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Family of teen who fell from jet sues city, airline

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The family of a teen who fell from the wheel well of a jet in a Boston suburb two years ago is suing Charlotte, Charlotte-Douglas International Airport and US Airways. The family of 16-year-old Delvonte Tisdale says negligence by the city, the airport and the airline caused the teen to fall from a Boeing 737 to his death.

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Captain in NC parasailing accident pleads guilty

OCEAN ISLE BEACH (AP) — The captain who operated the boat in the parasailing accident that killed two women along Ocean Isle Beach has pleaded guilty to maritime negligence. The U.S. Justice Department said that 45-year-old Thomas Povazan of West Mifflin, Pa., pleaded guilty Wednesday. Povazan was accused of failing to check the weather before taking his clients out on the ocean.

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Shoot a coyote, collect $25

CHEROKEE (AP) — The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians in western North Carolina is offering bounty payments of $25 for each coyote carcass that is turned into the tribe. The Tribal Council is offering the money to try to ...

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