Tree hides portrait of state's 1st woman elected governor
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Tree hides portrait of state's 1st woman elected governor

Visitors to the New Hampshire Statehouse hoping to see former Gov. Jeanne Shaheen's portrait currently have to use their imaginations _ the painting is blocked by a potted tree in the reception area outside the governor's office

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Doctor admits signing phony prescriptions as part of scheme

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey doctor has admitted signing prescriptions for patients he never saw as part of a scheme that cheated the state's health benefits programs and other insurers out of nearly $25 million

UC Berkeley says 'Free Speech Week' event canceled
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UC Berkeley says 'Free Speech Week' event canceled

Confusion swirls around the "Free Speech Week" event at the University of California, Berkeley with the school saying the event has been canceled, but a featured speaker insists it will go on

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Bridge to be renamed for late sons of marathon bombing hero

A small bridge in Boston is being renamed in honor of the late sons of one of the citizen heroes that emerged from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

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Police: 2 officers shot by man they suspect shot wife first

Authorities say two police officers have been shot in Connecticut by a man they suspect shot his wife first.

Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth football
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Marc Buoniconti tells AP it's time to ban youth football

Marc Buoniconti wants youth football banned; paralyzed ex-player tells AP game is too dangerous

Man gets life in prison plus 50 years in student's slaying
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Man gets life in prison plus 50 years in student's slaying

A Tennessee man has avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing of nursing student Holly Bobo

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Police stage killing to snag suspect in murder-for-hire plot

Police say a makeup artist helped them stage an Ohio crime scene to make the suspect in a murder-for-hire plot believe his requested target was killed by the would-be hitman, who actually was working with investigators

The Latest: Oklahoma-born Catholic priest beatified
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The Latest: Oklahoma-born Catholic priest beatified

The Roman Catholic Church's first U.S.-born martyr has been beatified, bringing the Oklahoma native a step closer to possible sainthood

State of Missouri lands at center of racial conflict _ again
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State of Missouri lands at center of racial conflict _ again

The state of Missouri lands at the center of a racially charged conflict _ again