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In wake of Ferguson shooting, fresh attention to minority participation in local voting

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 9:12am
A few miles from the street where Michael Brown died last month in Ferguson, Missouri, lies the grave of Dred Scott.
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Navy Plans to Offer New Career Options to Officers and Enlistees

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 8:32am
Navy officials want to keep sailors in the service by offer new career options after discovering a wave of discontent in the force.
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CIA Estimates Islamic State Has Tripled to 31,000 Fighters

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 7:26am
Military advisers being sent to Iraq will not call in airstrikes for Iraqi troops against the ISIL terror group.,The military advisers being sent to Iraq by President Obama will not spot targets and call in airstrikes for Iraqi troops in the coming offensive against the ISIL terror group which may have tripled in size since June, the Pentagon said Friday.
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Rescuers search Pacific for Navy pilot after crash

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 5:14am
Rescuers searched an area of the far western Pacific Ocean Saturday for a Navy fighter pilot whose jet was one of two that crashed west of Wake Island.
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Person of interest questioned in Pennsylvania shooting that killed trooper

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 4:59am
Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were searching Saturday for the suspect or suspects, state police said.
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Report: Shooting at Pennsylvania State Police barracks; no one in custody

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 4:14am
Pennsylvania State Police have confirmed to a TV news station that a shooting has occurred at a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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Evacuation ordered for 30 homes near Southern California wildfire; but no immediate risk posed

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:18pm
Officials ordered people in about 30 homes to evacuate Friday evening as a wildfire roared through a canyon in Southern California's Cleveland National Forest.
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Escaped Ohio school shooter captured hiding near a church, police say

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 10:05pm
A teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two other prisoners and was captured nearly six hours later hiding near a church, authorities said.
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Murder case dismissed against Oklahoma woman convicted in death of infant son 20 years ago

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 9:33pm
The murder case against a Tulsa woman who spent nearly two decades in prison in the death of her infant son was dismissed Friday.
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Bail set at $2M for Minnesota gas station slaying suspect caught after monthlong manhunt

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 8:48pm
A man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner at a suburban Minneapolis gas station abandoned a suitcase that contained ammunition consistent with the bullets used in the slaying, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Friday.
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Officials hopeful lava spares homes as it approaches vacant lots in Hawaii subdivision

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 8:39pm
Lava from one of the world's most active volcanos soon could reach three vacant lots in a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island, but officials are hopeful homes will be spared.
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17-year-old accused in Washington girl's death charged as an adult with murder, rape

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 7:33pm
The teenager accused of sexually assaulting and killing a 6-year-old Washington girl has been charged with aggravated murder and aggravated rape.
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Residents of Arizona town say Border Patrol housing is too expensive

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:43pm
Some people here call it Sesame Street.
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Judge orders murder trial for owners of 2 dogs that fatally mauled Michigan jogger

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:14pm
A judge has ordered a Michigan couple to stand trial on murder and other charges in the fatal mauling of a jogger by two of their dogs.
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Ohio State marching band alumni urge school to disavow report, reinstate fired director

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:13pm
Ohio State University should disavow the investigative report of the school's celebrated marching band that led to the firing of its director for failing to stop a "sexualized culture" and immediately reinstate him, according to report by a group of band alumni released Friday.
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Experts: Ferguson video of witness raising hands could bolster argument Brown was surrendering

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:42pm
Legal experts say cellphone video showing a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson could bolster arguments that Brown was surrendering when he was shot.
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New Jersey day care center worker who accidentally served bleach mix to children is fired

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:09pm
The New Jersey day care center where more than two dozen children and adults were accidentally served bleach-tainted water has reopened, and an employee has been fired.
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Woman upset about boy practicing clarinet in backyard accused of pointing unloaded gun at kids

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:08pm
A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside.
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Police charge Pennsylvania woman, 40, with having sex with 13-year-old, using him to get drugs

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:47am
Police have charged a 40-year-old Pennsylvania woman with having sex with a 13-year-old boy and then making him fake a toothache so he could get painkillers for her.
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Ex-day care worker convicted of abducting girl, 5, from Philadelphia school, assaulting her

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:45am
A former day care worker has been convicted of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her Philadelphia classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal.
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