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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) -- A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to issue the licenses themselves, potentially ending the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky....
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Hungary opens door to trains for migrants, but only to camps

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and confusion as hundreds shoved their way onto a waiting train. But when it tried to drop them off at a Hungarian camp for asylum seekers, a bitter showdown began....
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Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- He is one among many, far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of debris on a Turkish beach, has focused the world's attention on a wave of war-and-deprivation-fueled migration unmatched since World War II....
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UN star-studded media blitz to promote new development goals

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations is launching a global campaign with a media blitz and an array of stars from Beyonce to Usain Bolt to spread news to everyone in the world about its new goals to eradicate poverty, fight inequality and combat climate change....
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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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Court rules investigators can examine US Rep. Fattah's email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah can't keep federal criminal investigators out of his personal email, a federal appeals court ruled....
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Philly electricians' leader Dougherty to head trades council

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- John Dougherty, a leader of Philadelphia's politically powerful electricians' union, is taking on a new title....
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1st of Tanzanian albino kids with missing limbs goes home

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kabula Nkarango Masanja returned home to Tanzania with a new American prosthetic arm replacing the limb that was chopped off with a machete by followers of African witchcraft....
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Police seek man who threw officer down 40-foot embankment

NEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities were on the lookout Thursday for a man who jumped a police officer as she approached his vehicle and threw her down a 40-foot rocky embankment....
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Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues

NEW YORK (AP) -- Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm....
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Opinion Poll

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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56%
Yes:
44%
Total Votes: 27

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener 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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