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August 11, 2016 - 6:24am
1 week 6 days ago

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Disney Parks says the famed Main Street Electrical Parade will end its run at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom park in October.

The parade has dazzled visitors with floats covered in colorful lights featuring Disney characters since it first debuted at the Florida resort in 1977. The Orlando Sentinel reports the parade went on an eight-year hiatus at Disney World beginning in 1991. It ran again from 1999 to 2001 before the current version...

August 11, 2016 - 6:19am
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WASHINGTON (AP) — After a court battle, a judge has ruled that federal agents will keep nearly $18,000 found in a backpack on an Amtrak train at Washington's Union Station.

WRC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bj2qF6) the judge ruled Wednesday that two New York City women who made formal claims for the cash were not credible enough to be given possession of the money. The cash will go to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

In 2014, a man told police he...

August 11, 2016 - 4:21am
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A judge says a man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic remains mentally incompetent to continue with his case.

Judge Gilbert Martinez made the ruling Thursday based on a report from the state mental hospital, where Robert Dear has been undergoing treatment since he was first deemed incompetent in May.

Doctors have been ordered to give the judge periodic updates on Dear's...

August 11, 2016 - 3:51am
1 week 6 days ago

EDITOR'S NOTE _ One in an AP series examining issues at stake in the presidential election and how they affect people

August 11, 2016 - 1:03am
1 week 6 days ago

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A political consultant says he "conspired" with Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane to pin a grand jury leak on her chief deputy.

Consultant Josh Morrow is testifying Thursday under a grant of immunity at Kane's perjury and corruption trial.

He says that he and Kane concocted a story in August 2014 that Adrian King had leaked the secret files to a newspaper. Morrow acknowledges telling the story to a grand jury....

August 4, 2016 - 5:48pm
1 week 6 days ago

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — In stories Aug. 4 and Aug. 8 about Zika infections in Florida, The Associated Press reported erroneously the size of the area where the infections occurred, based on statements made at an Aug. 4 news conference by the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC has corrected the size to an area with a 500-foot radius; not a 500-square-foot area.

A corrected version of the story is below:

CDC director:...

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