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Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow

Hawaii Volcano

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Hawaii National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community that got its...

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Voter's Edge: California Senate District 26

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Voter's Edge: California Assembly District 4

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Voter's Edge: California Assembly District 27

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Voter's Edge: California Senate District 14

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US consumer spending down 0.2 percent in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The figures underscore...


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Voter's Edge: California's 26th Congressional District

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Voter's Edge: California's 52nd Congressional District

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Voter's Edge: California's 36th Congressional District

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Military sex survey draws complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about a new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of...


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Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare’s prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the...


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