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Vast, stubborn California fire to rage through long weekend

09/04/2015 10:39 PM PDT
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A vast and stubborn wildfire that has proven California's biggest this year was expect to spew smoke through the long Labor Day weekend, leaving some campgrounds empty and prompting health warnings. 
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Annual pillow fight at West Point turns violent; 30 injured
09/04/2015 10:38 PM PDT - WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — An annual pillow fight by freshmen cadets at the U.S. Military Academy turned bloody this year when cadets swung pillowcases packed with hard objects, injuring 30 cadets. Full Story

San Diego firm recalls cucumbers after salmonella outbreak
09/04/2015 10:09 PM PDT - SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California company is recalling its cucumbers after a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 285 people in 27 states and killed a San Diego woman. Full Story

Kite surfer blown onto road, hit by car, seriously hurt
09/04/2015 08:30 PM PDT - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A kite surfer at a San Francisco beach was caught in a huge gust of wind and dragged across a parking lot on to a highway, where he was hit by a car and critically injured, police said. Full Story

Texas officer who killed teen hired by police on 3rd try
09/04/2015 05:34 PM PDT - ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A white police officer fired after his fatal shooting of a black college football player had applied twice to the Arlington Police Department before being hired on his third try, according to personnel records released by the department on Friday. Full Story

Arson was cause of Planned Parenthood fire in Washington
09/04/2015 06:23 PM PDT - PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A pre-dawn blaze that heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic was arson, fire investigators in Washington state determined Friday. Full Story

Harley riders rumble into Milwaukee for rally, bike show
09/04/2015 05:18 PM PDT - MILWAUKEE (AP) — Gearheads converged on the Harley-Davidson Museum on Friday to show off, talk shop and get started on a weekend motorcycle rally and custom bike show. Full Story

Chicago officer won't be fired for Ferguson shooting comment
09/04/2015 05:17 PM PDT - CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's police superintendent says an officer who made racially charged remarks in a video that included the taunt Michael Brown "deserved it" won't be fired. Full Story