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Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburghers talk funny. The city has “won” Gawker.com’s ugliest accent tournament, besting the other finalist – Scranton – in a reader’s poll with more than 54 percent of the vote. The gossipy news site set up a tournament bracket pitting what it deemed the 16 ugliest city accents in the United States […]

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1-time foreclosure king, son arrested in Pewaukee

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) – Heavily-armed federal agents broke down the door of a Pewaukee home and arrested a man described as a one-time king of foreclosures and his adult son. The U.S. marshals, assisted by the FBI, Waukesha County Sheriff’s deputies and Pewaukee police took Todd Brunner and his 24-year-old son, Shawn, into custody at […]

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Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoring

Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoring

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS (AP) – Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas. Officials said Monday that 43 of 48 people on an original watch list had passed the 21-day incubation period […]

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Wisconsin DNR to close fourth wolf hunt zone

Wisconsin DNR to close fourth wolf hunt zone

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin officials are poised to close a fourth wolf hunting zone. The Department of Natural Resources plans to close Zone 5, an oval-shaped area in west-central Wisconsin, at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Hunters had killed 14 wolves in that zone as of Sunday, six shy of the zone’s limit. The agency has […]

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Packers rout Carolina 38-17, Rodgers has 3 TDs

Packers rout Carolina 38-17, Rodgers has 3 TDs

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Aaron Rodgers threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns, Randall Cobb torched the Carolina secondary for 121 yards receiving and the Green Bay Packers routed the Carolina Panthers 38-17 on Sunday. Sure-tackling Green Bay limited quarterback Cam Newton in the first half. The Packers scored touchdowns on their first three […]

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Michelle Knight says she now forgives kidnapper

Michelle Knight says she now forgives kidnapper

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) – One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade says she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life. Michelle Knight made the comments during an interview conducted by a radio host on Sunday at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin High School […]

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GOP accuses Happ of going easy on bomb builder

GOP accuses Happ of going easy on bomb builder

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Republicans are accusing Democratic attorney general hopeful Susan Happ of letting a pipe bomb builder get off scot-free. Happ currently serves as the Jefferson County district attorney. The GOP and allies have been digging through her records looking for cases that they say show she’s lenient on criminals. On Friday the […]

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Kerry: ‘Irresponsible’ not to aid Kurds against IS

Kerry: ‘Irresponsible’ not to aid Kurds against IS

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult” not to support them. Speaking in the Indonesian capital on Monday, Kerry […]

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Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new business survey finds hiring is healthy but pay raises, not so much. The quarterly survey by the National Association for Business Economics finds that only 24 percent of companies increased wages and salaries in the July-September quarter. That’s down from 43 percent in the April-June quarter and the first drop […]

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Tougher Ebola procedures for health workers in US

Tougher Ebola procedures for health workers in US

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

DALLAS (AP) – There’ll be more stringent procedures for health care workers taking care of Ebola patients in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says health care workers will have to wear full-body suits and hoods, covering every part of their body, and they’ll be checked by at least one other person […]

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