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DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class....
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Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Hundreds of Israelis, among them Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin, have paid their respects to Israel's ninth President Shimon Peres as his body lay in state at the country's parliament on Thursday....
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The Latest: Turkey to clear 'corridor of terror' at border

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):...
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Pakistan: Indian fire kills 2 Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan on Thursday said two of its soldiers were killed in an "unprovoked" attack when India fired across the border of the disputed region of Kashmir, while India said it had carried out a "surgical strike" against terrorists, in an exchange that marks an escalation in tensions between the uneasy and nuclear-armed neighbors....
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Police fatally shoot suspect in Philadelphia stabbings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police said officers fatally shot a man who stabbed two boys, one of them his son, and attacked three other people Wednesday night....
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Philadelphia police officer injured in crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer guarding a crime scene is in good condition after a pickup truck slammed into his patrol vehicle....
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Parking agency head resigns amid sexual harassment claims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The head of Philadelphia's agency that oversees on-street parking enforcement, taxis and towing has resigned amid accusations that he sexually harassed two co-workers....
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Bodybuilder Bill Pettis found dead along Pennsylvania creek

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bodybuilder from California whose biceps were bigger than Arnold Schwarzenegger's has been found dead along a creek in Pennsylvania....
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Police: Blind man falls onto subway tracks, killed by train

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a blind man was struck and killed by a subway train in Philadelphia after he stumbled, hit a pole and fell onto the tracks....
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Ex-director charged in kids mental-health facility theft

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a Delaware woman has been charged with embezzling more than $600,000 in public money from a mental-health treatment facility in Philadelphia that helps children with trauma and behavioral disorders....
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Senate passes bills designed to limit municipal debt risks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Legislation to tighten the rules around borrowing by Pennsylvania's municipalities has the unanimous approval of state senators in an effort to avoid a repeat of its capital city's near-bankruptcy....
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Court blocks pro-industry provisions of gas drilling law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday blocked industry-friendly provisions of a major 2012 state law designed to modernize natural gas drilling regulations, the latest in a string of court decisions striking down key portions of the law....
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High court strikes down casino payments to host communities

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday struck down a requirement that has forced casinos to pay tens of millions of dollars to their host communities for a decade, potentially dealing a crippling blow to local budgets around the state if lawmakers do not act quickly....
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Professor, wife sentenced on convictions of defrauding NASA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A university professor in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison on a conviction of defrauding NASA by letting graduate students and researchers do all the work on a $700,000 project....
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Will you drive on the Liberty Bridge during the remainder of its rehabilitation project?

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