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Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) -- The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece, on Friday buried his wife and two sons in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled....
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Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) -- The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece, on Friday buried his wife and two sons in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled....
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Frustrated refugees in Budapest vow to walk to Vienna

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of frustrated refugees who have been stuck at Budapest's Keleti train station for days have begun gathering up their belongings, vowing to make their way to Vienna on foot....
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At a Berlin church, Muslim refugees converting in droves

BERLIN (AP) -- Mohammed Ali Zonoobi bends his head as the priest pours holy water over his black hair. "Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds?" pastor Gottfried Martens asks the Iranian refugee. "Will you break away from Islam?"...
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Animal activists protest Vick at Steelers preseason game

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Animal activists held a candlelight vigil outside the Pittsburgh Steelers last preseason game to protest the signing of quarterback Michael Vick....
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Threat closes school district ahead of Labor Day weekend

JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- An unspecified threat has closed down a western Pennsylvania school district heading into the Labor Day weekend....
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Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit - if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures....
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20 states that subsidize horse racing with casino money

Of the 48 states with legalized gambling, 20 designate a portion of casino table game and electronic gambling machine revenues to support the horse racing industry:...
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Horse industry worries about plans to curb casino subsidies

BOSTON (AP) -- Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that's helped prop up their long suffering-industry....
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Rock-throwing that injured teacher results in jail sentences

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the head and causing her severe brain damage....
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2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events several blocks away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view....
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Court rules investigators can examine US Rep. Fattah's email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah can't keep federal criminal investigators out of his personal email, a federal appeals court ruled....
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Philly electricians' leader Dougherty to head trades council

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- John Dougherty, a leader of Philadelphia's politically powerful electricians' union, is taking on a new title....
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1st of Tanzanian albino kids with missing limbs goes home

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kabula Nkarango Masanja returned home to Tanzania with a new American prosthetic arm replacing the limb that was chopped off with a machete by followers of African witchcraft....
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Do you agree or disagree with the US District Judge Richard Berman's decision to throw out Brady's suspension? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Should Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' salary be withheld for not performing the duties she was elected to perform?

No:
75%
Yes:
25%
Total Votes: 5,473

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