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Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman has admitted selling hundreds of pounds of marijuana from her home but says she needed the money to raise several grandchildren after her daughter died.

Report may reveal more about UNC academic fraud

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

An investigator with access to more witnesses and records than any previous probe of academic fraud at the University of North Carolina is set to reveal what he found.

Judge imposes gag order in Indiana slayings case

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Authorities say investigators can no longer interview a man suspected of killing seven women in Indiana unless they first get his permission through his attorney.

Man's ashes to be scattered in fireworks display

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway.

Stocks edge higher on earnings gains, Europe hopes

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Good news on corporate earnings is sending stocks slightly higher in midday trading.

Fact sheet: 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring Hard Top

Embassy bombing trial in NY postponed until 2015

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A New York judge has postponed the trial of two men charged in the 1998 deadly bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa.

Gay pride parade arrestee pleads to tickets, fined

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A woman who was punched in the side as she was arrested at Pittsburgh's gay pride parade pleaded guilty Wednesday to harassment citations after prosecutors dropped more serious charges that she assaulted the officer and a protester.

CDC imposes 21-day wait on West Africa travelers

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it is imposing a mandatory 21-day monitoring period for travelers from the countries in West Africa hard-hit by Ebola: Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately because of potential danger to drivers and passengers, but the message has generated confusion about which vehicles are actually affected.