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Land deal will preserve site linked to Lost Colony mystery

By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Efforts to unravel the mysterious fate of North Carolina’s fabled Lost Colony could benefit after a preservation group took out its first-ever loan to buy a coastal tract where some colonists may have resettled hundreds of years ago. The 16th century English …

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Missouri court: Woman in Greitens case must turn over phone

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Supreme Court says a woman who had an extramarital affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens must turn over her cellphone for a forensic investigation. The Kansas City Star reported Saturday that the high court’s decision follows the woman’s request Friday to block an …

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The Latest: Slain deputy’s handcuffs used to arrest suspect

NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) – The Latest on the search for a suspect in the slaying of a Maine deputy sheriff (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A Maine sheriff says officers used the handcuffs of a slain deputy to take his accused killer into custody. Sheriff Dale Lancaster says a law …

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Cosby verdict met with conflicting emotions by some blacks

By ERRIN HAINES WHACKAP National Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) – It is difficult to overstate the pride, admiration and sense of ownership many black Americans felt watching Bill Cosby at the height of his career in the 1980s and ’90s. As Dr. Cliff Huxtable, Cosby starred in a top-rated network sitcom …

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Kauai woos travelers as island recovers from floods

By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press HONOLULU (AP) – Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai, but community leaders are urging tourists to keep coming so residents don’t suffer an economic calamity on top of record-breaking rains that smothered a normally green landscape in reddish-brown …

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AP Explains: A look at DNA-sharing services and privacy

By MATT O’BRIEN and MALCOLM RITTERAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP) – The use of a genealogy website to track down a suspected California serial killer illustrates both the extraordinary power of DNA-sharing services and the broad privacy concerns that surround the fast-growing commercial market for genetic analysis. TV commercials for …

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APNewsBreak: Serial killer search led to wrong man in 2017

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and JONATHAN J. COOPERAssociated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Investigators hunting down the so-called Golden State Killer used information from genetic websites last year that led to the wrong man, court records obtained Friday by The Associated Press showed. An Oregon police officer working at the request …

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Nevada leader to give first Hindu prayer in Oklahoma Senate

By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A spiritual leader from Nevada will deliver the Oklahoma Senate’s first Hindu prayer, part of an interfaith movement in a Legislature in the Bible Belt that has faced criticism its lack of religious diversity. Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of …

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The Latest: Relative of misidentified man helped in probe

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on a decades-old serial killing and rape case in California (all times local): 7:35 p.m. The daughter of an Oregon man who was misidentified as a possible suspect in the so-called Golden State Killer case wasn’t informed authorities were taking a DNA sample from …

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Alaska Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) – An Alaska Airlines plane has made an emergency landing in Hawaii. Hawaii News Now reports the airline says Flight 145 was heading from Seattle to Hawaii Friday night when an oil filter bypass light came on in the cockpit. The airline says the pilots throttled down one …

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