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Obituary: Rochelle Porter / Teen was champion for the underdog

Rochelle Porter, 15, stood up for underdogs and befriended friendless peers.


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Officials: At least two dead in Kansas airport crash

The airplane, believed to be a twin-engine turboprop, had taken off from the airport and crashed as it tried to return, the FAA said.



Obama warns against strict Ebola quarantines

America’s response to Ebola must be based in fact and science, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.


 

World


Peshmergas cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

The militiamen made their way toward the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani to try to break a siege there by Islamic State militants.



Zambian becomes first white African leader in 20 years

Guy Scott takes over for President Michael Sata, who died in a London hospital at age 77.


 
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Random Acts of Kindness: Helper in parking lot donated for homeless

Also: Her angel put purse back into her hands; assisting needy couple meant more than lunch; return of MAC card made for a good day.



Sharon Randall: Even worst Halloweens are worth remembering

Even the worst of Halloweens carries special memories decades later.


 

Early Returns


Peduto gets a birthday gift from AARP

AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh presents Mayor Bill Peduto with an oversized AARP card. Photo by Martha


Republican poll, same results

Gov. Tom Corbett campaigns in Erie. (Associated Press photo) There is more bad news for Camp Corbett, and this time it's coming



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