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  1. Iraq's oil exports in February were below planned levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The York Daily Record

    Iraq's Oil Ministry says crude exports averaged 2.596 million barrels a day in February, far from levels planned to provide the nation with badly needed cash for ongoing military operations against Islamic State extremists. Ministry spokesman Assem Jihad said on Wednesday the exports grossed about $3.402 billion, based on an average price of $46.795 per barrel.

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  2. Russia's Putin fires governor arrested on corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The York Daily Record

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired the governor of a far-flung region who has been arrested on charges of corruption. Alexander Khoroshavin, governor of the island of Sakhalin just north of Japan, was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of receiving a bribe for building a power station.

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  3. Knox's ex-boyfriend on hand as Italy's high court hears caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Evening Sun

    Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend has arrived at Rome's high court for a hearing that will determine their fate in the brutal 2007 murder of Knox's British roommate. Dozens of journalists and camera crews mobbed Raffaele Sollecito as he made his way into the Court of Cassation for Wednesday's final arguments and deliberations.

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  4. Tearful German town mourns loss of 10th graders on planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Evening Sun

    Lara Beer waited at the train station, looking forward to seeing her best friend, returning from a week-long 10th-grade exchange trip to Spain. The 14-year-old said the train came in as planned Tuesday afternoon, but her friend Paula wasn't on it.

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  5. Uncertainty about doctors' pay has taken a toll on MedicareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Greenwich Citizen

    In this June 4, 2013, file photo, Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., asks a question during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. New momentum for a lasting fix to Medicare's doctor-payment problem shows that lawmakers may finally be recognizing what has long bothered their constituents.

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  6. 'Stand by Me' among 25 records being preserved at US libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lamar Daily News

    One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King's "Stand by Me," has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress, along with recordings from Joan Baez, The Righteous Brothers and Radiohead. Twenty-five sound recordings that span from 1890 to 1999 are being added Wednesday to the library's National Recording Registry.

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  7. Defense seeks mercy for grandma convicted in running deathRead the original story

    Wednesday | Graham Leader

    Defense lawyers are asking a jury to spare the life of an Alabama woman convicted of running her granddaughter to death. Jurors will be back in court in Gadsden on Wednesday for a sentencing hearing for 49-year-old Joyce Hardin Garrard.

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  8. Phones, other distractions a big problem for teen driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The York Daily Record

    Distractions - especially talking with passengers and using cellphones - play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed nearly 1,700 videos that capture the actions of teen drivers in the moments before a crash.

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  9. Justices to hear arguments over EPA mercury limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Home

    The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by industry groups and Republican-led states that want to roll back Obama administration environmental rules aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants that contribute to respiratory illnesses, birth defects and developmental problems in children. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday in a case about the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to take action against coal- and oil-fired power plants that are responsible for half the nation's output of mercury.

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  10. Report: Rebels seize Yemen air base used in al-Qaida fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Evening Sun

    Shiite rebels and their allies claimed Wednesday they seized an air base where U.S. troops and Europeans advised the country in its fight against al-Qaida, further weakening the country's embattled president. Forces loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, now isolated in the port city of Aden some 60 kilometers , had no immediate comment on the claim.

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  11. Ukraine's president dismisses powerful regional governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Evening Sun

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. Poroshenko's office said in a statement that Ihor Kolomoysky had asked to be released from his duties as governor of Dnipropetrovsk.

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  12. Ukraine's president fires powerful regional governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bennington Banner

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has fired the billionaire governor of an eastern region following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. Poroshenko's office said in a statement Wednesday that Ihor Kolomoysky had asked to be released from his duties as governor of Dnipropetrovsk.

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  13. French interior minister: Black box voice recorder damaged in Alpine jet crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bennington Banner

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  14. The Haven at Springwood, in York Township, gets new ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The York Daily Record

    The Haven at Springwood, a 123-bed personal care residence in York Township, has been acquired by Capital Health Group, a national owner of health care facilities. The sale occurred earlier this month, said James Hogg, president of Hogg Construction of Springettsbury Township, and managing member of Hogg Properties II, which was The Haven at Springwood's owner.

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  15. Washington officials leading Premera cyberattack investigation - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Spokesman-Review

    Washington insurance officials will lead a multistate investigation into how computer hackers were able to breach the security of the state's largest health insurance company and whether Premera Blue Cross took the proper steps to notify some 11 million customers after it was discovered. State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said Tuesday that Alaska and Oregon will join in the market conduct examination of the security breach Premera discovered on Jan. 29. State officials were notified last week.

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  16. Tennis: Cavegirls thrash Lovington on road, 9-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    The Carlsbad girls tennis team showed no mercy across the board Tuesday at the Lovington Invitational, securing a 9-0 sweep. The senior quartet of Morgan Greer , Lilly Chiou , Andra Twitchell and Hannah Paul all won in straight sets during singles play, coach Ryan Galindo said via text message Tuesday night.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KNDU

    A Washington State Patrol trooper says it's by far the best carpool scam he's seen, but it didn't work. A motorcycle trooper parked along Interstate 5 near Tacoma on Monday afternoon spotted a driver and a rather unusual "passenger" pass by him in the carpool lane.

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  18. Fox's Bill O'Reilly says higher ratings prove he's trustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Berkshire Eagle

    In this Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, political commentator Bill O'Reilly attends the National Geographic Channel's "Killing Kennedy" world premiere screening reception at The Newseum, in Washington. O'Reilly says he thinks television viewers trust him despite accusations he stretched the truth when he was a young reporter covering straight news.

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  19. Damaged black box, 2 minutes key clues in Alpine jet crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A cockpit voice recorder badly damaged when a German jetliner smashed into an Alpine mountainside and a crucial two-minute span when the pilot lost contact are vital clues into what caused the plane to go down, killing all 150 people on board, officials said Wednesday. Helicopters surveying the scattered debris lifted off at daybreak, hours ahead of the expected arrival of bereaved families and the French, German and Spanish leaders.

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  20. Wildcats sweep Silver in home twin billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Deming Headlight

    Junior slugger Dante Urrea leaps into the arms of his Wildcat teammates at home plate after blasting a solo home run during Tuesday's double-header sweep over the visiting Wildcats. Urrea pitched the Cats to a 2-0 shutout victory in game one and launched his homer in a 15-8 rout in the nightcap game.

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