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University of Cincinnati officer charged with murder in motorist’s shooting

A white campus officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a black man amid a minor traffic stop.


Congress poised to avert highway fund shutdown, for now

The U.S. House on Wednesday approved a short-term bill to keep federal highway money flowing for three months.



Colorado shooter's mom: Silence was his loudest cry for help

James Holmes’ parents insisted at the sentencing phase of his trial that they had no inkling that he was having homicidal thoughts.



National briefs: Health records revamped

Plus: Boehner ouster sought; United Airlines hacked; Windows 10 released.


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Remains of early colonial Jamestown leaders are ID’d

The remains of four leaders of the colonial American settlement in Jamestown, V., have been unearthed and identified by archaeologists.



GOP searches for women to lead efforts against Planned Parenthood

Republicans in Congress are designating women lawmakers to draft measures to end federal assistance to Planned Parenthood health services.


 

World


U.S. official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777

Investigators believe that debris found on an Indian Ocean island is a wing component unique to a Boeing 777.



Zimbabwe hunting guide charge in killing of lion

A farm owner and guide who aided an American dentist’s kill of a protected lion in Zimbabwe faced a court hearing Wednesday.


 
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Random Acts of Kindness: Resident saves day for free film in park

Plus: Strong, helpful man lifted mom into SUV; Special gesture boosted spirits of cancer patient.



Local Dispatch: Downed atom smasher supported Chalfant so long

When it stood tall, the Westinghouse atom smasher supported everything around Chalfant.


 

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Breakfast sausage: 5 stories to read today

1) He'll avoid the stigma of having to sit at the kids' table for the first Republican presidential debate next week, but Rand


Breakfast sausage: 5 stories to read today

A mailer from Citizens to Protect PA Jobs, a group owned by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. 1) Curious about