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Kids go to adult trauma centers, treatment delayed
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Florida state guidelines require children with traumatic injuries to be taken to a trauma center specializing in pediatric care. Yet, in recent years, dozens of Florida kids have instead gone to adult centers that weren't able to treat them, according to an investigation by the Tampa Bay Times....

Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task
When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department's 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic....

Florida GOP makes final push for Gov. Scott
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Buoyed by a significant cash advantage and polls that show Gov. Rick Scott either tied or leading, optimistic Florida Republicans on Saturday contended they are focused and ready for the November election....

Correction: Treasure Hunter Fugitive-ABRIDGED
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- In a story Sept. 13 about a treasure hunter being sought as a fugitive, The Associated Press reported erroneously that bank wraps for $10,000 bills were found in his mansion after he failed to appear at a hearing. The bank wraps were for $10,000....

When sinkholes open, they can swallow fortunes
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Solid ground isn't always a certainty. Sinkholes can lurk anywhere, beneath suburban homes, city streets or even football stadiums and museums....

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