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    Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

    MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said.

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    Angry crowd protests after Chicago police fatally shoot man

    CHICAGO (July 15, 2018) — An angry crowd shouted and threw bottles at Chicago police after an officer fatally shot a man on the city’s South Side Saturday, prompting the arrest of at least four demonstrators.

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    Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

    LOS ANGELES (July 14, 2018) — Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101.

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    Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

    SALEM, Ore. (July 13, 2018) — How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state’s program concede that they simply don’t know because of lax reporting by producers and a lack of site inspectors.

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    Author of Emmett Till book gave FBI interview recordings

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 13, 2018)- Weeks after he published a book about the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a North Carolina author received a call from FBI agents asking about his interview with a key witness who acknowledged lying about her interactions with the black teen.

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    Flash flood sends tourists to high ground near Grand Canyon

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (July 12, 2018) — Torrents of water rushed Thursday through an Arizona canyon famous for its towering blue-green waterfalls, sending tourists scrambling to benches, trees and caves as they sought higher ground.

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    US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 11, 2018) — The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other hairstyles, reversing a policy that long forbade females from letting their hair down.

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    Texas district OKs $1.5M for security after school shooting

    SANTA FE, Texas (July 11, 2018) — A school district near Houston has approved at least $1.5 million for increased security at its high school where a gunman killed eight students and two teachers two months ago.

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