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August 28, 2014

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Crested Butte OKs Bud Light 'Whatever' promotion

DENVER (AP) — Leaders in the historic Colorado mining town of Crested Butte have unanimously approved a plan to turn it into the fictional "Whatever" town for a Bud Light ad campaign.

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APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.

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UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said.

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Military officials in Massachusetts: Pilot died in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains
Posted: August 28, 2014

WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Military officials in Massachusetts: Pilot died in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains.

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Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them.

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Plane stowaway arrested in Phoenix says she's ill
Posted: August 28, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket and arrested at a Phoenix airport this week says she suffers from an unrecognized mental illness.

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Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 9:00 pm

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii says she won't consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval.

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10 Things to Know for Friday
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

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California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 10:00 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.

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