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Oklahoma fights back after feds pull education funding over Common Core
Oklahoma is taking on Washington after federal officials nixed waivers of education requirements that would cost the Sooner State as much as $165 million - all as a result of Oklahoma opting out of Common Core.

2 teens shot by hunter unloading rifle in woods behind Pennsylvania high school
Authorities say two teenagers were shot in eastern Pennsylvania by a man who says his rifle accidentally discharged while he was unloading it.

Pennsylvania residents await tests to determine why their city has begun smelling of cat urine
Residents are hoping tests on air samples can explain why their western Pennsylvania city smells like cat urine.

Police: Hospital let nursing assistant keep working after patient reported being raped by him
Connecticut police say a hospital allowed a nursing assistant to continue working there for three months after a patient reported being raped by him.

US consumer sentiment rises to new 7-year high on greater optimism about income, spending
Greater optimism about income growth and future spending pushed U.S. consumer sentiment to a fresh 7-year high in November.

State police: Man scammed stay at posh Pennsylvania resort by pretending to be doctor
Pennsylvania State Police say a Michigan man has been jailed on charges he stayed at a posh southwestern Pennsylvania resort by pretending to be a doctor.

Man paralyzed by Pittsburgh police shooting pushing DA to speed up decision on retrial
Attorneys for a man paralyzed by a Pittsburgh officer say his life is being endangered by a prosecutor's delay in deciding whether to retry him on some counts.

21 dolls on bamboo stakes found in Alabama swamp
Twenty-one dolls on bamboo stakes have been found in an Alabama swamp.

Dispute over 9-point buck settled with coin flip in Wisconsin
A dispute over a nine-point buck in Wisconsin was settled with a coin flip.

Signed contracts to buy homes fall 1.1 percent in October
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell slightly in October as tight credit and lagging wages remained financial hurdles for would-be homebuyers.

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