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July 23, 2014

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Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.

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Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:06 am

BOSTON (AP) — It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer?

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Veteran says he was forgotten in VA clinic
Posted: July 23, 2014

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A veteran of the U.S. Marines says he was locked inside a central Florida community clinic operated by the Veteran's Administration.

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Jury to reconvene in Ventura defamation case
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.

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SEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:06 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds — at least for some money funds used by big investors.

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10 Things to Know for Today
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 8:00 am

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

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Opening statements set in porch shooting trial
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 8:00 am

DETROIT (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.

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Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 9:06 am

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

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Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 5:00 am

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

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