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After snow, mayor and gov play delicate blame game

When the snow started falling Tuesday and cars lined up on the highways, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed were at an awards luncheon, smiling and back-slapping each other as the Republican governor introduced the Democratic mayor, who was named a local magazine's "Georgian of the Year."

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Workers find $43K in pockets of donated clothing

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Workers going through donated clothing at a Michigan thrift store turned up more than $43,000 in the pockets of suits and a robe.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Knox says she will not willingly return to Italy

SEATTLE (AP) — Amanda Knox said Friday she will fight the reinstated guilty verdict against her and an ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of a British roommate in Italy and vowed to "never go willingly" to face her fate in that country's judicial system.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Police: 9 bodies recovered after Ky. house fire

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An early morning blaze at a home in rural western Kentucky killed nine people, while two others escaped and are being treated for injuries, according to Kentucky State Police.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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US prosecutors seek execution of marathon suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing, instantly raising the stakes in what could be one of the most wrenching trials the city has ever seen.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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From Muppets to puppies, Super Bowl ads get cute

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it Cute Bowl.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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US stocks move higher, helped by Facebook, GDP

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved higher in morning trading Thursday, helped by strong earnings from Facebook and an encouraging report that the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the fourth quarter.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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