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U.S. Postal Service releases annual dog attack city rankings
April 06, 2017 - 2:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades, as internet shopping booms and...
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April 06, 2017 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades, as internet shopping booms and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Attorneys for Frein, charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of Pennsylvania Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, are asking a judge on the eve of his trial to throw out his videotaped confession. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 11:09 am
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The trial of an anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper in a 2014 ambush at their barracks is set to resume hours after the suspect was taken to the hospital. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin tweeted that Eric Frein's trial is...
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April 06, 2017 - 8:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans oppose funding President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The president gets higher marks for efforts to boost defense spending and beef up the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman works against the Pittsburgh Pirates during a spring training baseball game in Dunedin, Fla. Stroman makes his season debut for Toronto on Thursday at Tampa Bay after winning MVP honors with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic last month. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 06, 2017 - 2:57 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HEAD START Marcus Stroman makes his season debut for Toronto after winning MVP honors with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic last month. Stroman was 1-1 with a 2.35 ERA in three starts for the United States, including six dominant...
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April 03, 2017 - 8:20 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Ozone season begins April 1 and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has begun issuing daily forecasts for ground-level ozone, the agency announced today. High concentrations of ozone can create breathing problems, especially for children, people with asthma or...
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April 03, 2017 - 1:27 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas won't be extending its health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law after Democrats and moderate Republicans failed Monday to override conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of an expansion bill. The state...
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This photo provided by Clint Payne shows Melissa Cochran at a hospital in London. Cochran, who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday, April, 1, 2017, posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her crutches in the air. It was captioned with this quote: "What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." Cochran also suffered a broken rib and cuts to the head during the March 22 attack. (Clint Payne via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 8:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah woman who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Melissa Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her...
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This photo provided by Clint Payne shows Melissa Cochran at a hospital in London. Cochran, who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday, April, 1, 2017, posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her crutches in the air. It was captioned with this quote: "What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." Cochran also suffered a broken rib and cuts to the head during the March 22 attack. (Clint Payne via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 6:36 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah woman who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Melissa Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her...
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April 01, 2017 - 7:48 am
CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — Moore County authorities are investigating the deaths of nine dogs from antifreeze poisoning. WTVD-TV ( http://abc11.tv/2omzAwV ) reports that the dogs died in the Carolina Lakes neighborhood east of Carthage. Authorities weren't immediately sure if the dogs were intentionally...
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