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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 buried his wife and two sons on Friday 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 buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled....
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Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train stations

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of frustrated refugees stuck at Budapest's Keleti train station gathered up their belongings Friday and vowed to make their way to Vienna on foot. But the protest was short-lived - after whistling and marching around the station they settled back down to continue a wait that has dragged on for days....
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The Latest: Ireland to triple refugee intake

BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- The latest news from the crisis of migrants pouring into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):...
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Pennsylvania teen gets at least 12 1/2 years for 2014 shooting

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania teen was sentenced to serve 12 1/2 to 29 years in prison for the 2014 shooting death of a man in Pittsburgh's East Liberty section....
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Mother sues Penn, Amazon over daughter's 2013 suicide

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mother of a University of Pennsylvania nursing student who allegedly purchased cyanide on Amazon.com and used it to take her own life is suing the Philadelphia school and online retailer....
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Police: Pregnant woman, man wounded in Philadelphia shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a 23-year-old pregnant woman and a 21-year-old man are hospitalized after a shooting in Philadelphia's Frankford section....
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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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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
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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84%
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16%
Total Votes: 1,942

Yesterday's Poll

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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