Monday, September 1, 2014
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 Michigan increased its minimum wage Monday, Sept. 1.

Michigan joins several other states and city and county governments that have increased their minimum wage over the last two years.


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 Massachusetts defensive back Jackson Porter (28) tackles Boston College running back Myles Willis (23) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Boston College won 30-7. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Boston College replaces Heisman finalist Andre Williams with running back platoon and QB

Updated at 12:54 p.m.
Couple stabbed while unwittingly interrupting burglary at their NY home; man dead, wife hurt
Updated at 12:33 p.m.
Posted on Sepa. 1, 2014 at 12:33 a.m.
Ferguson police start wearing body cameras after fatal shooting
 FILE - This July 23, 2014, file photo, shows the Showboat Casino Hotel, left, and the Revel Casino Hotel along the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. Revel is shutting down a little over two years after opening with high hopes of revitalizing Atlantic City’s struggling gambling market. The hotel closes Monday, Sept. 1, followed by the casino Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Updated on Sepa. 1, 2014 at 2:31 a.m.
A look at the key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel
Updated at 11:48 a.m.
Where the Democratic, GOP candidates for Massachusetts governor stand on health care issues
Updated at 11:50 a.m.
Crews battling California wildfire to focus on creating defensible space around homes
 FILE - In this July 23, 2014, file photo, people stand on a high deck at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. Revel is shutting down a little over two years after opening with high hopes of revitalizing Atlantic City’s struggling gambling market. The hotel closes Monday, Sept. 1, followed by the casino Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Updated on Sepa. 1, 2014 at 2:24 a.m.
$2.4B Revel Casino Hotel begins its shutdown after just over 2 years in Atlantic City
 FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via the Las Vegas Review-Journal shows two Devil's Hole pupfish in a cave at Death Valley National Park in Nevada, northwest of Las Vegas near Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada's desert, but a new study says climate change and warming waters, and its lack of mobility are threatening the pupfish and decreasing its numbers. (AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tom Baugh, File) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT
Updated at 11:03 a.m.
Climate study examines fate of pupfish in Nevada cavern; 'Life in Fishbowl' yields dire news
 In a Aug. 5, 2014 photo, Bhutanese refugee Chandra Pradhan prepares cows to be milked at Noblehurst Farm, as farm director Sarah Noble-Moag looks on. Pradhan is among the first participants in a pilot program aimed at training resettled refugees to  work on New York's dairy farms instead of the more usual placements in factories and hotels. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
Updated at 11:55 a.m.
Pilot program puts Bhutanese refugees to work on New York dairy farms
Updated at 1:27 p.m.
2-year-old Virginia girl dies after being left in van in driveway of a home, police say
 In this Aug. 26, 2014 photo, Juan Malizia Gatti and Manuela Rossi, from Argentina, compete during the 2014 Tango World Championship Stage category final, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Gatti and Rossi won the championship. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Updated on Sepa. 1, 2014 at 12:16 a.m.
AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean
 ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 30, AND THEREAFTER - FILE - This July 17, 2014, file photo shows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she arrives to a signing of her book
Updated at 9:56 a.m.
2016 presidential hopefuls jockey for position as midterm elections loom

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 Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott (15) celebrates his touchdown with teammates in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Navy in Baltimore, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Ohio State won 34-17. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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 Appalachian State defensive back Treyon Garnett (16) fails to stop Michigan running back Derrick Green (27) in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Michigan won 52-14. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

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 FOR RELEASE MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014, AT 4 P.M.- FILE - In this April 24, 2014 file photo, a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables are displayed for sale at a market in Washington. A 12-year study released Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, shows a steady improvement in American's eating habits, but food choices remain less than ideal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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