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TOUTLE, Wash. — When Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980, killing 57 people, destroying homes, evaporating lakes and rearranging landmarks, Mark Smith and his...
Former Washington Gov. John Spellman dies at 91

OLYMPIA, Wash. — John Spellman, the last Republican governor elected in Washington state, has died at 91. ...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama legislator George Bandy of Opelika has died. ...
Mormon church appoints 93-year-old ex-surgeon as president

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church appointed a 93-year-old former heart surgeon Tuesday as its new president, following a longstanding succession plan that...
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SHELBURNE, Vt. — A former administrator at Dartmouth College and the University of Vermont and the husband of former Vermont Gov. Madeleine Kunin has...
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ST. LOUIS — Mike Shanahan, who owned the St. Louis Blues from 1986-91 and oversaw the acquisition of Hall of Famer Brett Hull, has...
Gospel star Edwin Hawkins, known for ‘Oh Happy Day,’ dies

NEW YORK — Edwin Hawkins, the gospel star best known for the crossover hit "Oh Happy Day" and as a major force for contemporary...
Texans salute MLK with peace marches, music, speeches

DALLAS — Thousands of Texans have saluted the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music and speeches honoring the slain civil rights leader. ...
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SARATOGA, N.Y. — Authors from around New York state are relating the lives of their foremothers in a new book. ...
The Latest: Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Latest on Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations around the country (all times local): ...

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