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FILE -In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson meets with residents while walking the streets of Ferguson, Mo. Under Johnson's measured guidance, calm has been restored in Ferguson as the violent protests have ended, shops and restaurants along West Florissant are slowly getting back to business. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Ferguson slowly starting to make comebackFerguson slowly starting to make a comeback after rioting, looting in wake of Brown shooting
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Farm workers in the Lee Vineyard drop grapes into a bin during the first day of harvest at Saintsbury winery Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Napa, Calif. The winery, in the Carneros appellation, began its harvest four days late after sustaining earthquake damage on Sunday. The winery also lost half its library of wines. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectilesEarthquake in California's Napa Valley highlights safety threats from wine stacks
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking on the economy at the Milwaukee Laborfest in Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee. The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers' rights on Labor Day, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that was to come just months later as public employees fought unsuccessfully to retain their ability to collectively bargain. Now, four years later, as the architect of the law that stripped unions of that power faces re-election, Obama is coming back to Milwaukee for an event also featuring Gov. Scott Walker's Democratic challenger Mary Burke. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's raceObama's Labor Day visit to Wisconsin comes amid heated governor's race, declining union power
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, farmer Seth Towles is interviewed at his 160 acres of sesame growing near Lake City, Ark. Thousands of acres from Arkansas to Georgia and Florida are planted in sesame this year where cotton has traditionally been king. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
Sesame catching on in southeast USDry summers, mechanization no trouble as farmers in southeast US find sesame suitable
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo taken on June 27, 2014, shows Revel Casino Hotel, left, and the Showboat Casino Hotel, right, in Atlantic City N.J. Showboat's owner said on Aug. 27, 2014 it will close on Sunday, Aug. 31, the same day Revel starts winding down its operations for a closing on Sept. 1 and 2. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 daysIn Atlantic City, 2 casinos and 5,000-plus jobs will be lost in 1 nightmare weekend
The Associated Press3 hours ago

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