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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....
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WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread....
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Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured....
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Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday....
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Corbett attacks Wolf tax plan as election looms

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Three months ago, Gov. Tom Corbett pushed the state's $50 billion-plus public pension debt to center stage in his re-election campaign, calling it "the driver" that has pushed up local property taxes and siphoned away money badly needed by public schools....
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Pa. congressional races could produce surprises

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's midterm elections for Congress, overshadowed by the statewide race for governor and mostly robbed of suspense by partisan redistricting, are expected by many observers to simply reaffirm the status quo....
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Authorities kill deer trapped inside Pa. hotel

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel in State College and couldn't be tranquilized....
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Pennsylvania campaign spending record falls

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's campaign spending record fell after five more weeks of heavy TV advertising by the two gubernatorial candidates heading down the stretch to the election raised the cost of the race past $73 million....
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Students: Nixing football sends no-hazing message

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Students at a suburban Philadelphia high school say officials have sent a strong anti-hazing message by canceling the rest of the football season, including Friday's long-awaited homecoming game against a crosstown rival....
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East Providence company recalls crab meat

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it was contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria....
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School dismissed early after single bullet found

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Classes have been dismissed early at a central Pennsylvania school where a single bullet was discovered in the building....
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Panthers host Yellow Jackets in pivotal ACC game

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh can bring the jumbled ACC Coastal Division into slightly better focus on Saturday against Georgia Tech. Or the Yellow Jackets can snap a two-game losing streak and turn an already murky division race into something borderline unrecognizable....
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Stumped doctor ordered cyanide test on dying woman

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A physician who treated a 41-year-old neurologist after she suddenly collapsed said Friday that he ordered a test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness....
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Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave."...
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Do you think Pennsylvania should legalize doctor-assisted suicide? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the U.S. government should formally apologize to North Korea in order to win the freedom of two Americans who have been sentenced to prison there?

No:
88%
Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 7,633

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