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Girl digging on Oregon beach dies after sand hole collapses on her - Reuters
New York Daily NewsGirl digging on Oregon beach dies after sand hole collapses on herReuters(Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl who was digging in a large sand hole on an Oregon beach suffocated and died after the sand caved in around her and other beachgoers were unable to dig her out in time, police ...[read more]

Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfires - Washington Times
Wind, weather stoke Northern California wildfiresWashington TimesHAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California. Forest Service spokesman Mar...[read more]

Witnesses testify in fatal dog attack case - The Seattle Times
USA TODAYWitnesses testify in fatal dog attack caseThe Seattle TimesA witness told a judge during a preliminary examination for the owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger that he had to shoot at the animals to make them flee. Related. Man is guilty of murder after his dogs kill woman. Re...[read more]

Weather: Chance of scattered showers, storms - fox8.com
ABC NewsWeather: Chance of scattered showers, stormsfox8.comCLEVELAND, Ohio — Today will be warm and humid with a cold front approaching Sunday morning. Showers and thunderstorms will be scattered tonight, becoming more organized overnight into early Sunday morning. The front will push south by t...[read more]

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man - WBOC TV 16
People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot manWBOC TV 16(AP Photo/The Dayton Daily News, Ty Greenlees). Demonstrators join arms during a rally for Crawford in front of a Wal-Mart store in Beavercreek, Ohio on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/The Dayton Daily News, Ty Greenlees) ...and more »...[read more]

At Ferguson March, Call for Labor Day Highway Protest - New York Times
New York TimesAt Ferguson March, Call for Labor Day Highway ProtestNew York TimesFERGUSON, Mo. — Activists on Saturday called for mass civil disobedience on the highways in and around this St. Louis suburb to protest the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, with the lea...[read more]

Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut - Reuters
ReutersCar tied to suspected threat against Obama found in ConnecticutReutersHAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday. The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for ...[read more]

A Dog Started a House Fire By Turning on the Stove - TIME
New York Daily NewsA Dog Started a House Fire By Turning on the StoveTIMEA dog is the culprit in a Friday night house fire in New Jersey that began when a pooch turned on a stove. Local firefighters responded to a call in Lacey township and saw fire coming out of the roof of the home, the Asbury ...[read more]

Rick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity summit - Politico
PoliticoRick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity summitPoliticoDALLAS – Texas Gov. Rick Perry, in a Friday afternoon speech that sounded a lot like presidential red meat, accused President Barack Obama of overstepping his constitutional authority and abdicating nation...[read more]

Wash. police ID blood found on burning flooring - Albany Times Union
Wash. police ID blood found on burning flooringAlbany Times UnionAUBURN, Wash. (AP) — Police say blood on flooring and towels found burning along a road in the south Seattle suburb of Auburn is that of a 30-year-old Puyallup, Washington man. Auburn police Cmdr. Mike Hirman said Friday that Brando...[read more]