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  • Business

    Dog deaths after grooming documented, but link uncertain

    Over the past decade 47 dogs have died across the U.S. during grooming, or within days of showing signs of ill health after grooming, at the nation's leading pet retailer, a New Jersey news organization reports, though what the numbers mean is...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Art exhibit canceled amid concerns over Trump satire

    FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — An art exhibit satirizing President Donald Trump has been canceled at a town arts center after its leaders worried it would make them appear biased.The Cape Cod Times reports that Artist Salley Mavor withdrew her show at...

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  • Health

    California kindergartner can use cannabis drug at school

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California kindergartener can continue bringing her cannabis-based drug to her public school.The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported Saturday that a judge in favor of 5-year-old Brooke Adams, who uses the drug...

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  • Business

    Lawsuit alleges Party City denied job to woman with autism

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who was hoping to land a sales job at Party City was turned down after a manager realized she has autism, according to a federal lawsuit.The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit...

    By Michael Casey, Associated Press|

  • Business

    After Florence, what to know about your insurance coverage

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, thousands of people in the Carolinas are still waiting to return to their homes. Those who have are assessing the damage.Catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates insured wind and storm surge losses...

    By Sarah Skidmore Sell, AP Personal Finance Writer|

  • News

    Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized by Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter for...

    By Jeff Amy, Associated Press|

  • News

    The Latest: Faculty ask donor to remove name from school

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —The Latest on a dispute at the University of Mississippi over a social media post by a donor (all times local):10:15 p.m.Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi are asking a donor to voluntarily remove...

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  • Lifestyle

    Family: Man killed under Santa Monica Pier wasn't homeless

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man was found fatally bludgeoned on a Southern California beach the same day two of three homeless men died after being beaten last weekend in downtown Los Angeles.Santa Monica police initially...

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  • Lifestyle

    Family: Man killed under Santa Monica Pier wasn't homeless

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man was found fatally bludgeoned on a Southern California beach the same day two of three homeless men died after being beaten last weekend in downtown Los Angeles.Santa Monica police initially...

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  • Business

    Bourbon maker Four Roses reaches deal to settle strike

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Striking employees at Four Roses will return to work next week after the Kentucky bourbon maker and union officials reached a tentative agreement Friday to end a two-week walkout, a union leader said.More than 50 hourly...

    By Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press|

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