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Deputy ambushed, killed at gas station; no one in custody

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Aug 29,2015
National News

HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities. …read more Source::

Like New Orleans, second-line parades struggle but survive

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Aug 29,2015
Offbeat

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – It is fitting that the “second line” parade, a central pillar of New Orleans African-American musical tradition, is playing a prominent role in the events marking the… …read more Source::

23 officers shot to death this year

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Aug 29,2015
National News

With the “execution-style” killing of a Houston-area deputy Friday night, the number of U.S. law enforcement officers shot to death this year rose to 23. …read more Source::

College professors fail on ‘Millennial’ words

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Aug 29,2015
National News

“FOMO? A sign no one’s home. Father’s out, mother’s out.” …read more Source::

Chicago school closure battle intensifies with hunger strike

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Aug 28,2015
National News

A long-standing battle between activists and the City of Chicago over school closures in minority neighborhoods has intensified with a dozen protesters entering their twelfth day of a hunger strike on Friday over a shuttered high school. Camped out on the lawn in front of Dyett High School in South Chicago, the strikers vow to

Illinois fires football coach week before season

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Aug 28,2015
Sports

Illinois fires football coach week before season …read more Source::

Police seize wine collection; hospital wants to save it

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Aug 28,2015
National News

The case is being called “Pennsylvania vs. 2,447 Bottles of Wine.” …read more Source::

Poland almost certain it has located buried Nazi train

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Aug 28,2015
Offbeat

WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland said on Friday it was almost certain it had located a Nazi train rumored to have gone missing near the close of World War Two loaded with guns and jewels. …read more Source::

Kim Jong Un: North Korea’s ‘military muscle’ prevented war with South

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Aug 28,2015
National News

North Korea’s “military muscle” and “nuclear deterrent” ended a tense standoff with the nation’s southern neighbor, leader Kim Jong Un said … …read more Source::

Darryl 'Chocolate Thunder' Dawkins dies at 58

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Aug 27,2015
Sports

Darryl ‘Chocolate Thunder’ Dawkins dies at 58 …read more Source::