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1Greenville, KY

Watson Home Demolished

Workers demolished the home that belonged to the Watson family yesterday morning.

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2US Senate

Harry Reid blasts Bundy ranch supporters as 'domestic terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy "domestic terrorists" Thursday, turning up the rhetorical heat on the already tense situation at the Nevada cattle operation.

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3US Politics

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

By KATHY MATHESON Associated Press Three teens frantically used their cellphones to call for help from a sinking van after their troubled mother drove them into a river, their father said Thursday.

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42012 Presidential Election

Obama taunts GOP, takes nationally televised victory lap on Obamacare

President Obama openly rebuked Republicans for their continued assault on his health care law in a televised victory lap Thursday, pointing to new data that show 8 million Americans have selected a private health plan through online exchanges and that millions more will be covered by Medicaid or their parents' insurance because of his overhaul.

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5Republican

Should Obama use the power of his pen on immigration reform?

Obama will use his executive powers to push through reform. House Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among Republicans on immigration reform.

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6Europe

Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine

A leaflet provided by the Coordination Forum for Countering Antisemitism shows a leaflet distributed in Donetsk, Ukraine, that calls for all Jewish people over 16 years-old to register as Jews.

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7Rochester, NY

City selects high rise proposal for Charlotte

Mayor Lovely Warren's office has confirmed the city of Rochester is moving forward with the high rise option for the Charlotte Project.

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8Glassport, PA

5 Plead Guilty In Alleged Mon Valley Gambling Ring

Those in court included a former McKeesport policeman, identified as Ronald Prest, and a Frank Sinatra impersonator, identified as Robert Bogesdorfer.

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9Fargo, ND

US judge overturns 6-week abortion ban

This Feb. 20, 2013 file photo shows a protesters outside the Red River Valley Women's Clinic, the state's sole abortion provider, in Fargo, N.D. A federal judge overturned a North Dakota law Wednesday, April 16, 2014 that bans abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're ... (more)

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10Conservative Political News

Racism Everywhere?

Even as actual racism declines, news stories about purported racism continue to multiply.

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