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A dozen football fans injured in lightning strike

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers.

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Michigan plans park hikes to kick off New Year

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring free, guided hikes in Michigan parks around New Year’s Day as part of a nationwide outdoor effort.

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Ex-NFL’s Benson charged with public intoxication

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL and Texas running back Cedric Benson has been charged with public intoxication.

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Grand Rapids to reimagine Grand River floodwalls

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Grand Rapids is reimagining its flood protection system along the Grand River after years of resistance to calls by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to boost floodwalls.

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N. Korean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

In this Sept. 22, 2013 file photo, North Koreans ride on an amusement park ride while watching a 3D movie at the Rungna People's Pleasure Park in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea hates the Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema - of its own particular styling. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own particular styling.

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