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US journalist returns home after Ebola recovery

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In this image released by Nebraska Medical Center, Ashoka Mukpo, left, an American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola, looks toward Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the biocontainment unit, as he was released from Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nebraska Medical Center, Taylor Wilson)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is home in Rhode Island.


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Former Philadelphia traffic judge being charged in bribery case

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Former Philadelphia traffic judge being charged in bribery caseA former Philadelphia traffic court judge is being charged with bribery for allegedly taking a Tiffany bracelet in an undercover sting.


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Universal Studios character allegedly aimed sexist slurs at teen girls during Halloween Horror Nights

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Universal Studios character allegedly aimed sexist slurs at teen girls during Halloween Horror NightsTwo young girls say they were called an inappropriate name by a character at Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights.


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After fatal attack, West Milford asks state to expand bear hunt

Nj News - 1 hour 15 min ago
A split council vote asks the state to expand bear hunt to thin animals' numbers, one month after Rutgers student was apparently killed in wildlife preserve Seth Augenstein | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/saugenstein/index.html
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N.J. Supreme Court suspends ex-Assemblyman sentenced in child porn case from practicing law

Nj News - 1 hour 17 min ago
The New Jersey Supreme Court voted today to disbar former state Assemblyman Neil Cohen, who served more than a year in prison for viewing and printing child pornography at his legislative office Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/bdjohnson/index.html
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Justice Dept. 'exasperated' by local probe of Missouri teen shooting

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(Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department officials on Thursday criticized local authorities' investigation of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, saying the case had been handled in a "selective" and "inappropriate" manner. The department's criticism comes after the official St. Louis County autopsy of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, was leaked to media on Wednesday. The autopsy report, obtained by the St. ...
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Body found in Hudson River identified as Fairview man, 20

Nj News - 1 hour 32 min ago
A body recovered from the Hudson River in New York City has been identified as that of a 20-year-old Fairview man, Port Authority police said Thursday. Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/noahcohen/index.html
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Man records erratic driver before dramatic crash

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Man records erratic driver before dramatic crashThe man who recorded the video says he wants people to watch it and learn from it so it doesn't happen again.


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France reclaims title: world's largest wine maker

Yahoo News - 1 hour 41 min ago
PARIS (AP) — France has reclaimed its crown as world's biggest wine producer after a poor 2014 harvest saw Italy's wine production plunge 15 percent.
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State university may buy closed Atlantic City casino, report says

Nj News - 1 hour 44 min ago
A Stockton representative confirmed to the Press of Atlantic City that the college is interested but said, "There is nothing firm." Alex Napoliello | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/alexnapo/index.html
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Officials, parents, former N.Y. Giant address drug epidemic at Pinelands Regional forum

Nj News - 1 hour 59 min ago
Officials, parents, and a former N.Y. Giant addressed Ocean County’s drug epidemic at a Pinelands Regional forum on Wednesday night. Rob Spahr | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/RSpahr/index.html
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BCB Community Bank food drive to benefit needy in Bayonne

Nj News - 2 hours 9 min ago
Three of BCB Community Bank's Bayonne branches will host a food drive in partnership with the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF), and the food drive is scheduled to continue until Nov. 30 Wilson Conde | The Jersey Journal http://connect.nj.com/user/WConde/index.html
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POLL: Should Newark sell the Port Authority the land occupied by the Airport?

Nj News - 2 hours 16 min ago
Newark mayor Ras Baraka told commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that the city would be willing to sell the agency the land under the city's airport. Naomi Nix | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/nsnix/index.html
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Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

Yahoo News - 2 hours 17 min ago

FILE - A man walks up the stairway leading to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, in this Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 file photo. The hospital said in financial statements Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, that its revenue fell 25 percent in the first 20 days of October, shortly after Thomas Eric Duncan was admitted with Ebola. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.


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'Stalking apps' would be banned under N.J. law

Nj News - 2 hours 20 min ago
Though the apps are marketed to people who suspect their lover has been unfaithful, stagte Sen. Nia Gill said the legislation would protect victims of domestic violence Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/JeffGoldman/index.html
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Police identify 18-year-old man killed in Pa. Turnpike crash

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Police identify 18-year-old man killed in Pa. Turnpike crashState police have identified the driver and the person killed early Thursday in a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.


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Body of young male found in wooded area in Bear, Delaware

Yahoo News - 2 hours 28 min ago

Body of young male found in wooded area in Bear, DelawareNew Castle County Police are investigating the discovery of a body in a wooded area off of Rickey Boulevard in Bear, Delaware.


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Police data: Despite heavy traffic, few crashes near Chester farm where toddler died

Nj News - 2 hours 33 min ago
Over the last five years, five motor vehicles accidents have been reported to police in the area near Alstede Farms. Kimberly Redmond | NJ Advance Media, for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/kredmond/index.html
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Woodbury officials break ground on former Woodbury Country club for rehabilitation center

Nj News - 2 hours 34 min ago
The ground breaking ceremony took place at the former Woodbury Country Club on Wednesday afternoon despite the cold rainy weather. Construction is set to begin in a couple of weeks on a rehabilitation center which will include short-term and long-term stays, two single-family housing developments and public open space. Kristina Pritchett | South Jersey Times http://connect.nj.com/user/kpritchett/index.html
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Alabama judge tosses 2nd lawsuit over circumcision

Yahoo News - 2 hours 36 min ago
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge is dismissing a second lawsuit filed by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during a botched circumcision.
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