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Governor hopefuls distancing themselves from Clinton, Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- In West Virginia, the Democrat running for governor has defended the coal industry while decrying his party's presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton....
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Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica

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 still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of potentially devastating winds and rain....
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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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Children of Syria's Aleppo bear brunt of violent onslaught

BEIRUT (AP) -- The 6-year-old girl was found trapped under the rubble of her home, destroyed by an airstrike in Syria's rebel-held city of Aleppo. "Dust!" she wailed as rescue workers pried away the stones and debris on top of her, finally freeing her and placing her on a stretcher as she screamed for her father....
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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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Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Orchestra has gone on strike, canceling an opening night performance that about 1,000 people had come to hear....
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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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Pennsylvania college condemns students' blackface video

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Albright College in eastern Pennsylvania is condemning an online video posted by two white students, including one in blackface who lampoons the "Black Lives Matter" movement....
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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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Wentz back in Fargo for commercial shoot, homecoming game

FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is back in Fargo, where he starred at North Dakota State University....
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Cops: Fight over 'Purge'-like mask led to death of teen boy

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a dispute over a mask like one featured in the "Purge" horror movies contributed to the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy....
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Was Congress decision to override the President’s veto allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia for damages a political mistake? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you prefer reading the news online or from printed paper?

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30%
Total Votes: 9,297

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