Some cities, states help minorities enter marijuana industry
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andre Shavers was sentenced to five years on felony probation after authorities burst into the house where he was living in one of Oakland's most heavily policed neighborhoods and found a quarter ounce of marijuana….

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Do school dress codes body shame girls?
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Immediately after writing a piece on how shorty shorts and form-fitting shirts are pretty much all you can find at most major mainstream brands when it comes to clothing for girls, I heard several examples of how schools are shaming girls when they wear those same clothes to school.

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Moments that changed Facebook Live
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In April 2016, when Facebook Live was presented to the masses, there was an immediacy — and an ironic intimacy — to the platform. On one side of the screen, you could reveal the smallest details of your life as they unfolded, while on the other side, millions could watch.

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Officer pleads not guilty in Philando Castile killing
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Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who’s accused of fatally shooting Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July, pleaded not guilty in a St. Paul court Monday.

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Wyoming senator remains in hospital after emergency surgery
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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is recovering from emergency gallbladder surgery and a spokesman says the Republican hopes to be back on the job soon….

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Insidious but overlooked: Back-bay flooding plagues millions
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OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Marty Mozzo gets a gorgeous show each night when the sun sets over wetlands near his property on the bay side of a barrier island….

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The Latest: Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Minnesota police officer charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a black motorist (all times local):…

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AP WAS THERE: Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident
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EDITOR'S NOTE: On March 28, 1979, the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, suffered a partial meltdown that instilled fear in hundreds of thousands of nearby residents and changed the way Americans viewed the technology. With the announcement Tuesday that Exelon Corp. plans to close the plant unless the state gives […]

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Grave injustice: Park restores dignity to fallen Americans
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The first time Carol Hull set foot on Poplar Grove National Cemetery near Petersburg, Virginia, she was focused on a single grave — that of her great-great-grandfather.

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