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Shadows are cast from the men standing on a stage with a crucifix ahead of Pope Francis visit, in Tirana, Albania, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Pope Francis will visit Albania Sunday for a one-day trip. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
Pope flags Christian-Muslim ties in AlbaniaPope highlights Christian-Muslim harmony in Albania during 1st European trip
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, from left, speaks as Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah listen during a joint press conference in Kabul. Afghanistan's two presidential candidates were set to a sign a power-sharing deal on national TV on Sunday, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
Afghan presidential candidates sign unity dealAfghanistan presidential candidates sign power-sharing deal 3 months after disputed runoff
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Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, center, talks to his players after Washington State scored a touchdown during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Dean Hare)
No. 2 Oregon holds off Washington State, 38-31Marcus Mariota throws 5 TD passes as No. 2 Oregon beats Washington State 38-31
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lights up the sky during liftoff at 1:52.03 a.m. Sunday morning Sept. 21, 2014 for the resupply mission to the International Space Station photo taken at the Whitley Marina Cocoa. (AP Photo/Florida Today, Craig Rubadoux)
SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gearSpaceX launches fresh space station supplies, including first 3-D printer bound for orbit
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Barrett Township Police patrolman William Carey holds Riley Killinger, 2, as her mother Kerriann Sanders stands near their vehicle, after patrolman Carey picked them up from their house in Canadensis, Pa., to reunite with her fiancee Andrew Killinger who could not drive to her home due to the roads closed during the search for suspected killer Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Barrett Township near Canadensis, Pennsylvania. Saturday is her wedding day which was delayed for several hours. Frein is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another at the Blooming Grove state police barracks a week earlier. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)
Day 9 begins in hunt for trooper slaying suspectDay 9 begins in hunt for trooper slaying suspect; residents allowed home but caution advised
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Florida State running back Karlos Williams, top, celebrates his game-winning touchdown in overtime with teammates Cameron Erving, center, and Bobby Hart after an NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.  Florida State defeated Clemson 23-17 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
No. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 ClemsonNo. 1 Florida State beats No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime with Winston watching
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Republican Sen. Pat Roberts talks to a supporter as he campaigns before an NCAA college football game between Kansas and Central Michigan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Lawrence, Kan. Roberts strolled the grassy hill to the south of Memorial Stadium before the University of Kansas football game, popping in and out of pregame party tents and chatting with voters in the Democratic-leaning city. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east KansasSen. Pat Roberts touts pure GOP message in swing-voting east Kansas, as race boils to 2
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This undated booking photo provided by the Madera, Calif., County Jail shows Jorge Lopez-Diaz, 26. Lopez-Diaz is one of five inmates who escaped from the jail in the Central Valley city of Madera, Calif., late Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. The five were being held on various charges including attempted murder and armed robbery. It's unclear how the men, who are believed to be gang members, escaped from the jail. Authorities say all five men should be considered armed and dangerous. (AP Photo/Madera County Jail)
California authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapeesAuthorities capture 4 men who escaped from central California jail, 1 still at large
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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi listens during an interview with The Associated Press at the presidential palace in Cairo, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. In his first interview with foreign media since taking office in June, el-Sissi has told AP he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but says military action is not the only answer. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
AP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fightAP Interview: El-Sissi portrays Egypt as a model in the fight against extremism
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  • Suspect in Brethitt County sexual abuse case also charged in Pulaski County

    According to the Commonwealth Journal, Robert Morris, 68, of Eubank was indicted earlier this month by a Pulaski County grand jury on charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse. The Kentucky Attorney General's Office announced the indictment of Morris in a release on Thursday, as well as that of Brenda Morris, 61, on charges of complicity to Robert Morris' alleged offenses. WKYT, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 05:16 PM
  • Hamilton named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

    Floyd County entrepreneur Shane Hamilton, third from left, owner of Service Maids, LLC, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Young Entrepreneur category. Representatives from EIEA sponsoring partners, from left, Dr. Thomas Erekson, dean of Eastern Kentucky University College of Business and Technology; Ray Moncrief, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation; Brett Traver, executive director, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development ; Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO, The Center for Rural Development; and Dr. Michael T. Benson, president of Eastern Kentucky University, present Hamilton with the EIEA award. Floyd County Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:54 PM
  • State winner in 'Promote Your School' essay from Adair Co., too

    The KHEAA press release identifies the state winner, McGregor Scott, as being from Somerset, Kentucky. But many Adair Countians will recognize McGregor Scott from the little farm at the intersection of Gradyville and Milltown. Columbia Magazine, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:14 PM
  • Somerset sisters tackling Appalachian Trail

    That's what Sarita "Sam" Gibson and Lee Redmond are aiming to become by launching a daunting hike along the famed Appalachian Trail. The two local women - Gibson is 49, Redmond 56 - are both sisters and longtime travel buddies. WKYT, Sun, Sep 14 2014 @ 11:26 AM
  • Drury named 2014 EIEA recipient

    Harlan County entrepreneur Greg Drury, third from left, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Start-Up Business category. Harlan County entrepreneur Greg Drury, third from left, is the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards winner in the Start-Up Business category. Harlan Daily Enterprise, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 04:39 PM
  • Kentucky Town Beats High Gas Prices-By Opening a Public Gas Station

    Earlier this month, the small city of Somerset , Kentucky, drew national attention when it opened a municipally owned and operated fuel center in an effort to drive down gas prices for local residents. As a result of its proximity to Lake Cumberland, a popular tourist destination, the city of 11,000 residents has long struggled with high fuel prices-especially during the summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Yes! Magazine, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 05:06 PM
  • Pulaski Grand Jury indicts couple on rape and sex abuse charges

    Pulaski Grand Jury indicts couple on rape and sex abuse charges By Daniel Kemp, Deputy Communications Director News from KY Attorney General Jack Conway's office Attorney General Jack Conway today announced that a Pulaski County grand jury has indicted a husband and wife on rape and sex abuse charges. On September 4, 2014, the grand jury indicted 68-year-old Robert Morris on one count of first-degree rape and one count of first-degree sexual abuse. Columbia Magazine, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 04:22 AM
  • Man drives mower to Pulaski Co. drive-thru while drunk

    The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says they've arrested two people in separate incidents of driving drunk while on a lawn mower in a week's time. The most recent case happened on September 6. The Sheriff's Office says deputies received a call about an intoxicated man on a lawn mower using the drive-thru at the Hardee's in Science Hill. WKYT, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 11:52 AM
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