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Imprisoned Disabled Man In PA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police have charged a Philadelphia man with imprisoning a deaf and mute victim so he could steal his Social Security checks.

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Old Oil is Exposed By Isaac

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – BP says Hurricane Isaac’s scouring waves exposed deposits of buried tar on the Louisiana coast that were left over from its massive oil …

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Nebraska School Bus Crash

BLUE HILL, Neb. (AP) – A school bus and a tractor-trailer collided in southern Nebraska killing two children and two drivers, and injuring at least four more …

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Scary Boat Ride

(AP)-A video camera mounted at the front of a boat on Lake of the Ozarks captures a frightening accident that left seven people hurt but nobody killed. …

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Inmate Sex Change

BOSTON (AP) – A ruling ordering Massachusetts to provide sex-change surgery to an inmate is being praised by advocates as important recognition that the surgery is a …

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NJ Children Slaughtered

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) – Police are trying to determine if a contaminated batch of PCP is going around Camden after a child was decapitated and two other …

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Nixon Fighting Veto Override

(AP)-Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is pressing his case that 122,000 vehicle owners would be hit with a retroactive tax if lawmakers override one of his vetoes. Nixon …

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Three Schools To Dismiss Early

Three Columbia schools will dismiss early on Wednesday. Both Jefferson and West Junior High Schools will release their students at 11:30am. CPS also says Smithton Middle School …

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Teacher Strike

CHICAGO (AP) – Officials in Chicago are trying to decide what to do with 400,000 students if teachers go on strike next week — including students who …

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Sleeping Kids Attacked

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Authorities say a man high on PCP-laced marijuana stabbed two neighborhood children in their home while they slept, killing a 6-year-old boy and …

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