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WJAC-TV.COM: Slain Trooper Eulogized as Impeccable Officer

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A slain Pennsylvania state trooper is being remembered as an impeccable officer who always put his family first. Police Commissioner Frank Noonan says everyone admired 38-year-old Bryon Dickson, who could always be...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014

National News

Texas executes woman who starved boy to death

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Huntsville, TX, United States (4E) – A woman convicted for capital murder in 2006 for the kidnapping and starving to death of a nine-year-old boy was executed Wednesday in Texas. Lisa Ann Coleman, 38, died calmly...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014
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GantDaily.com Police Blotter

State police at DuBois An incident of burglary/theft occurred Tuesday on Third Street in Falls Creek Borough. During the incident, someone allegedly entered the victim’s residence and removed money, clothing and various other items. The total value of the stolen items is...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014


Ebola virus’ economic impact hits Sierra Leone citizens

<img src="http://www.irinnews.org/images/ (IRIN) – As the World Bank predicts billions of dollars could be drained from Ebola-affected countries by the end of next year, IRIN spoke to Freetown residents to gauge how the crisis was affecting their lives. All sectors...
Posted On 18 Sep 2014
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Dying In America Is Harder Than It Has To Be, IOM Advises

Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) – It is time for conversations about death to become a part of life. That is one of the themes of a 500-page report, titled “Dying In America,” released Tuesday by the Institute of Medicine. The report suggests that...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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