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Campaign seeks to push Seattle minimum wage to $15

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington already has the nation’s highest state minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. Now, there’s a push in Seattle, at least, to make it $15. That would mean fast food workers, retail […]

08/19/2013

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Town honors dog that saved 2 girls in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Every dog has its day, but few canines get a motorcade on their return home. Kabang, who lost half her face jumping in front of a motorcycle to save two girls, […]

06/10/2013

Swine flu found in elephant seals off California

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Researchers have detected swine flu in elephant seals off the Central California coast, saying it was the first time a human pandemic strain has been found in marine mammals. However, none […]

05/16/2013

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Convicted Amish fight for release

CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for a group of Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their faith in eastern Ohio are arguing their constitutional rights have been violated.

04/05/2013

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Researcher: Zombie fads peak when society unhappy

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zombies seem to be everywhere these days. To Clemson University professor Sarah Lauro, the phenomenon isn’t harmful or a random fad, but part of a historical trend that mirrors a level of cultural dissatisfaction and economic upheaval.

03/11/2013

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Huge DNA code of the Christmas tree being revealed

NEW YORK (AP) – To millions of people, the Christmas tree is a cheerful sight. To scientists who decipher the DNA codes of plants and animals, it’s a monster.

12/13/2012

Soccer player charged for shoving referee

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) – A University of California, Santa Barbara soccer player is facing a criminal charge for shoving a referee and he’s been cut from the team. A county prosecutor says 23-year-old Peter […]

11/01/2012

U of Calif. to pay pepper-sprayed Occupy protesters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The University of California is set to pay nearly $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest at UC Davis last fall. UC […]

09/26/2012

How the tabby got its stripes: It's in the genes

NEW YORK (AP) – How does a tabby cat earn its stripes? With the right DNA. Scientists say they’ve found the gene that sets the common tabby pattern – stripes or blotches. It’s one of […]

09/20/2012

Brown's office launches climate change website

(AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday launched a website to document the effects of climate change and respond to those who question it, calling them climate change “denialists.” Brown’s office announced the site while […]

08/13/2012

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