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Lake Havasu City man dies after falling on hike

Lake Havasu City man dies after falling on hike

Authorities are investigating the death of a Lake Havasu City man who died after falling into a ravine.

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San Diego pier closes due to high surf

San Diego pier closes due to high surf

SAN DIEGO — Ocean Beach pier in San Diego has been closed due to high surf pounding the shoreline.

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Protesters in Spain urge puppeteers' acquittal on charges

Protesters in Spain urge puppeteers' acquittal on charges

People, including one holding a puppet, gather outside Madrid’s city hall to protest the detention of two puppeteers.

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Protesters in Spain urge puppeteers' acquittal on charges

Protesters in Spain urge puppeteers' acquittal on charges

MADRID — Protesters marched through Madrid and the southern Spanish city of Granada on Saturday calling for charges to be dropped against two puppeteers jailed for allegedly praising terrorism.

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As teeth-chattering temps move in, officials urge caution

As teeth-chattering temps move in, officials urge caution

Guests sit poolside, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at the Tempe Mission Palms hotel in Tempe, Ariz. Phoenix is expected to set a warm wether record this week with temperatures in the 80's (AP Photo/Matt York)

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Baby, it’s (ridiculously) cold on the East Coast

Baby, it’s (ridiculously) cold on the East Coast

NEW YORK — Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter — a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel.

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Idaho hiking trail reopens following aggressive goat problem

CLARK FORK, Idaho — The U.S. Forest Service reopened a northern Idaho hiking trail Saturday after deciding aggressive mountain goats that had grown accustomed to human handouts and even become demanding had time to find other sources of food.

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Dinosaur National Monument plans Rocky Mountain goat removal

DENVER — The National Park Service is drafting plans to remove or restrict Rocky Mountain goats from Dinosaur National Monument in northwest Colorado.

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Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up

Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up

A torch lighting opens the Newport Winter Carnival in New Hampshire. PETA protested the event’s greased pig show.

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Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up

Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up

NEWPORT, N.H. — An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a “Greased Pig on Ice,” but withdrew it after learning there’s no pig in the act — just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail.

February 12, 2016 3:12 pmLoading…
Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

For generations, any woman who owned a dress made by Willie Otey Kay owned an heirloom, a coveted gem, a treasure beyond price.

February 12, 2016 4:00 am Photos

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Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

For generations, any woman who owned a dress made by Willie Otey Kay owned an heirloom, a coveted gem, a treasure beyond price.

February 11, 2016 6:00 pm Photos

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Amusement park owner sues former employee over pipe organ

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A pipe organ that has served as the musical backdrop to an amusement park clown is now the subject of a civil court case.

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As 'Force Awakens' winds down, 'Avatar' remains supreme

NEW YORK — Two months after opening to unprecedented fanfare, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is finally winding down in theaters, leaving behind arsenals of plastic lightsabers and a trail of box-office records.

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Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

In this undated photo made available by the North Carolina Museum of History, shows a satin teal gown embellished with sequins and rhinestones made by Willie Otey Kay. An exhibit titled "Made Especially for You by Willie Kay," tells the story of a woman whose talents transcended the clear ra…

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Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

\In this undated photo made available by the North Carolina Museum of History, shows this mother-of-the groom rose gown made by Willie Otey Kay. An exhibit titled "Made Especially for You by Willie Kay," tells the story of a woman whose talents transcended the clear racial boundaries of her …

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Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

Woven of dignity: Black seamstress' legacy on display

In this shown in this 1981 photo, Willie Otey Kay shows her dress form in her living room at her house on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh, N.C., as she crafted the specialty dresses. Long before the rage over a must-have Marc Jacobs handbag or a pair of 7 For All Mankind jeans, "it" girls in the …

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Minnesota bar owner, manager charged in Wisconsin beer run

Minnesota bar owner, manager charged in Wisconsin beer run

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota bar owner and manager are charged with illegally bringing in a Wisconsin beer for resale.

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Senate approves bill to ban liquor at fully nude bars

Senate approves bill to ban liquor at fully nude bars

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan would strip state liquor licenses from bars offering fully nude entertainment under a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday.

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Fort Wayne zoo seeks volunteer toad, frog trackers

Fort Wayne zoo seeks volunteer toad, frog trackers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is looking for volunteers as part of an effort to track frog and toad species.

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