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Nevada eliminates parallel parking requirement

LAS VEGAS (AP) — People who’ve been thwarted in getting their drivers licenses because they can’t parallel park might want to steer their way to Nevada. State officials have eliminated the parallel parking part of its driving skills test. The changes took effect last month. Nevada joins

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Record firework over Colorado

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — It’s the big bang fact. A huge fireworks shell has blasted its way into the record books. A shell was launched over a ski resort in Steamboat Springs, Colorado — and it set a record for the world’s largest aerial firework. The 2,800-pound shell flew

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