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In this Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 photo, a tractor trailer is shown stuck on the boardwalk in Ventnor, N.J. Police said that the tractor trailer first drove onto the boardwalk at Albany Avenue in Atlantic City early Wednesday. It then drove about 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) south, close to the end of the boardwalk in Ventnor. (Fred Maccarella via AP)
Tractor-trailer makes wrong turn, gets stuck on boardwalkA tractor-trailer apparently made a wrong turn and got trapped on a boardwalk at the New Jersey shore
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FILE - In this May 7, 2015 file photo, Pamela Geller speaks during an interview at The Associated Press in New York. A trial is set to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in federal court in Boston for David Wright of Everett, Mass., accused of participating in a 2015 plot for the Islamic State group to behead Geller, a conservative blogger. The plot was never carried out. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Defense: Man on trial in beheading plot was seeking escapeA prosecutor and defense attorney have painted starkly different pictures of a Massachusetts man accused of participating in a plot to behead a conservative blogger who angered Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas
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Power is back on in Florida, but utilities still under fireAfter a massive restoration effort that relied on tens of thousands of utility workers from across the country, most of Florida has power 10 days after Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to nearly two-thirds of the state.
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Rescue workers and volunteers search for survivors on a collapsed building the Del Valle neighborhood in Mexico City, Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017. A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
The Latest: Mexico president says quake rescues top priorityMexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto says "every minute counts to save lives" of people under the rubble of buildings toppled by yesterday's powerful earthquake
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People prepare to pull out a man alive from a collapsed building in the Condesa neighborhood after an earthquake struck Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico, killing more than 100 people. (AP Photo/Pablo Ramos)
Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225Rescuers say they've found a surviving child in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrives to address the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
The Latest: Palestinian leader warns Israel on sacred sitesPalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is warning Israel not to turn the Middle East's decades-long conflict into a religious one
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Ex-Mountie headed to US prison for smuggling narwhal tusksA retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer accused of smuggling narwhal tusks has been sentenced to five years, two months in federal prison
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FILE - This Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes declined slightly in early trading Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update. Technology and financial companies were down the most. Several packaged food companies also declined. Restaurant chains and specialty retailers were among the biggest gainers. Oil prices were headed higher. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stock indexes mixed ahead of Fed announcement; oil risesU.S. stock indexes are drifting between small gains and losses in afternoon trading ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest economic and interest rate policy update
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Nest Labs adds doorbell that can recognize familiar facesHome device maker Nest Labs is adding Google's facial recognition technology to a camera-equipped doorbell and rolling out a security system in an attempt to end its history of losses
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  • Loudoun Comprehensive Plan stakeholders eye doing away with transition policy area

    As Loudoun continues to face immense pressure to grow and meet future housing needs, the county's Comprehensive Plan Stakeholders team grappled with a controversial question on Monday: Keep the transition policy area or do away with the status quo? A majority of the group tasked with putting together the county's new Comprehensive Plan agreed the ... (more) Loudoun Times, Wed, Sep 13 2017 @ 08:00 PM
  • Number of fully accredited Virginia schools grows

    Eighty-six percent of schools in Virginia were fully accredited this year, marking a five-point rise in the number of schools that met the state's benchmark for student achievement over the previous year. All the schools in 65 of the state's 132 school districts were fully accredited, including four in Northern Virginia - Arlington County, Falls Church City, Loudoun County and Manassas Park City, according to Virginia Department of Education results released Wednesday. The Washington Post, Wed, Sep 13 2017 @ 06:51 PM
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