Category: AP

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Biden leads re-enactment of voting rights march

By Phillip Rawls, Associated Press — SELMA, Ala. — The vice president and black leaders commemorating a famous civil rights march on Sunday said efforts to diminish the impact of African-Americans’ votes haven’t stopped...

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Garland officer fired after killing suspect

GARLAND, Texas (AP) — A Garland police officer was fired after an investigation into a chase in which a fleeing suspect died after being shot at 41 times. The Dallas Morning News reports Officer Patrick...

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Mixed feelings on start of Austin plastic bag ban

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A plastic bag ban has officially started in Austin after the city’s $850,000, yearlong ad campaign designed to educate consumers and businesses. The bags officially disappeared from stores Friday, but...

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Vt. lye victim gets new face at Boston hospital

By Bridget Murphy, Associated Press — BOSTON — Loved ones knew it was her at the hospital when they saw her teeth. Carmen Blandin Tarleton’s face was unrecognizable after the lye attack, burned away...