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Off-duty corrections officer accidentally shoots self in bar

An off-duty New York City corrections officer has accidentally shot himself and a woman after he dropped his gun while talking to her in a bar

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Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups
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Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups

The Trump administration says state and local governments should pay for cleanups of the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and other iconic waterways

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Maine senators join fight to ease sea urchin shipping burden

Maine's U.S. senators are on board with a plan to make it easier for seafood dealers to export sea urchins and sea cucumbers outside of the United States

States rejecting bills intended to keep guns away from kids
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States rejecting bills intended to keep guns away from kids

Gun-rights groups have successfully pushed back against state attempts to pass bills that would impose penalties on parents who fail to properly secure their firearms

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Texas Senate rejecting House's watered down 'bathroom bill'

The Texas Senate is planning to reject a House attempt to revive the transgender "bathroom bill," and seek a conference committee to reconcile differences in proposals that each chamber passed on the issue

Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio Olympics damaged
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Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio Olympics damaged

More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at the Rio Olympics to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers, who will replace them due to flaking, black spots and other damage

Empire State Building goes dark for Manchester victims
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Empire State Building goes dark for Manchester victims

The Empire State Building has gone dark in a show of support for the victims of the suicide bombing in Britain

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Los Angeles man convicted of 1981 magazine-ad murder

A jury has convicted a Los Angeles man for the 1981 robbery and murder of a 77-year-old widower he met through a gay magazine ad

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Human leg in a fishing boot washes up on Alaska beach

A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city

Flood fears spread to Carolinas as rain pounds the South
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Flood fears spread to Carolinas as rain pounds the South

The threat of flooding continues across several southern states as heavy rain soaked the area and prompted new flood watches in the Carolinas while a massive storm system swept eastward