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Trial opens for Detroit officer who killed girl

Trial opens for Detroit officer who killed girl

Posted 8:18 AM 9/18/2014 by Associated Press

DETROIT - A prosecutor has told jurors that a Detroit police officer was criminally negligent when he fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a raid in 2010. Joseph Weekley is on trial for a second time in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, who was sleeping on a couch when police came (More)


Alaska oil checks

Alaska oil checks

Posted 5:46 PM 9/17/2014 by Michael Marsh

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA- This year's oil checks for people in Alaska will amount to about $1,900.

The money from the state's oil wealth is distributed yearly to residents.

The payout is October 2 and is more than double the amount of $900 last year.

It's short of the record payout of $2,069 six-years ago.

The amount of the checks is based on a five-year rolling average of worldwide oil markets.

The checks have been handed out since 1982.


FedEx raises prices

FedEx raises prices

Posted 5:48 PM 9/16/2014 by Michael Marsh

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE- FedEx is raising U.S. rates for express,ground and home-delivery in January.

The rates will also change for FedEx SmartPost, which uses the U.S. Postal service for final delivery.

The express increase will apply to deliveries in, to or from U.S. FedEx Freight in (More)

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