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FILE - In this undated file photo, Jim Thorpe, left, is greeted by a group of American Indians from a nearby reservation in St. Petersburg, Fla. Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma. (AP Photo/File)
Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's bodyPennsylvania town named for Jim Thorpe wins fight to keep famed athlete's body
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In this July 28, 2014, photo, Jakob Denzinger looks from his apartment window in Osijek, eastern Croatia. Denzinger is among dozens of death camp guards and suspected Nazi war criminals who collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments despite being forced out of the U.S. An Associated Press investigation found dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
Lawmakers seek to end benefits to former NazisLawmakers to offer bill denying Social Security benefits to former Nazis
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This Oct. 2, 2014 photo shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Earnings gains from General Motors, 3M and other big companies are driving stocks sharply higher in early trading Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Stocks surge as US companies report higher profitsStock indexes power higher as corporate earnings impress investors; 3M, Caterpillar lead Dow
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Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill familyProsecutors: Michigan girl wanted to kill her family so she could run off with adult boyfriend
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Alleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guiltyAlleged Major League Baseball drug supplier pleads not guilty, is denied bail
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A Syrian Kurdish refugee woman from Kobani, holds a baby and branches she collected for starting a fire at a refugee camp in Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Coalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500US-led coalition strikes in Syria killed more than 500 people, mainly militants, activists say
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Men with an armed group of Libyan people hold weapons to defend their local area from Islamic militias in Benghazi, Libya, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Mohamed Dayri, Libya's newly appointed foreign minister, said Thursday that he hopes to see a negotiated solution to the standoff in the capital, Tripoli, where Islamist-allied militias have taken over the city and forced out the elected lawmakers. However, the minister was less optimistic on Benghazi, where a different set of Islamist militias have taken control since August. (AP Photo/Mohammed Elsheiky)
AP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiationsAP Interview: New Libya FM favors political solution in Tripoli, military solution in Benghazi
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Secret Service respond on the North Lawn of the White House after a man jumped the White House fence, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Washington. The Secret Service apprehended the man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
White House fence jumper held without bondWhite House fence jumper held without bond, resists being taken away
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House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers carries the mace during the Speakers Parade on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Applause from all sides of the House rained down on Vickers as he entered the legislative chamber.  Vickers was among those who opened fire on Michael Zehaf Bibeau, who stormed Parliament Hill on Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)
Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's ParliamentStately sergeant-at-arms praised for gunning down assailant who stormed Canada's Parliament
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
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  • Vigil honors Pulaski County murder victim

    Family members said Wells was also a victim of domestic violence. Her friends hope Monday's vigil will also help those in abusive relationships. WKYT, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 09:21 PM
  • Youth pastor facing sex abuse charge

    Police have charged a youth pastor in Pulaski County with sex abuse involving a juvenile. Eubank Police Chief Colin Hatfield told The Commonwealth Journal that 30-year-old Rex Allen Murphy is charged with first-degree sex abuse, third-degree sodomy and use of a minor in a sexual performance. WHAS11, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 05:22 PM
  • LEX 18 Investigates: Former Cop Interviewed By Police In 2011 Homicide

    A former police officer accused of beating two mentally handicapped men in a Somerset group home has been tangled up in a similar police investigation before. According to documents and audio recordings obtained exclusively by LEX 18 Investigates, Brian Doan was the manager of a Garrard County group home where another mentally handicapped man was beaten to death three years ago. WLEX-TV Lexington, Thu, Oct 9 2014 @ 08:28 PM
  • Lake Cumberland enjoyed strong summer

    Tax revenues and tourist spending were up during the summer at Lake Cumberland thanks to water levels that returned to normal after being down for several years. Carolyn Mounce, head of the Somerset-Pulaski Convention Visitors Bureau, says marina operators were happy this season with the lake traffic, The Commonwealth Journal in Somerset reported . WHAS11, Sun, Oct 5 2014 @ 05:34 PM
  • Somerset energy center breaks ground

    A southern Kentucky mayor says a new energy center will create hundreds of jobs for the region and provide a new home for city government. Several hundred turned out for the festive beginning of construction that officials say in about a year and a half will result in a new City Hall, police department, and utilities center. WKYT, Fri, Sep 26 2014 @ 04:46 PM
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    The California city's November election will shed light on whether Democrats can risk the political fallout of cutting a prized union benefit to protect basic city services. While more than a dozen states are fighting the new federal rules to reduce carbon emissions, many officials fear that ignoring them would be far worse. Governing, Fri, Sep 26 2014 @ 02:32 PM
  • 10 cows shot, killed after truck overturns

    Ten cows that escaped from a cattle truck after it overturned before dawn Tuesday while exiting a southern Illinois freeway were shot and killed by police when they became a traffic hazard to other motorists, Illinois State Police said. KMOV-TV Saint Louis, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 01:26 PM
  • Vigil Honors 3 Killed in Ky. Pawn Shop Shootings

    Family and friends held a prayer vigil to mark the one-year anniversary of three people killed inside a central Kentucky pawn shop. The vigil was held Saturday night in Somerset, Kentucky, to honor 35-year-old Michael Hockensmith; his wife, 38-year-old Angela Hockensmith; and 60-year-old gold broker Daniel Smith of Richmond. WBKO-TV Bowling Green, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:12 AM
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