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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since the 1980s. People living and working near the station are excited that the Ford Motor Co. is considering buying the massive old building, which has sat vacant for 30 years. Ford board member Edsel B. Ford II has said the company was in talks with the train station’s owner about buying it, but some won’t believe it until they see Ford move into the 105-year-old building. (Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File)
May 27, 2018 - 9:43 am
DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit's long decline from America's manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit's passenger...
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May 27, 2018 - 9:39 am
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Motorists traveling around Maine this holiday weekend will see residents' creativity on display. Message boards warn motorists that, "A Cold Suppah Is Bettah Thana Hot Ticket." Another one says, "Spend Money on Lobstahs — Not Speeding Tickets." Yet another says, "Put Down UR...
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Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. The slow moving storm is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high wind and flash flooding this holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 27, 2018 - 9:28 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Normally packed with vacationers over the Memorial Day weekend, beaches along the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast were largely empty Sunday as a slowly intensifying storm carrying brisk winds and heavy rain approached. Subtropical Storm Alberto - the first named storm of the...
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Gulfport, Miss., residents shovel sand into bags at a Harrison County Road Department sand bagging location, while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday, May 26, 2018. The slow moving storm is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high wind and flash flooding this holiday weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 27, 2018 - 5:16 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 5:15 a.m. Florida, Alabama and Mississippi have launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto The slow-moving system is expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME TO JASON SEAMAN - In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, poses for a photo in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018. The assailant wounded classmate and Seaman whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. (Southern Illinois University via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 10:02 pm
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom. Noblesville police Lt. Bruce Barnes confirmed Saturday that Jason Seaman was discharged from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Republican...
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May 26, 2018 - 3:50 pm
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee (AP) — A recording engineer whose invention of a pedal that allowed guitarists to create a fuzzy, distorted sound most famously used by Keith Richards in the Rolling Stones' hit "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" has died. Glenn Snoddy was 96. His daughter Dianne Mayo said...
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Tommy Whitlock, left, places a filled sand bag onto his trailer at a Harrison County Road Department sand bag location, as his friend Joseph Buckner adjusts the load while preparing for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico in Gulfport, Miss., Saturday, May 26, 2018. Whitlock, who lives near a creek wants to keep the spill off water from entering his home. The slow moving storm is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, storm surges, high wind and flash flooding this holiday weekend. Several similar setups were placed throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast to help residents protect their property. The sandbagging process was left to the residents. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 26, 2018 - 2:24 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend. Cuba was being pounded by rain along its...
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Lilly Mucarsel, a native of Ecuador, poses for a picture in her office Friday, May 25, 2018, in Tustin, Calif. Mucarsel, 62, of Southern California finds herself reverting to English when she attends a baseball game or goes to a restaurant with her husband to prove that yes, she also knows the language, and to avoid the nasty looks she unfortunately gets while conversing in her native tongue. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
May 26, 2018 - 2:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Until recently, Lilly Mucarsel has spoken Spanish just about everywhere since arriving in the United States from Ecuador three decades ago: at the library, the movies, the grocery store. She raised three daughters who also speak Spanish and are passing on the tradition to her...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo, actor Morgan Freeman participates in the "The Story of God" panel at the National Geographic Channel 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him but that he has never sexually assaulted women. The Academy Award-winning actor is fighting back against charges of bad behavior made by multiple women in a CNN report this week. He said in a statement late Friday, May 25, 2018, that the report has devastated him and that "it is not right to equate horrific incidents of sexual assault with misplaced compliments or humor." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 26, 2018 - 12:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Freeman says he likes to compliment people to make them feel at ease around him but that he has never sexually assaulted women. The Academy Award-winning actor is fighting back against charges of bad behavior made by multiple women in a CNN report this week. He said in a...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME TO JASON SEAMAN - In this undated photo, provided by Southern Illinois University, Jason Seaman, a defensive end for the SIU football team, poses for a photo in Carbondale, Ill. Seaman, now a science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., subdued a student armed with two handguns who opened fire inside his classroom Friday, May, 25, 2018. The assailant wounded classmate and Seaman whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. (Southern Illinois University via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 12:06 pm
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local): 12:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is praising the suburban Indianapolis science teacher who stopped a shooting inside his classroom. Trump sent a tweet Saturday saying: "Thanks to very brave Teacher...
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