely white communities, New York's attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday as part of a wider investigation into an illegal practice known as redlining. (...)
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A guide to the trial over Texas' Voter ID law

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A major election year in Texas largely has overshadowed the trial to determine the fate of the state's tough new voter identification law, but U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi is presiding over a case to determine whether the measure safeguards ballot integrity or discriminates against minorities by imposing a mandate that suppresses turnout. (...)
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Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product. (...)
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APNewsBreak: Girl said Uzi was too much for her

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PHOENIX (AP) — A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an instructor with an Uzi at an Arizona shooting range said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports released Tuesday. (...)
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Court: US can withhold Guantanamo detainee images

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a decision allowing the U.S. government to keep secret photographs and videotapes of a Guantanamo detainee. (...)
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US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. (...)
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Flight diverted, woman removed over seat dispute

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A combative woman upset over a reclining seat was removed from a flight to Florida, airport officials said Tuesday, but the woman told authorities she was not aggressive — just upset over the recent death of her two dogs. (...)
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Tips on auto financing if you have poor credit

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Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring. Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at the Bankrate.com website, says consumers with poor credit shouldn't bite. (...)
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Home Depot investigates breach

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NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. (...)
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McDonald's increases checks of Chinese suppliers

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NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain's sales and reputation. (...)
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US stock market turns lower in afternoon trading

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly lower in afternoon trading Tuesday even after news that the economy was gaining strength. The S&P 500 dipped back below 2,000 points as oil producers weighed the index down. (...)
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1-800-FLOWERS buying Harry & David for $142.5M

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CARLE PLACE, N.Y. (AP) — 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts. (...)
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