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Canceled Netflix series ‘Sense8’ to return for 2-hour finale

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fans have spoken, and the canceled Netflix series “Sense8” is coming back next year for a two-hour final episode. Netflix and show co-creator Lana Wachowski said Thursday that fan clamor inspired the show’s return. Netflix had announced earlier this month that “Sense8” was not renewed ...

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Climate change up close: Southern, poor counties to suffer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor and southern U.S. counties will get hit hardest by global warming, according to a first-of-its-kind detailed projection of potential climate change effects at the local level. The study, published Thursday in the journal Science , calculates probable economic harms and benefits for the more than 3,100 ...

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The Latest: Pharmacy boss must report to prison by Aug. 7

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing for a pharmacy co-founder convicted in a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy sentenced to nine years in prison for a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more ...

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Belmont law professor being nominated as US attorney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a law professor at Belmont University to be U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee. The White House said in a news release Thursday that Trump intends to nominate Donald Q. Cochran for the post. Cochran was an assistant U.S. ...

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GOP Medicaid cuts would hit states fighting opioid epidemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama’s health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that’s not letting up. Medicaid cuts resulting from the GOP legislation would hit hard in states deeply affected by the addiction crisis and struggling to turn ...

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Feeling blue? Crayola seeks help naming its new crayon

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Crayola has the blues — five, to be exact. The iconic crayon maker left it to fans to come up with a name for a new blue crayon replacing the recently retired color dandelion. After receiving nearly 90,000 submissions, Crayola narrowed it down to five names ...

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