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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach considers questions from reporters following a state Supreme Court ruling requiring him to remove the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate from the ballot, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Democrat Chad Taylor wanted to withdraw, but Kobach blocked the move. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
Court ruling won't end Kansas Senate disputeDemocrats face push to pick new nominee in Kansas Senate race after court removes candidate
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2013, file photo, Li Na, of China, returns a shot to Serena Williams during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Li formally announced her retirement on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tourLi Na, China's 1st Grand Slam singles champion, retires from tennis tour due to injuries
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Michael Robertson, a libertarian Internet entrepreneur best known for creating MP3.com, talks as he stands for a portrait Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Diego. Robertson sued the San Diego Association of Governments last year for records collected on his vehicle by a license plate-reader network that runs on information supplied by the San Diego Police Department, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department and eight other police departments. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Privacy groups take 2nd hit on license plate dataPrivacy advocates take another hit in debate over access to license plate scanner data
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FILE - In this April 6, 2011 file photo, actor Alec Baldwin speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Alec Baldwin, speaking at a reception Thursday Sept. 18, 2014, says he is passionate about green energy. And he's hoping next week's United Nations climate summit brings home to Americans that the United States has fallen behind other countries in promoting wind and solar power.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Alec Baldwin passionate about green energyAlec Baldwin says he's passionate about green energy and wants US to use more wind and solar
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No supporters for the Scottish independence referendum celebrate an early result at a No campaign event at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, early Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.  From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment - and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath - after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country's 307-year union with England.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Scots reject independence in historic voteVoters in Scotland reject independence in historic vote with unprecedented turnout
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This photo provided by ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals shows Gordo, a 1- to 2-year-old Maltese mix that was struck by a van during a police chase Wednesday night, being cared for at City Of Angels Veterinary Specialty Center in Culver City, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. He was listed in stable condition awaiting surgery Thursday. During the chase, television reports showed the litttle dog running in the street and being hit. Hospital spokeswoman Shannon Brown says the dog has a deep cut and broken bones. (AP Photo/ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals)
Vets work to save leg of dog hit by stolen vanVeterinarians work to save leg of dog struck by stolen van during wild chase in Los Angeles
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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The Federal Reserve is signaling that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Pound rises as Scotland votes to stay in UKPound rises as Scotland votes to stay in United Kingdom; Tokyo stocks rise on yen weakness
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Federal agent Jeff Novitzky listens as Barry Bonds' attorney Dennis Riordan addresses an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in San Francisco. Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges heard arguments Thursday on whether baseball’s career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, Pool)
Appeals court reconsidering Barry Bonds convictionTough questions for both sides as appeals court reconsiders Barry Bonds obstruction conviction
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Police remove a sword as part of evidence found at a residential property in the suburb of Marsfield, in Sydney, Australia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group, by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney. (AP Photo/AAP Image, Paul Miller) AUSTRALIA OUT, NEW ZEALAND OUT, PAPUA NEW GUINEA OUT, SOUTH PACIFIC OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVES
Islamic State plot in Australia raises questionsIslamic State plot to conduct beheadings in Australia raises questions about group's reach
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  • Grain lower, livestock lower

    Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $4.9925 a bushel; Dec corn was 2.50 cents lower at $3.3925 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.4650 a bushel; while Nov soybeans declined 8.75 cents to $9.7375 a bushel. Dec live cattle was .90 cent lower at $1.5910 pound; Oct feeder cattle was .85 cent lower at 2.2725 a pound; Dec lean hogs declined 2.10 cents to $.9180 a pound. Park Record, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 12:12 PM
  • Keep York Beautiful fall clean-up set

    The Keep York Beautiful fall clean-up will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 11, according to a news release. There will be bags, gloves and equipment available in the York City Hall parking lot for community members beginning at 7:30 a.m. Volunteers will clean targeted areas from 8 to 10:45 a.m., and equipment should be returned to City hall between 10:45 and 11 a.m. The clean-up is for litter only and no large items will be accepted. The York Daily Record, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 11:56 AM
  • Man caused $14K damage by doing doughnuts

    Police say a Pennsylvania man caused more than $14,000 damage to several other vehicles when he took a dare to do a "doughnut" with his pickup truck in a bar parking lot. Police say 35-year-old Brett Whitmire's truck kicked up damaging stones as it spun in a tight circle in the parking lot of the Beer Garden in Washington Township on Aug. 18. Butler County prosecutors tell the Butler Eagle they're willing to drop a felony criminal mischief charge if Whitmire, of Butler, pays for the damage. Groton Landmark, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 02:33 PM
  • Police say man caused $14,000 damage with truck doughnut

    State police say a western Pennsylvania man caused more than $14,000 damage to several other vehicles when he took a dare to do a "doughnut" with his pickup truck in a bar parking lot. Butler County prosecutors say they're willing to drop a felony criminal mischief charge if 35-year-old Brett Whitmire, of Butler, pays for the damage. WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 11:10 AM
  • Child Predator Section arrests five; York Co. predator sentenced 25 to 50 years in prison

    Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced that a convicted child predator in York County has been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison, and five suspected child predators were arrested on unrelated charges across the Commonwealth. The arrests of suspected predators are part of the Attorney General's ongoing efforts to combat the online sexual exploitation of children. PA Office of Attorney General Press RSS Feed, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 02:10 PM
  • Butler firm acquiring shale field mapping software service

    Butler County-based Geospatial Corp. is acquiring the maker of ShaleNavigator, an interactive mapping platform, for an undisclosed price. Business Journal, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 01:22 PM
  • Weekend Powwow celebrates native culture

    Come share the culture and heritage of the 32nd annual Powwow on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, at the Bedford V.A. Hospital Grounds, 200 Springs Road. Home, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 01:11 PM
  • Supermarket feud impacts monthly job figures

    Massachusetts is reporting a loss of more than 5,000 jobs in August and the state's unemployment rate jumped two-tenths of a point, with the blame being largely put on "temporary employment disruptions" in the retail sector. While Thursday's report did not specify the nature of those disruptions, it appears tied to the six-week worker revolt at the Market Basket supermarket chain that followed the firing of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Sentinel & Enterprise, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 01:08 PM
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