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15 arrested as demonstration return to Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Disrupting commerce, transit and traffic became focal points for demonstrators across the country days after the announcement that a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri declined to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown....
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Taiwan local elections test pro-China ruling party

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan's relations with historic foe China are playing a key role in local elections on the self-ruled island Saturday as the ruling Nationalist Party meets increased resistance to forging stronger ties with Beijing....
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INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism

KOBANI, Syria (AP) -- Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic State extremists and the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders....
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Rebels push forward in southern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve out a swath of territory leading to the doorstep of President Bashar Assad's seat of power....
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Payroll boss on vacation, Black Friday checks late

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- About 1,200 government employees in a northeastern Pennsylvania county are getting their Black Friday paychecks late because the person in charge of payroll went on vacation and didn't approve an electronic transfer....
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Cops: Car slams into horse-drawn buggy, injuring 7

KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- A car slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign in Pennsylvania Dutch country, injuring seven people, including an infant, police said....
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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:...
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Baby of dead pregnant woman in critical condition

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack of oxygen....
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Cyanide killed hospital employee, official says

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it's too soon to know whether the death was a suicide, a homicide or an accident....
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Woman hurt by rock dropped on car has 6th surgery

CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- A northeast Ohio middle school teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery....
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Magicians stage effort to restore Houdini's grave

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nestled next to the late Lewins, Blums and Levys in a spooky old cemetery in New York City lies the final resting place of America's most legendary magician, interred under a granite monument that bears his stage name in bold letters: Houdini....
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Pa. woman killed in Maryland head-on collision

KINGSVILLE, Md. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania woman critically injured in a crash in Maryland has died....
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No. 10 Michigan St. seeks statement at Penn St.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Mark Dantonio is calling Saturday's game at Penn State a "program game" because No. 10 Michigan State has the opportunity to win at least 10 games for the fourth time in five years....
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Cops: Beau who ate holiday meal early gets stabbed

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think changing the name of the Department of Welfare to the Department of Human Services will reduce the stigma associated with welfare and public assistance? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you plan to spend more or less on holiday shopping this year over last year?

Less This Year:
43%
More this Year:
35%
About the Same:
22%
Total Votes: 13,100

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