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This Sept. 11, 2014 photo shows a sign leading to a closed-off hotel wing of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City N.J. Trump Plaza is closing on Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go out of business so far this year.(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to closeTrump Plaza shuts down, becomes 4th Atlantic City casino to close this year
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
In this Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, photo, fourth-generation tobacco farmer Chris Haskins pauses as he works at his curing barns facility in Chatham, Va. Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks go out in October to about 425,000 tobacco farmers and landowners. They’re the last holdovers from a price-support and quota system that had guaranteed minimum prices for most of the 20th century, sustaining a way of life that began 400 years ago in Virginia.  (AP Photo/Johnny Clark)
US tobacco growers brace for tougher competitionEnd of tobacco quota buyout checks leave surviving growers exposed to free market economics
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A religious statue is almost all that is left from a home that burned to the ground on Cedar Drive in Oakhurst,  Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, as two raging wildfires in the state forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said flames damaged or destroyed at least 21 structures. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Mark Crosse)
Northern California wildfire devastates townNorthern California wildfire devastates town; at least 100 homes destroyed, 1,500 evacuated
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Firefighters douse flames from an outbuilding next to a structure that burned on Cedar Drive in Oakhurst, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, as two raging wildfires in the state forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said flames damaged or destroyed 21 structures. The Fresno Bee reports one neighborhood was hit especially hard, with several homes turned to ash and smoldering embers. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, Mark Crosse)
Northern California wildfire burns 100 homesNorthern California wildfire destroys or damages 100 homes; 1,500 evacuated
The Associated Press3 hours ago
File- This Nov. 20, 2013, shows defendant Jojo John appearing during his arraignment hearing at the Rockland County Courthouse in New City, N.Y. John pleaded guilty in June to vehicular manslaughter and admitted that he was drunk at the time. He's expected to be sentenced Tuesday to two years behind bars.  (AP Photo/The Journal News, Ricky Flores, Pool,File)
NY boat crash: Criminal case ends, lawsuits awaitHudson River crash that killed bride-to-be: Criminal case ending, lawsuits pending
The Associated Press4 hours ago

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