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Letter penned by Alexander Hamilton for sale in SacramentoA rare military document written by Alexander Hamilton near the end of the Revolutionary War will be up for bidding this week in Sacramento
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FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, needles lay at the Cactus "safe injection site," where drug addicts can shoot up using clean needles, get medical supervision and freedom from arrest, in Montreal, Canada. Some lawmakers, activists and medical groups in Massachusetts are pushing for the creation of "supervised injection sites". Injection sites are already legal in a number of countries including Australia, Canada, France and Spain. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Debate on in Massachusetts over safe sites for drug usersSome lawmakers, activists and medical groups in Massachusetts are pushing for the creation of "supervised injection sites" where drug users can shoot up illegal substances under the watchful eye of trained staff
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in MaineLeaders in a Maine town say they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views
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Sheriff: Florida man slain by deputies carried assault rifleAuthorities say a gun-wielding Florida man was fatally shot by officers after he attacked his wife and daughter
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Kentucky assistant police chief fired for racist messagesCourt documents have revealed what ended the 25-year law enforcement career of an assistant police chief in the Louisville suburb of Prospect, Kentucky: Todd Shaw wrote in Facebook messages that he would shoot black children caught smoking marijuana
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2 soldiers killed when Army helicopter crashes in CaliforniaThe Army says two soldiers from Colorado have been killed in a helicopter crash during training in the Southern California desert
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FILE - In an April 2, 2009 file photo, Local 7 ironworkers Kevin McConologue, on ladder, and Scott White put protective netting in place over the seating behind home plate at Fenway Park in Boston. Boston Red Sox president Sam Kennedy announced Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 that the team is planning what he calls a “dramatic” expansion of safety netting at Fenway Park.  He says the netting will be extended past the dugouts on both the left field and right field lines. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Red Sox plan 'dramatic' expansion of Fenway safety nettingBoston Red Sox president Sam Kennedy says the team is planning what he calls a 'dramatic' expansion of safety netting at Fenway Park
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FILE - This April 26, 2013, file photo shows Joseph Percoco, executive deputy secretary for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and one of his most loyal advisers, during a news conference in Albany, N.Y. Jury selection begins in New York in Percoco's trial on bribery and extortion charges on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
Corruption trial of ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo aide to beginThe corruption trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to begin in Manhattan
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UMass gets Chan Zuckerberg grant for scientific projectThe University of Massachusetts has received a $5.5 million grant from a philanthropy founded by the man behind Facebook and his wife to create a way to search millions of scientific research articles
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Man dies while diving in underwater Florida cavesAuthorities say a man has died while diving in a popular underwater network of caves in Florida
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FILE - In this March 10, 2017, file photo, visitors view a horticultural display by Mercer County Community College during a preview of the annual Philadelphia Flower Show, featuring the theme "Holland: Flowering the World," at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. As the East Coast slogs through chilly temperatures and winter dreariness, visitors will dive into spring during the annual Philadelphia Flower Show from March 3 to 11, 2018, featuring the theme "Wonders of Water" and promising to "celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water." (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Flower show's focus on water lets visitors dive into springAs the East Coast continues its slog through chilly temperatures and general winter dreariness, the Philadelphia Flower Show offers a colorful sneak peek into warmer, longer days
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In this Dec. 11, 2017 photo, Kimberly Taylor, one of three high school students remaining at the Rochester School, stands in an empty science classroom at the school in Rochester, Vt. The middle-high school is slated to close at the end of the 2018 school year, as Rochester is among some small rural communities struggling to keep schools open in the face of dropping enrollment, rising costs and tightening budgets. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
With just 3 students, small-town high school closing downSome small towns struggle to keep schools open in the face of dropping enrollment, rising costs and tightening budgets
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