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Loleta Volunteer Fire Department acquires new equipment

By Mary Bullwinkel |

In case you missed it: Friendly City cheers Fourth

The Friendly City of Fortuna has been celebrating our Nation’s Independence Day one day early for the last several years, and this year was no different. A spectacular fireworks show lit up the sky above Newburg Park last Friday, to culminate t...

By Mary Bullwinkel |

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    Advocates seek Vatican inquiry of Newark, NJ, archbishop

    NEW YORK (AP) Advocates for victims of clergy sex abuse want a Vatican investigation of the archbishop of Newark, New Jersey.A group of Roman Catholic priests, nuns and canon lawyers who call themselves the Catholic Whistleblowers say an...

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    Cathay Pacific airliner makes emergency landing in Aleutians

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    Taliban leader Mullah Omar, reclusive in life and death

    Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for more than a decade in spite of being one of the most-hunted fugitives on Earth.On Wednesday, he...

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    Soup kitchen offers free meal for return of Jesus statue

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) "Have you found Jesus?" That's what employees at a Rhode Island soup kitchen are asking after a religious statue disappeared from the kitchen's garden.Pawtucket Soup Kitchen Director Adrienne Marchetti says on Wednesday...

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    Coast Guard investigating oil slick off California coast

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    Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off a campaign loan with charitable donations and federal grants, funneled campaign money to pay down his son's student loan debt and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a car he never sold,...

    By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press|

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    160-pound python killed in rural Missouri neighborhood

    JONESBURG, Mo. (AP) A resident of a Missouri neighborhood where a nearly 15-foot-long Burmese python was roaming for days has killed the snake.KTVI-TV (http://bit.ly/1DPpn9y ) reports that a man shot the 160-pound snake about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday...

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    The Latest: Colorado theater shooter's mother takes stand

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):12:55 p.m.The mother of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is on the stand as his lawyers try to persuade jurors to spare his...

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    Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shooting

    CINCINNATI (AP) A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, adding that the officer "purposely killed him" and...

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