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Owner of 'Tetris' rights takes Hawaii home, ranch off grid

July 6, 2015

HONOLULU (AP) — High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not... more »»

 
 
 
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women

July 6, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."

More like Captain Americ. more »»

Las Vegas completing last straw to draw Lake Mead water

July 6, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took $817 million, two starts, more than six years and one worker's life to drill a so-called "Third Straw" to make sure glittery casinos and sprawling suburbs of Las Vegas ca... more »»

Interview: Suspect in SF pier attack admits he shot woman

July 6, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man arrested in the seemingly random fatal shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier admitted in a jailhouse interview on Sunday that he shot her, but said it was an... more »»

Lloyd hat trick leads US over Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

July 6, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title. more »»

No more 'roar' as famed trading pits come to an end

July 6, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of... more »»

Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80

July 6, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt's Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80. more »»

2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River

July 6, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two people were killed and three remained missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said Sunday. more »»

Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly

July 6, 2015

CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. more »»

Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

July 6, 2015

CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. more »»

Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago

July 5, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago. more »»

2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River

July 5, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two people were killed and three remained missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said Sunday. more »»

17 out of hospital in N. Carolina beach house deck collapse

July 5, 2015

EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a deck to collapse as a family was taking a group photo at their rented beach house in North Carolina. more »»

'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike' fizzle at July 4th box office

July 5, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. more »»

California water rates rise as cities lose money in drought

July 5, 2015

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Saving water doesn't always mean saving money in parched California. more »»

Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground

July 5, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Second Amendment rights. more »»

Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

July 5, 2015

CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, authorities said Sunday. more »»

 
 

Never Alone WV meeting July 6, 2015

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. The location is 149 Preston Ave. on Weirton Heights. more »

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June 22, 2015 Something's been bugging me since I received the notice via the Herald-Star app Friday afternoon (if you subscribe, you get breaking news updates right to your smartphone, folks) that the Army band... more »

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