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U.S. unemployment down

Unemployment fell in half of US states in May

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in half of U.S. states last month, led by drops in California, West Virginia, New York and Hawaii. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates rose in 17 […]

06/21/2013

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NY’s Main Beach tops annual survey of best beaches

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — This may be hard to believe in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, but an annual list of the best beaches in the country has a New York beach ranked No. […]

05/25/2013

High school prom photos of President Barack Obama are pictured on The Today Show in this YouTube video.

The President’s prom pic released in Time Magazine

It was around this time of year that President Obama went to his senior prom back in 1979. In a newly unearthed photo published today in TIME magazine, a then-17-year-old Barack Obama is seen wearing […]

05/23/2013

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of theCalifornia Strawberry Festival in Oxnard on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 from 10am-6:30pm. It’s at the Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 S. Rose Ave. Use the Strawberry […]

05/17/2013

Missile defense system tested over Pacific Ocean

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii (AP) — The Missile Defense Agency and US Navy sailors completed a successful test of a missile defense system by destroying a target launched in the Pacific Ocean. The Department […]

05/16/2013

Dogs wait for adoption in shelter. (AP Photo)

Travelers give Hawaii dogs 2nd chance on mainland

(AP) – The lanky, charcoal-gray dog with a distinctive, wiry hairdo would stand out in most other animal shelters, but no one gave him a second look on Hawaii’s island of Kauai.

04/20/2013

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Transgender man plans to keep seeking divorce

(AP) — A transgender Arizona man whose divorce request was rejected after his marriage was declared invalid plans to keep trying to get his 9-year union dissolved, saying he wants the 3 kids to whom he gave birth to know their parents’ marriage was legitimate.

04/02/2013

President Obama

Campaign for Obama library in full swing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where will President Barack Obama put his presidential library? Four years from the end of Obama’s presidency, Chicago and Honolulu are ramping up campaigns to build the center.

03/16/2013

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It’s time to ‘spring forward’ with daylight saving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Daylight saving time has arrived. If you haven’t done it already, remember to set your clocks an hour forward.

03/10/2013

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Remember to set clocks for daylight saving time

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the weekend to spring ahead for daylight saving time. Most Americans will get an hour less sleep but will gain an hour more of evening sunlight in the coming months.

03/09/2013

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Remember to set clocks for daylight saving time

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the weekend to spring ahead for daylight saving time. Most Americans will get an hour less sleep but will gain an hour more of evening sunlight in the coming months.

03/08/2013

Steven Tyler

Hawaii Senate passes Steven Tyler Act

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii state Senate has passed a bill that seeks to protect celebrities from overeager paparazzi. The so-called Steven Tyler Act would create a civil violation if people take unwanted photos or videos of others in their private moments.

03/05/2013

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