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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2009, file photo, a smiling Kenneth Ireland leaves Superior Court in New Haven, Conn., after all charges were dropped against him in connection with the rape and murder of Barbara Pelkey. New DNA evidence proved he did not commit the crimes. Ireland filed a wrongful imprisonment claim against the state seeking up to $8 million, and a hearing begins Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to determine how much he should be compensated. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)
Man cleared in killing seeks millions from stateMan imprisoned for 21 years in killing he didn't commit seeks up to $8 million in compensation
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FILE - This April 14, 2014 file photo shows a section of the I-75 Phase II modernization project under way in Dayton, Ohio. The Senate is set to take up legislation to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments. The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels. Under a schedule outlined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., the Senate would take up that bill Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Skip Peterson, File)
Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to voteWill money keep flowing for America's highways and bridges? Senate to vote as deadline nears
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn. Kyle wrote in his best-seller that he decked Ventura in a California bar in 2006 after Ventura allegedly said Navy SEALs "deserve to lose a few." Ventura, a former SEAL and pro wrestler, testified Kyle fabricated the story. Kyle denied that in testimony videotaped before his death last year. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jim Gehrz, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation caseJury awards ex-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in defamation suit over sniper memoir
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Appeals court upholds labels on meat packagesAppeals court upholds country of origin labels for steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat
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Rick Ogden, left, and his wife Colleen O'Key, who lost their home in the Sand Fire, accept some cookies from neighbors whose homes were spared at the evacuation center in Shingle Springs, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014, 2014. Their home of 12 years was completely destroyed at 2pm on Saturday.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)
Crews make gains on 2 California wildfiresProgress reported on 2 California wildfires that prompted evacuations
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn. Kyle wrote in his best-seller that he decked Ventura in a California bar in 2006 after Ventura allegedly said Navy SEALs "deserve to lose a few." Ventura, a former SEAL and pro wrestler, testified Kyle fabricated the story. Kyle denied that in testimony videotaped before his death last year. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jim Gehrz, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT
Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation caseJury awards ex-Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in defamation suit over sniper memoir
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FILE - In a Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, in Cambridge, Mass. Franklin, the Queen of Soul says she's looking forward to tracking down one of the powdered sugar-covered confections while she's at the Ohio State Fair to perform on Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair foodMusic aside, Aretha Franklin says she's eager for sugary fried treats during state fair shows
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FILE - In this April 22, 2011 photo provided by the St. Louis Art Museum is the funeral mask of Lady Ka-Nefer-Nefer that has been at the center of a custody battle for several years. Officials said Tuesday, July 29, 2014, they will take no further legal action to reclaim the 3,200-year-old mummy mask for Egypt. It will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum. (AP Photo/St. Louis Art Museum, File)
Feds end effort to reclaim mummy mask for EgyptSt. Louis museum to keep ancient mummy mask after US government ends bid to reclaim for Egypt
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FILE - This April 4, 2014 file photo shows British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber at a press conference and performance in New York to announce the "Jesus Christ Superstar" North American arena tour. The abrupt cancellation of this summer’s North American arena tour of "Jesus Christ Superstar" is heading to court. The Really Useful Group, the London-based production company of “Superstar” composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, said Tuesday, July 29, 2014, that it was taking legal action against producer Michael Cohl for the “unilateral decision” to scuttle the tour, which was to star punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Legal fallout begins for 'Jesus Christ Superstar'Legal fallout begins for scrapped North American arena tour of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
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This photo provided by Jeffrey Richards Associates shows Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill". McDonald has propelled her new Broadway show into profitability. Producers of the play "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" said Tuesday that they’ve recouped their $2.6 million initial investment. In the show, McDonald portrays Billie Holiday in one of her last concerts, offering stories and performing about a dozen of Holiday's best known songs, including "God Bless the Child," "What a Little Moonlight Can Do," and "Strange Fruit." (AP Photo/Jeffrey Richards Associates, Evgenia Eliseeva)
Audra McDonald helps 'Lady Day' turn a profitAudra McDonald helps Broadway's 'Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill' turn a profit
The Associated Press45 minutes ago

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