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Thursday 04/24/2014
Cleared of murder, man starts fresh 24 years later

NEW YORK (AP) — The day Jonathan Fleming was cleared of the murder that put him behind bars for almost 25 years, he strode out of a New York City courthouse to congratulations from passers-by and what he sees as the start of a new life.

Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa

HONOLULU (AP) — A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says.

Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town

OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews are waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.

Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity.

Camilla's brother dies in NY of head injury

NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar, suffering a head injury.

Biologists watching fish runs after deadly slide

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — As search crews continue to look for two missing people following the devastating mudslide in Washington state, scientists are closely monitoring how the avalanche is affecting federally endangered fish runs.

Vermont moves toward labeling of GMO foods

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly approves of the idea.

In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A growing number of families are living in hotels along U.S. 192 in central Florida's tourist corridor because they can't afford anything else and their county has no shelters for the estimated 1,216 homeless households with children.

Wednesday 04/23/2014
FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

LOS ANGELES — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance scrutiny of such deals so they don't harm competition or limit free speech.

Complaint: Ex-Blue Angels head led lewd workplace

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy says an officer relieved of duty over misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels allowed and in some cases encouraged sexually explicit humor, lewd speech and inappropriate comments among the famed precision flying team.

Correction officer held by inmates at Ohio jail

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A correction officer has been taken hostage by inmates at an Ohio county jail.

Oklahoma high court rejects death row inmates' drug secrecy claims, lifts stay of execution

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma high court rejects death row inmates' drug secrecy claims, lifts stay of execution.

Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.

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