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NH ticket sole winner of $559M jackpot

MERRIMACK, N.H.-- It's been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $559.7 million jackpot, one day after another single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize.

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Water fight lands at Supreme Court

APALACHICOLA, Fla. -- Reminders of the oyster's pre-eminence in this slice of northwestern Florida are everywhere, from the shells that line the edges of downtown buildings to the paintings of oysters that dot the walls of Apalachicola's art and history museum.

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Blast of arctic air breaks records

NEW YORK -- The blast of arctic air that engulfed portions of the East Coast broke cold temperature records from Maine to West Virginia and stunned sea turtles in Florida -- although a warm-up is coming today.

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5 ways to assess whether GOP tax plan is delivering

WASHINGTON -- If President Donald Trump and his Republican allies are right, the $1.5 trillion tax cut plan they sped into law last month will make individuals and businesses more prosperous. Paychecks will grow. Stocks will surge further. Consumers will spend more. The economy will accelerate.

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Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions' new policy

SAN FRANCISCO-- This week's announcement that the U.S. Justice Department was ditching its hands-off approach to states that have legalized marijuana initially sent some in the industry into a tailspin, just days after California's $7 billion recreational weed market opened for business.

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Trump, GOP lawmakers huddle at Camp David

THURMONT, Md. -- Emerging from closed-door meetings with Republican leaders, President Donald Trump on Saturday held out the prospect of a deal with Democrats on the fate of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children but appeared to put a welfare system overhaul -- once a top White House priority -- on the back burner.

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Jerry Van Dyke dies

Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who struggled for decades to achieve his own stardom before clicking as the dim-witted sidekick in television's "Coach," died Friday in Hot Spring County, according to his manager. He was 86.

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