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Weed as way of life: California farmers divided on legal bud
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with the pruning shears to harvest the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm....

Here's what occurs if Californians legalize recreational pot
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Proposition 64 would legalize the recreational use of marijuana starting Jan. 1, 2018. The ballot measure is 62 pages long and aims to regulate the entire cannabis industry, from seeds to pipe. Here are highlights:...

Sale or no sale, changes could come to Twitter users
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sale or no sale, Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered communications service tries to broaden its appeal to more people and advertisers....

Bid to speed transplants with hepatitis C-infected kidneys
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some patients facing a years-long wait for a kidney transplant are jumping ahead in line thanks to a startling experiment: They're agreeing to an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C....

Wal-Mart pushes service for holiday; Target stresses value
TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) -- Wal-Mart, long known for emphasizing low prices, wants to be known this holiday season for superior customer service. That comes after its main rival Target, which has a better image in that regard, stressed a focus on offering deals....

Modest gains, but US students still lag in science learning
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The vast majority of U.S. students still lack a solid grasp of science despite some modest gains by fourth and eighth graders, especially girls and minorities....

Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well as signs of strength in traditionally Republican territory....

76ers anthem singer says 'We Matter' shirt got her the boot
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey....

US Coast Guard in Hawaii suspends search for Chinese mariner
HONOLULU (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Chinese man attempting to set a sailing record after a crew did not find him aboard his boat off the Hawaii islands....

Oil pipeline protesters brace for confrontation with police
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- Protesters trying to stop construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline were bracing for a confrontation with police Thursday after the demonstrators refused to leave private land in the pipeline's path....

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