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The Latest: Dad, daughter catch teen who fell from ride

A father and his daughter had caught the teenage girl who fell 25 feet to the ground from an amusement park ride

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Lakeside homeowners, sculling camp clash over waterway use
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Lakeside homeowners, sculling camp clash over waterway use

Rowing is thought of as a relatively quiet, benign sport but some owners of lakeside vacation homes in Vermont say too much of it by a renowned sculling camp is preventing them from enjoying the waterway

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance _ and face some
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Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance _ and face some

Gay pride parades in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights

A risky fix to repair a city's gutted streetlight grid
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A risky fix to repair a city's gutted streetlight grid

After years in the dark, crews in Tulsa are finally scrambling to rewire the city's decimated lighting grid after copper thieves stole 33 miles (53 kilometers) of the precious metal

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Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family

An off-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas tells investigators he got into a vehicle with two men who then allegedly kidnapped and attacked him to get them away from his family

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Ohio killer who survived execution wants next try blocked

A convicted Ohio killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009 is asking a federal judge to prevent a second trip to the state death chamber

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Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5

Jury deliberations are to continue this week in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl known as "Baby Doe" after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island

On the move: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home
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On the move: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

A sequoia tree seedling sent more than a century ago by naturalist John Muir to Idaho and planted in a Boise medical doctor's yard has become an obstacle to progress

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Crowd catches teen falling from park ride; no serious injury

Officials: Crowd catches teenage girl falling from gondola ride at upstate New York amusement park; no serious injuries reported

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3-year-old boy dies after he's found in hot car in Texas

Police in Texas say a three-year-old has died after he climbed into a hot car that was parked in the yard of his Fort Worth home