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November 27, 2014

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California sees record-breaking Thanksgiving heat

SAN DIEGO (AP) — While the East and Midwest shivered, Thanksgiving was hotter than a roasting turkey in California as a high-pressure ridge caused record-breaking highs in several cities.

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2 NY children rescued from snowbank
Posted: November 27, 2014

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys whose parents became alarmed when they didn't come home from playing in the snow were found hours later buried in a snow bank. Officials say a plow operator moving snow didn't realize they were there.

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Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving
Updated: November 27, 2014 - 8:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

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Fires, other incidents investigated after protests
Posted: November 27, 2014

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Several suspected arsons and other incidents are being investigated following the violent protests that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, this week after a grand jury declined to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Visitors crowd Vegas buffets for a day of feasting
Posted: November 27, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city's mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip.

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Alaska pot backer ordered to comply with subpoena
Updated: November 27, 2014 - 8:02 pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana.

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Oregon police dog fired for poor performance
Posted: November 27, 2014

CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes.

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Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship
Updated: November 27, 2014 - 8:02 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois' high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own.

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Small quake rattles California wine country
Posted: November 27, 2014

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled Napa County wine country in California, but no injuries or property damage was immediately reported.

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