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FAA was warned of risk for high-fatality balloon crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Warning about potential high-fatality accidents, safety investigators recommended two years ago that the Federal Aviation Administration impose greater oversight on commercial hot air balloon operators, government documents show. The FAA rejected those recommendations....
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Officials: No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash

LOCKHART, Texas (AP) -- A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and there did not appear to be any survivors, authorities said....
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A look at the deadliest hot air balloon accidents

A hot air balloon crashed and caught fire Saturday morning in Lockhart, Texas, about 30 miles outside of Austin. Authorities say it's unlikely the 16 people on board survived....
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3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Seattle; suspect in custody

SEATTLE (AP) -- A gunman attacked a gathering of young adults at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday, killing two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one of the witnesses said....
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States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist

URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag....
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Opinion Poll

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Who do you think will win the 2016 Presidential election? <More Info>

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Third Party Candidate
Donald Trump
69%
Hillary Clinton
25%
Third Party Candidate
6%
Total Votes: 33,360

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the Pittsburgh Police Chief violated municipal code when speaking to the DNC while in uniform?

Yes
81%
No
19%
Total Votes: 15,149