Arbitrator sends Kaepernick's grievance against NFL to trial

An arbitrator is sending Colin Kaepernick's grievance with the NFL to trial, denying the league's request to throw out the quarterback's claims that owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his protests of social injustice
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Man gets prison in abuse of baby daughter who later died

A Los Angeles County judge has sentenced a man to 24 years in state prison for abusing his baby daughter who later died from the injuries
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State police seek answers in 26-year-old homicide case

Massachusetts State Police are urging anyone with information about the killing of a 27-year-old woman whose body was found in the trunk of her car 26 years ago to come forward
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Wildfires rage through California amid heat rage

Firefighters make progress against wildfires that have destroyed dozens of buildings and caused at least one death in California as a heat wave roasts the southern part of the state
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Marshall University marching band to perform in London

Marshall University's marching band will perform in the 2020 New Year's Day Parade in London
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Chinese cranes are off tariff list, US port sighs relief

The Trump Administration is no longer threatening to slap tariffs on Chinese-made gantry cranes
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With teachers watching, Kentucky court to consider pensions

Kentucky's governor and attorney general are preparing to meet before the state Supreme Court to argue about the future of one of the country's worst-funded pension systems
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Tennessee meat market owner sentenced in food stamp scam

The owner of a Tennessee meat market has been sentenced to four years and three months in prison for running a $1.2 million fraud scheme against a federal food assistance program
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Hogan endorsed by 2 local unions

Gov. Larry Hogan is showcasing a pair of endorsements from two local labor unions
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Tennessee revenues exceed forecasts in August

Tennessee officials say tax revenues for the first month of the state's fiscal year came in nearly 3 percent higher, or $34.4 million higher than originally projected
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Arts council seeking artwork from veterans for exhibit

The Kentucky Arts Council is seeking artwork from military veterans, their spouses and their children for a special exhibit that will go on display later this year
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Mississippi town nearly doubles in size with annexation

The size of one Mississippi college town is nearly doubling Thursday, after a judge approved an annexation
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School district says finances to cause closures, layoffs

A county school district in Mississippi says it's going to close two elementary schools and lay off workers to help curb its financial troubles
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Critic banned from city property found guilty of trespassing

A critic of an Alabama city has been found guilty of trespassing to attend a city council meeting
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Vulnerable US senator welcomes Trump in tight Nevada race

Republicans' chances of keeping their U.S. Senate majority have become shakier as races in red states have tightened, but the party's most vulnerable member insists he's bullish about his re-election
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Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas

A museum celebrating all things cannabis with displays that include a glass bong taller than a giraffe and huggable faux marijuana plants is the newest tourist attraction in Las Vegas
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Officials investigate large clam die-off

Massachusetts environmental officials are investigating a large clam die-off
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Hurricane floods mix 3.2M gallons of wastewater with creek

An official at a water utility company in North Carolina says Hurricane Florence's floodwaters caused 3.2 million gallons of partially-treated wastewater to mix with a creek
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PennDOT: $58M interstate project behind schedule

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation say a $58 million construction project in York County is behind schedule
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2 men, teen arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia man

Virginia police say they've arrested two men and a 16-year-old girl involved in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old Richmond man
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New veterans' cemetery slated for northern New Mexico

A $3.2 billion federal grant has been awarded to construct a state veterans' cemetery in the northern New Mexico town of Angel Fire
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Warrant: New Mexico observatory closure linked to child porn

An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month sparking popular rumors of alien visitor appears to be linked to a child pornography investigation
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Flu cases found in all Delaware counties; 1 hospitalized

Delaware health officials say flu cases have been confirmed in the state's three counties and one person has been hospitalized
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Body recovered after being swept away by Nogales floodwaters

Authorities say a body has been recovered after it was swept away by floodwaters in Nogales
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Santa Fe seeks to rid city of renegade gophers

Officials in New Mexico's capital have declared war on gophers
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Flake's son appeals dismissal of malicious-prosecution suit

The son of outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake is appealing the dismissal of a malicious-prosecution lawsuit over the now-dismissed charges filed against the younger Flake in the heat-exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs at a kennel operated by his then-in-laws
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Police: 2 officers wounded in Maryland shooting

Authorities say two Maryland police officers have been shot while serving a drug-related search warrant
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UVM, nurses union reach tentative agreement on contract

The University of Vermont Medical Center reached a tentative contract agreement with a union representing nurses
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BYU has first law school class that's more than half female

Brigham Young University's law school is preparing for it its first class where women make up more than half the student body
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1 death during Florence: A hunter keeping watch on his dogs

Man's love for his hunting dogs kept him out in the gathering storm and led to his death
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2 Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shot; suspect dead

Authorities say two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have been shot and wounded in East Los Angeles
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Relatives: Women killed in Texas more than troubles endured

Four women killed in Texas _ allegedly by a Border Patrol agent _ were bound by difficulties in life. But relatives say they were more than the troubles they endured.
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Floods prevent inspectors from studying environmental harm

Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina
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Latest: Los Angeles sheriff's deputies shot; 3 in custody

Authorities now say they believe all suspects are accounted for after a gunfight wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and killed a suspect at an East Los Angeles park
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