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FILE- In this July 15, 2010, file photo, planks of an 18th century ship stick out of the mud at the World Trade Center construction site in New York. Columbia University scientists say this week they have determined wood used in the ship's frame came from a Philadelphia-area forest in 1773, before the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)Researchers: Ship unearthed at WTC site predates American independence.


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Sheriff says domestic situation led to 3 deaths in Cumberland County.A domestic dispute erupted into a gun battle with deputies at a North Carolina trailer park.


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A Los Angeles firefighter helps a driver whose car became stranded on Sunset Boulevard after a 30-inch water main broke and sent water flooding down Sunset and onto the UCLA campus in the Westwood section of Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Gentry)The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.


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