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Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and across the state....

Ferguson is defiant again in deal with Justice Department
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Defiance has often defined Ferguson in the 18 months since a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown and provoked an examination of how poor people and minorities are treated in the St. Louis suburb....

The Latest: Everybody got some delegates in NH primary
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:...

Shot that killed baby likely meant for gang-member father
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib at home in Compton was struck in the head and killed by a bullet likely meant for her gang-member father, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said Wednesday....

2 deputies wounded, suspect dead in shopping center shootout
ABINGDON, Md. (AP) -- A man opened fire inside a crowded shopping center restaurant during lunchtime Wednesday and wounded a sheriff's deputy, then exchanged gunfire with another deputy outside, authorities said....

The Latest: Witness: 'I saw him fall back out of his chair'
ABINGDON, Md. (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting of two sheriff's deputies and another person (all times local):...

Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhan
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles....

Jury weighs fate of NY officer charged in stairwell shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors are weighing the fate of a rookie New York City police officer who fatally shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell....

Woman, child stabbed to death at NY hotel; 2 other kids hurt
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man stabbed his girlfriend and all three of her children Wednesday morning, killing her and a 2-year-old girl at a hotel that was being used for homeless housing, authorities said....

Utah becomes latest place to debate ending tax on tampons
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The international debate over eliminating sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products that women must use has made its way to conservative Utah....

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