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Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, center, walks through a security check point at federal court Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in New Haven, Conn.  Rowland faces seven federal charges, including allegations he conspired with Apple's owner, Brian Foley, to hide $35,000 in payments for work he did on the 2012 congressional campaign of Foley's wife, Lisa Wilson-Foley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Deliberations begin in Rowland's conspiracy trialJury in conspiracy trial begins deliberating fate of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland
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A JetBlue Airbus A320 airliner that had to return to  the airport is seen at the Long Beach Airport in Long Beach, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said flight 1416 was bound for Austin, Texas, when the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with one of two engines on the Airbus A320. Airline spokesman Morgan Johnston said none of the 142 passengers and five crew members was injured during the evacuation, though three passengers were treated at the scene and one passenger was taken to a hospital for observation. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Emergency landing for JetBlue flight in CaliforniaJetBlue airliner returns to Southern California airport after engine problem; no injuries
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UN calls Ebola a threat to international peaceUN Security Council calls Ebola outbreak in Africa a threat to international peace
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2010 file photo, shoppers walk through the aisles at the Home Depot store in Williston, Vt. The Home Depot on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 said it has eliminated malware from its U.S. and Canadian networks that affected 56 million unique payment cards between April and September. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
Home Depot says malware affected 56M payment cardsHome Depot says eliminates malware that affected 56M payment cards, raises profit guidance
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Spending bill leaves out immigration courtsCongress' spending bill ignores Obama request on courts for unaccompanied minors at the border
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Mexico's newest police force, the Gendarmerie federal police, organize the evacuation of tourists after Hurricane Odile devastated the tourist resort city of San Jose de los Cabos, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Authorities said they had flown 5,000 tourists out of the region by Wednesday afternoon. Officials estimated 30,000 travelers were stranded by the storm. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)
Mexico boosts Los Cabos security after lootingMexican police step up vigilance in Los Cabos amid looting, security concerns after Odile
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A firefighter hoses down flames from the King fire near  Fresh Pond, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The blaze that started Sunday has consumed more than 18,000 acres and is only 5 percent contained.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Final tally: 143 homes burned in California fireFinal count shows fire that tore through far Northern California town destroyed 143 homes
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Author and founder of the Central Asia Institute charity, Greg Mortenson pauses during an interview with The Associated Press at his home in Bozeman, Mont., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Mortenson is the author of the bestselling book, Three Cups of Tea. He disappeared from public view and donations to his Central Asia Institute plummeted after allegations surfaced in 2011 that he fabricated his best-selling book Three Cups of Tea and personally benefited from the charity he started to build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan. With a Montana attorney general investigation and civil lawsuits behind him, Mortenson has re-emerged with plans to begin making public appearances and fundraise for the charity once more. (AP Photo/Janie Osborne)
A glance at disputed passages in Three Cups of TeaA glance at some disputed passages in the best-selling book 'Three Cups of Tea'
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St. Louis County police officers investigate the scene of a fatal police officer involved shooting on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in Jennings, Mo.  St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said the officers fired a combined 25 shots at the suspect. The officers told Belmar the suspect tried to fire at them, but the rifle the suspect had,  jammed. No casings from the suspect's .22-caliber rifle were found. This is the second fatal shooting of a black suspect by police in the region since the fatal August shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo.,  officer.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)  EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT
Police: Officers fatally shoot man near St. LouisOfficers fatally shoot man who pointed rifle in suburban St. Louis near site of Brown shooting
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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