...the thrill of survival games and the awesome star power of Jennifer Lawrence. In the final installation, "The Hunger Games...Mockingjay" moves into a greater war, where Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), the reluctant participant plucked out of the mining...
Veterans' bond strengthened by kidney donation

NEW YORK - Serving together in Vietnam, John Middaugh and Henry "Bill" Warner forged an Army-brothers bond they knew was profound and lasting.
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Photo: Fun without sun

Jennifer Narvaez swims with her daughters, Mary, 2, center, and Margaret, 4, at the Dimond Park Aquatics Center on Thursday.
Obama: Limit standardized tests

...opting out of standardized tests. But the overall opt-out rate was usually less than 1 percent.___Reach Josh Lederman on Twitter at and Jennifer C. Kerr at
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Amazon opens its first bookstore as extension of website

...explain its strategy in opening the store or say whether it would open more retail locations.Amazon Books vice president Jennifer Cast told The Seattle Times, "We hope this is not our only one. But we'll see."The first shoppers found displays of...
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Alaska's fishing fatalities are dropping, no matter how you mix the numbers

...Capt. Phillip Thorne, chief of enforcement for the Coast Guard in Alaska.That claim comes with a few caveats, said Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, who monitors fishing deaths in Alaska for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. "It's a...
'Hard Rock Miners' sculptor dies in Oregon

...and designer in both Washington and Alaska.Way married Gloria Houston in Juneau in 1972, and in 1974 they had a daughter, Jennifer.After completing "Hard Rock Miners," Way built custom furniture and worked as a museum consultant.When the State Office...
Authorities: Vegas cryotherapy spa had no license a similar business of her own."She was a good spirit and loved everyone," Ake said. "She had the true aloha spirit. Aloha is love."___Associated Press researcher Jennifer Farrar in New York contributed to this report.
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Cancer group's mammogram advice: Start later, get fewer

...recommendation for routine physical breast exams by doctors, saying there's no evidence that these save lives.The Rev. Jennifer Munroe-Nathans, 46, a pastor in Millis, Massachusetts, said she hasn't paid attention to guidelines and started getting...
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Noreen on the higher education ice sheets

...She will have the honor and privilege of wearing the C along with her assistant captains Kerrigan Toth (Maryland) and Jennifer Johnson (Gillette, Wyoming). We have come a long way from where we were a year ago and it is going to take a lot of work...


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