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Sad End In Mysterious Abandoned Baby Case
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Police have found the body of a woman whose infant was abandoned at a St. Louis County apartment complex, and are now searching for whoever killed her. Authorities had been searching for 30-year-old Ebony Jackson since her 3-month-old son was found at 5 a.m. Friday in the interior hallway of an apartment complex in Breckenridge Hills. Her car turned up Tuesday morning on a desolate St. Louis street. Hours later, her body was found in the trunk. The cause of death was not immediately known. Jackson is originally from East St. Louis, Ill., before moving to Oklahoma City. She was in the St. Louis area for a visit but relatives had not heard from her since Thursday. The baby was unharmed. "Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed."
Posted: Wednesday, January 9 2013, 09:55 AM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Fallin signs bill to spend $45M on tornado relief
May 24, 2013 19:07 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill that will allow the state to access $45 million from the state's Rainy Day Fund to help communities recover from tornado damage.
Fallin on Friday signed a bill that the House and Senate passed unanimously in the wake of the deadly tornado that raked across the state on Monday, killing 24 people and injuring hundreds more.
It allows the state to use the money to match federal disaster funds and for other "disaster-related assistance."
The state's Rainy Day Fund, a constitutional reserve fund, currently has a balance of about $577 million. Up to 25 percent of the money can be accessed to pay for emergency-related expenses. The rest is reserved for when the state experiences budget shortfalls.
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US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for military and civilian aircraft and an increase in business investment.
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By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
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IN THE NEWS: RESTAURANT FLAP LEADS TO INTERNET MELTDOWN
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