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In this March 14, 2013 file photo, a band is on the move on the corner of Sixth Street and I-35 at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Jay Janner)

South By Southwest overstuffed with music goodies

South By Southwest and the surrounding unaffiliated hoopla have slipped into hyperdrive as the music portion of the annual conference and festival opens this week. Kanye West and Jay Z have announced they’re headed to […]

03/11/2014

Austin Sigg sits in district court in Golden, Colo., on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, during his sentencing. (AP Photo, Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool)

Colorado teen who killed girl gets life in prison

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado teenager who killed and dismembered a 10-year-old girl in the Denver area last year was ordered to spend the rest of his life behind bars after an emotional hearing […]

11/19/2013

Jessica Ridgeway's aunt Becca Ridgeway, left, mother Sarah Ridgeway and grandmother Christine Ridgeway, right, testify in district court in Golden, Colo., on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, during the sentencing phase of Austin Sigg. (AP Photo/Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool)

Slain girl’s mother says killer’s name will be forgotten

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — The mother of a 10-year-old Colorado girl whose death and dismemberment terrified a community said Monday the killer doesn’t deserve to know how the girl’s death affected her, and his name […]

11/18/2013

Austin Sigg sits in district court in Golden, Colo., on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, during his sentencing. (AP Photo, Denver Post, RJ Sangosti, Pool)

Lawyer: Colo. teen killer had head deformity

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Statements made by a Colorado teen who killed and dismembered a 10-year-old girl show he was “sadistic,” had no empathy for her and had a history of sexual deviance, a psychologist […]

11/18/2013

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Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

MIAMI (AP) — Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he’d be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act […]

11/02/2013

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Tweetable facts about Twitter’s IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has redefined the way we communicate, get news and share tidbits of our lives. It has even been credited with starting a revolution or two. The company, based in San […]

09/13/2013

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Man accused of opening doors to try to crash plane

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says an Austin, Texas, man has been charged with trying to crash a plane by working to open emergency exits while it was in the air. AirTran Flight […]

08/21/2013

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X Games going deep in heart of Texas to Austin

The X Games are going from the glitz of Los Angeles to deep in the heart of Texas. Athletes with skateboards and motorcycles will be competing in the Texas capital after ESPN announced Wednesday that […]

07/17/2013

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Ex-teen mom heads filibuster versus abortion limit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — To lead their nearly 13-hour filibuster attempt aimed at blocking a contentious abortion bill, Texas Democrats turned to a 50-year-old lawmaker who pulled herself up from a tough background as a […]

06/26/2013

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No bomb found aboard LA-to-Texas Southwest flight

PHOENIX (AP) — Southwest Airlines says passengers on a plane diverted to Phoenix because of a bomb threat have been flown to their original destination on another plane. No bomb was found on the plane […]

06/11/2013

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