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Burning River Pepper Jam is displayed on a shelf at the Great Lakes Brewing Company gift shop, Monday, June 17, 2019, in Cleveland. The "burning river" in the jam's name is inspired by the Cuyahoga River’s most famous fire. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
'Burning river' loses sting in Cleveland 50 years after fireFifty years after a fire on a Cleveland river helped spawn the Environmental Protection Agency, artists and entrepreneurs have forged decades of embarrassment into a fiery brand of civic pride
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Texas longhorn sets Guinness world record for longest hornsA Texas longhorn in Alabama has set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for longest horns, with a span wider than the Statue of Liberty's face
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Autopsy: 2 slain campus victims each had 6 or more woundsAn autopsy shows that a student credited with tackling a gunman during a fatal North Carolina campus rampage suffered eight gunshot wounds, and another slain student was shot six times
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Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western MichiganPolice in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the response of officers
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2012 file photo, Robbie Parker, the father of six-year-old Emilie who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, fights back tears as he speaks during a press conference, in Newtown, Conn. Parker spent years trying to ignore the people who would take to the Internet to call him a crisis actor or claim his daughter never existed. He has now changed course, joining the families of other victims in taking legal action against deniers. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Newtown parents score a win in growing fight against hoaxersNewtown parents have scored a win in their growing battle against conspiracy theorists, as the father of a 6-year-old killed at Sandy Hook won a defamation suit against authors who claimed the school shooting never happened
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Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of commentsAn Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor's statements about "killing out" gay and transgender people at a city council meeting
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Florida parking lot shooter wants sheriff as defense witnessAttorneys for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space want to call as an expert witness the local sheriff
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Consumer group warns of dangers of classic summer toysA consumer advocacy group is reminding parents of the dangers of classic summertime toys like baby pools, high-powered water guns and inflatable pool rings
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FILE - In this July 9, 2018, file photo, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill speaks during a news conference at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. The four women who accused Indiana's attorney general of drunkenly groping them at a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers. The law firm representing the women says an announcement is coming Tuesday, June 18, 2019, about legal action regarding the allegations against Hill. The women’s lawyers said in October they intended to sue Hill, who has denied wrongdoing.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Indiana attorney general sued over groping allegationsIndiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groping them during a party last year
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Police: Arizona man beheads roommate's dog as she moves outArizona police say a man in a Phoenix suburb mutilated and beheaded his roommate's dog as she was moving out of the home that the two shared
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School District Has Drastic Plan to Quash Vaping 'Epidemic'Random drug tests ordered by Nebraska's Fairbury Public Schools will be looking for one drug in particular: nicotine. In an effort to curb teen vaping, students in grades seven through 12 who hope to take part in extracurriculars including marching band must submit to random nicotine testing following a school...
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Dane County, Wis., Sheriff David Mahoney looks through a small window in a solitary confinement cell at the county jail in Madison. Mahoney says he has no separate housing for inmates with certain behavioral, medical or mental health problems, so he has to put them in these cells even though he says it's "inhumane. But we're forced into a situation to keep these people alive." (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicidesMedication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided.
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