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Unscripted Trump overshadows his own economic message

NOVI, Mich. (AP) -- Thousands of Michigan voters roared with approval as Donald Trump lashed out at an economic system he said was rigged against everyday Americans. They cheered louder when he declared that Hillary Clinton was to blame....
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Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica, Haiti

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that threatened Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba....
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5 decisions that made the Nobel Prizes look bad

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Nobel Prizes cannot be revoked, so the judges must put a lot of thought into their selections for the six awards, which will be announced in the next two weeks....
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Leader pledges to rid Nigeria of hunger, omits worst crisis

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's president promised Saturday to drive hunger out of Africa's most populous nation but made no mention of a conflict-driven famine threatening to kill tens of thousands of children in northeast Nigeria....
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Treasurer's election arrives amid turbulence, deficits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania voters will pick the next state treasurer to oversee an agency that is playing a bigger role in the state government's finances because of persistent deficits. The Nov. 8 election also approaches as two of the office's three most recent elected holders have been hit with federal charges....
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Orchestra musicians on strike in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Musicians have been walking picket lines on both ends of Pennsylvania with strikes at orchestras in Pittsburgh and now Philadelphia, prompting cancellation of weekend concerts scheduled in both cities....
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Pennsylvania college suspends students over blackface video

READING, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania college says it has suspended two students over an online video showing a student in blackface lampooning the Black Lives Matter movement....
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Judge to decide on hearing in appeal in 2002 double murder

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge will decide whether a hearing with testimony is warranted on the appeal of a man convicted in the slaying of an elderly Pennsylvania couple almost a decade and a half ago....
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Officials: Careless smoking apparently started fatal blaze

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in northwestern Pennsylvania say careless smoking appears to have started a fire that killed a woman and her teenage granddaughter....
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Man killed in fire in Pittsburgh-area home; cause sought

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say fire claimed the life of a man in a Pittsburgh-area home....
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Lawmakers on spot to revive intensely political casino tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A court decision that has hacked a major chunk out of Pennsylvania's heavily negotiated casino gambling law is prompting fear among lawmakers who represent casino districts that their communities may never recoup the tens of millions of gambling tax dollars they've enjoyed over the past decade....
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Pittsburgh symphony musicians reject pay cuts, go on strike

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra musicians went on strike Friday after unanimously rejecting calls for a 15 percent pay cut, but management contends those cuts and others are necessary because the orchestra is more than $20 million in debt....
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Man who sought hit-and-run law facing drunken driving trial

NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) -- A man who convinced Pennsylvania lawmakers to enact harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers after his son was killed by one in 2010 has been ordered to stand trial on drunken driving charges....
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Bail reduced for 2 arrested at Holland Tunnel with weapons

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey judge has reduced bail for two Pennsylvania residents who were arrested in June with another man for trying to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons....
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