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Weather Alert Day: Flash Flood Watch for some

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Today's Forecast: . Clouds/showers/storms will develop later this morning and into the second half of the day beginning over the mountains. Some of those could cause flooding concerns. 

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Highway 96 closed after flash flooding

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Major flash flooding caused multiple closures and delays in Fremont and Custer Counties Sunday. 

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Colorado Springs Police K-9 Remme dies of illness

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The Colorado Springs Police K-9 Unit said goodbye to a loyal four-legged officer this weekend.  Police Canine Remme was on duty early Friday morning when he experienced an acute medical issue.

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Pueblo teen dies in single-car rollover crash, driver seriously injured

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An investigation is underway following a single-car rollover crash that resulted in the death of a Pueblo teen and left the driver with life-threatening injuries.  

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Police investigate Durango drowning

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 Police are investigating the drowning of a 66-year-old man in the Animas River in Durango. The Durango Herald reports police were notified of a man face down in a storm water drainage on Saturday. 

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Weather Alert Day: More rain with flash flooding once again possible

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Scattered storms through the Pikes Peak region this afternoon but most of the rain will fall in the southeast mountains and move south across the plains south of highway 50...

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Sunday Evening Weather; storms out and about...Monday too

Heavy rains possible from slow moving storms Heavy rains possible from slow moving storms
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Monday will be almost a repeat of Sunday, except that, the greater numbers of storms will be south, this time. That doesn't mean no storms north of Pueblo, but the focus of more numerous activity is more to the south. Storms will be slow movers, there may be more than one, and the day will be more grey than blue. In fact, Sunday evening storms could rumble long enough into the night, to create some...

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Suspects accused of starting Lake Christine Fire turn themselves in

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The Eagle County Sheriff's Office said two suspects accused of starting the Lake Christine Fire that destroyed three homes turned themselves in Sunday. 

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The Latest: Governor saddened by fatal police shooting

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The governor of Massachusetts says he's saddened to learn of the deaths of a local police officer and a bystander who were shot following a vehicle crash and foot chase. Authorities say Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times Sunday morning and later died. 

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Small Stream Flood Advisory issued for northeastern El Paso County

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The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a small stream flood advisory for northeastern El Paso County in east central Colorado Sunday. The advisory is in effect until 5:15 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the Doppler radar has indicated heavy rain due to expected thunderstorms in the area. 

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Pranksters plant Wyoming city's flower pots with real pot

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A Wyoming city has discovered its potted plants have literally gone to pot. Officials in Powell believe pranksters planted marijuana seeds in city-owned flower pots this spring, leading unsuspecting city workers to water and care for them.

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Bus crash in New Mexico leaves 3 dead, 22 injured

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 Authorities say a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico has killed three people and injured 22 others. 

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Protesters clash with Chicago Police after officer fatally shoots man

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An angry crowd shouted and threw bottles at Chicago police after an officer fatally shot a man on the city’s South Side Saturday, prompting the arrest of at least four demonstrators. 

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Colorado corrections investigating inmate murder at Buena Vista jail

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Corrections officials are investigating the murder of an inmate at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility in central Colorado.  

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France wins 2nd World Cup title, beating Croatia 4-2

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Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. 

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Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

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Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery. 

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Colorado bull rider suffers fatal injuries at Wyoming rodeo

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A memorial service was scheduled for Sunday for a Colorado bull rider who suffered fatal injuries while competing in a Wyoming rodeo. The father of Jason Blasdel of Fruita, Colorado, says his son was injured July 7 while competing at the Platte River Rodeo in Saratoga, Wyoming. 

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Shots fired at rodeo event in Elbert County

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Saturday evening, deputies from the Elbert County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting in the 44000 block of Comanche Creek Road. 

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Saturday Evening Weather...rain chances rise dramatically Sunday & Monday!

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Monsoonal moisture kicking off storms in the mountains, has been meeting with exceedingly dry air over the Front Range, destroying any storms as they would try to form there. However, a cool front drifting across Montana & Wyoming, will itself head butt the monsoonal moisture eastward, kicking the dry wedge in place Sunday, so that...

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El Paso County Fair debuts new exhibits on opening day

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The El Paso County Fair opened to visitors on Saturday and News 5 got an inside look at major upgrades and added features.

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Man recounts moments as property burned from Chateau Fire

What's left of Russ Iverson's property in Teller County shocked him, he thought there would be a chance the flames missed his lot What's left of Russ Iverson's property in Teller County shocked him, he thought there would be a chance the flames missed his lot
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As the Chateau Fire burned hundreds of acres in Teller County, Russ Iverson worried if the land he purchased years ago would be safe. 

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Canon City firefighters help Cuchara community heal

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A Cuchara woman was caught by surprise when some generous firefighters came into town to spend some money to help the local economy Friday. Pamela Ward posted to Facebook that a firetruck rolled into downtown Cuchara after a local bar reopened from being closed for two weeks due to the Springs Fire. 

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Colorado Springs Police respond to possible shooting over bicycle

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Police said a victim told people at a nearby homeless camp that he was shot by a man with a beard over a bike Saturday. Colorado Springs Police officers responded to reports of a shooting in the area of S Weber Street and E Mill Street around 2:14 p.m. 

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FDA warns pet owners of possible link between dog food and heart disease

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners about a possible link between certain dog foods and canine heart disease. The FDA put out a statement on July 12, following reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating specific dog foods that contain peas, lentils, other legume seeds, or potatoes as the major ingredient. 

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Houston woman sentenced for trying to sell daughter for sex

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A Houston woman accused of offering to sell her 2-year-old daughter for sex at a cost of $1,200 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. 

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The Latest: Firefighter killed fighting blaze near Yosemite

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The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says a firefighter has been killed while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Officials say Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney was killed Saturday morning while battling the Ferguson Fire. 

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The Latest: Frustrated Williams surprises Kerber's coach

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Angelique Kerber's coach thought "frustration" led Serena Williams to try and hit the ball at his player during the Wimbledon final.  At 1-1 in the second set of Kerber's 6-3, 6-3 victory, Williams fiercely struck a forehand drive volley in the German's direction, but missed her opponent and the court as the ball went long. 

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Judge reduces sentence for Brighton mom who left boy in cold car

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A Colorado judge reduced the sentence for a woman who left her 2-year-old son in a car overnight during a snowstorm, causing him to suffer hypothermia and frostbite.

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Jaguar escapes enclosure at New Orleans zoo, kills 6 animals

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A jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and killed six animals.

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Town of Superior files 2nd suit to keep former weapons plant closed to public

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A Colorado town near a former nuclear weapons plant has filed suit to keep part of the site from opening to the public as a wildlife refuge. 

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Do you think out of the box? It's National Mac n' Cheese Day!

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Every day can be a Mac n' Cheese Day for some of us, but today is officially National Mac n' Cheese Day!  

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Zoe Vyzourek, missing teen from Colorado Springs

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The Colorado Springs Police Department has reported a missing teen from Colorado Springs. 

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Pueblo teen bites officer during arrest

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Just before 6 a.m. Saturday morning, a Pueblo P.D. officer came across a teen male and female screaming at each other near Vinewood and Devonshire. 

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Angelique Kerber defeats Serena Williams to win first Wimbledon title

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Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title.

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CSPD arrests two on warrants, drug charges following traffic stop

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Friday just before noon, a CSPD sergeant noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Oro Balanco Drive and Carefree Circle. 

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Denver woman's dog killed while in care of Rover sitter

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A woman in Denver is mourning the loss of her Dachshund, Wally. 

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Person of interest in fatal shooting now in custody

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The fatal shooting of a woman on the southeastern side of Colorado Springs has police asking everyone to keep an eye out for a man considered to be a person of interest at this point in the investigation.

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Priest play ball to raise money for Catholic fundraiser

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It was Colorado Springs and Pueblo versus Denver, and bragging rights were on the line because both teams had been practicing for several months.

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Story homers, drives in 4 as Rockies beat Mariners 10-7

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The Rockies took a 4-2 lead in the third on Story's two-run homer, his 19th, and broke it open in the fifth. Gerardo Parra and Ian Desmond had back-to-back RBI singles and Wolters had a two-run single to make it 8-3.

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Shortage of water treatment operators in Colorado, operator says

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They're considered guardians of people's water, ensuring that what's flowing into homes is safe to drink every day.  As News 5 found out there is a high demand for this position in Colorado. 

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Zero tolerance policy for fire restrictions in Teller County

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Teller County deputies have been busy in recent weeks, cracking down not only on traditional crime, but enforcing the county's Stage 3 Fire Restrictions in effect since the Chateau Fire.

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Police help veteran get car back from hail repair shop accused of insurance fraud and forgery

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News 5 Investigates uncovered a local hail repair tent on the southeast side of Colorado Springs may have committed insurance fraud and forgery after signing a customer's insurance check and failing to finish the job.  Vernon Jones dropped his car off at AAG Auto Hail Repair three weeks ago, but says the company has made excuses and delayed repairs.

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Pay your age coming to Hurts Donuts on Monday

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Whoever is in charge of marketing over at Hurts Donuts has captured our attention with their own deal coming Monday, July 16th. 

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Colorado Springs PrideFest this weekend

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This weekend the Colorado Springs LGBT PrideFest starts at America the Beautiful Park. Saturday is Family Day with activities for kids of all ages and shows on two stages.

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High tech mapping helping with firefight strategy at the Spring Fire

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Technology now brings real time data to maps used in firefights. At the Spring Fire multiple maps are created every day with new information. 

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Get ready for Amazon Prime Day on Monday

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The Black Friday of the summer is just around the corner as Amazon's Prime day happens on Monday, July 16th. 

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Pueblo officer involved in shooting identified

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The Pueblo Police Department has placed officer Jordan Roberts on routine paid administrative leave pending the results of an investigation into a shooting on July 4th.

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Pueblo County Fair events for the coming week

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Pre-fair activities are already underway for the Pueblo County Fair. Events have been underway for about a week with the officially kick off on July 17th. 

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Protect yourself during West Nile Virus season

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As warm weather brings more people outside the Pueblo Health Department wants to remind everyone of one of the major hazards of the summer season: mosquitos. 

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12 Russians indicted for hacking Democrats in 2016 U.S. election

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The White House is stressing that the new indictment against 12 Russian military intelligence officers contains no allegations of knowing involvement by anyone on the Trump campaign.

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Queen Elizabeth hosts President Trump as he begins European visit

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ELLESBOROUGH, England (AP) - TPresident Donald Trump has arrived in Scotland, where he will spend the weekend at one of his private golf courses. 

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Health officials link McDonald's salads to intestinal illness

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An outbreak of an intestinal illness has the Illinois Department of Public Health investigating a link to McDonald's restaurants. Those symptoms include diarrhea, bloating, and nausea. 

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Jamie Murray makes it to mixed doubles final at Wimbledon

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Jamie Murray is one win away from a second straight Wimbledon mixed doubles title, after reaching the final with Victoria Azarenka.

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Lane restrictions on I-25 at Rockrimmon Boulevard start Tuesday

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Road crews will begin overnight lane restrictions on I-25 next week as part of a preventative maintenance project that will last until late September. 

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City of Colorado Springs seeking resident input on new bicycle wayfinding signs

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Bicycle wayfinding signs are now up in downtown Colorado Springs, and the City is seeking input from the public about additional wayfinding routes.

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Family reaches settlement with City of Pueblo over police shooting deemed justified

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Attorneys representing a Pueblo man shot and killed by officers in February 2017 have reached a settlement for $600,000 with the City of Pueblo. 

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Nissan recalls more than 100,000 cars to replace Takata air bags

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Nissan is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars to replace Takata passenger air bag inflators that can explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers.   

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Pueblo P.D. investigating overnight shooting at J.J. Raigoza Park

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Just before 1:00 a.m. Friday morning, Pueblo P.D. officers responded to Raigoza Park on a shooting call. 

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Blockbuster down to one store in U.S. after Alaska stores announce closing

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 Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the U.S. 

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Man charged with hate crime over Puerto Rican shirt incident, officer resigns

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A man who can be seen in a video chastising a woman at a Chicago forest preserve for wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag on it has been charged with committing a hate crime, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. 

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  • US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:07:49 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.
  • Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

    Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:25:19 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will ...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will ...
    Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods.
    Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods.
  • AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

    AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:55:15 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:57:29 GMT
    Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country.
    Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country.
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  • Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to movies

    Rapper buys every seat in house, takes strangers to movies

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:47:51 GMT
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    A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie in Portland, Maine.
    A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie in Portland, Maine.
  • Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

    Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis's christening

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:20:07 GMT
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    (Matt Holyoak/Camera Press/Duke and Duchess of Cambridge via AP). This Monday, July 9, 2018, photo provided by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shows the official photograph to mark the christening of Prince Louis at Clarence House, following Prince L...(Matt Holyoak/Camera Press/Duke and Duchess of Cambridge via AP). This Monday, July 9, 2018, photo provided by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shows the official photograph to mark the christening of Prince Louis at Clarence House, following Prince L...
    Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening.
    Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening.
  • 'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

    'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:47:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:51:01 GMT
    (Sony Pictures Animation via AP). This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation."(Sony Pictures Animation via AP). This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation."
    "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.
    "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.
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  • WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:45:27 GMT
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    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.
    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.
  • Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

    Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:45:33 GMT
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    Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana.
    Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana.
  • Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

    Nurses at Vermont hospital back at work after 2-day strike

    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:25:23 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:33:54 GMT
    Nurses seeking higher wages at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike.
    Nurses seeking higher wages at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike.
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