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Peach Wars: Southern States Spar Over Which Has The Most Juice

| Which state really deserves the title of Peach State? The departments of agriculture in Georgia and South Carolina squared off on Twitter this week.

Trump Administration Seeks More Time To Reunify Migrant Families

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Facing a court deadline to reunite families separated at the border, the government described efforts to verify relationships and assess parents' "fitness" to claim their children.

Black Oregon Lawmaker Says Police Were Called As She Knocked On Constituents' Doors

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Democratic state Rep. Janelle Bynum was visiting voters in her district on July 3. The legislator says one of them thought she was casing the neighborhood and called law enforcement.

Stamp-Sized Mistake Costs Postal Service $3.5 Million

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A Las Vegas sculptor's version of Lady Liberty mistakenly ended up on a U.S. postal service stamp. He won a lawsuit last week.

Trump Administration: Migrant Families Can Be Detained For More Than 20 Days

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Now that a judge has ordered a stop to separating families, the Justice Department says it can hold families caught illegally crossing the border until their immigration proceedings are resolved.

An Apology And Back Pay For Editor In BBC Gender Pay Inequity Battle

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The media giant admitted to underpaying former China editor, Carrie Gracie. Both parties have decided on a settlement that is touted as a win in the fight against the gender wage gap.

This 'dreamer' priest says her faith is being hijacked by "domestic terrorists" hiding behind the Bible"

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The Rev. Nancy Frausto is one of the country's few clergy members on DACA, and risks deportation when the program expires.

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What We Know About The Alleged Gunman At A Maryland Newspaper

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Police have identified 38-year-old Jarrod W. Ramos as the man they say gunned down five people at the offices of The Capital newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday.

Capital Gazette Shooting Victims: The 5 Killed In Attack On Maryland Newspaper

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A gunman entered the offices of The Capital newspaper in Annapolis Thursday and opened fire, killing four of the paper's journalists and a sales assistant. We have profiles of the victims.