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Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter

Convicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town

White House, military divided on use of troops against Islamic State

Discord is mounting between President Barack Obama and military leaders over a blanket presidential prohibition on ground combat.



Local Scots have mixed emotions about vote

Local Scots make referendum predictions. Pride, history involved in decision.

New Islamic State video features British hostage as group spokesman

New Islamic State video depicts captive British journalist John Cantlie warning against the folly of the coming war effort.



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Ex-chief investigation officer cleared

The former chief investment officer of the State Employees’ Retirement System can “move on” now that a probe into his tenure is over.

Slain Pa. trooper remembered as ‘impeccable’

"We gather here in sorrow, disbelief and anger," the Rev. Thomas M. Muldowney told those inside the filled-to-capacity church.


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Education funding, lies and video tape

We're not sure whether there's enough time for the campaign of Gov. Tom Corbett to take control of the discussion of education

Dems: timing of state's loan to itself is troubling

Brother, can you spare $1.5 billion? As it turns out, we can. What that means is another matter. The timing of the

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