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11Allentown, PA

Allentown man fatally shot in lot across from City Hall

An Allentown man was found shot dead in a vehicle Wednesday night in a parking lot across from city hall. The coroner said Parris Lane, 19, who is from the city, was pronounced dead at 8:35 p.m. in the lot of Hamilton Towers, an apartment building at 404 W. Hamilton St. Police said they were called at 7:20 p.m. for a reported shooting, and Lane's body was discovered.

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12Oklahoma City, OK

Your 2 Cents: Protesters Call For Kirk Humphreys' Resignation

Protesters are calling for former Oklahoma City Mayor Kirk Humphreys to step down or be removed from the OU Board of Regents after he made comments on a TV show about being gay and pedophilia. Rhonda first, "Will always admire his love for Oklahoma and Oklahomans.

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13Pottsville, PA

Pottsville Salvation Army Needs Donations of Children's Coats

For the next few months, those in need of a winter coat can find one at the Salvation Army in Pottsville. "I like to get a warmer coat for the winter, you know, because it gets cold in PA," Schaefer said.

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14Massena, NY

Massena man jailed after alleged DWI, rear-ending chief of police, scuffle with chief at the scene

A Massena man was jailed on numerous charges after allegedly driving while intoxicated, rear-ending the chief of police and getting into a scuffle with the chief at the scene. Joseph L. Cash, 36, of East Hatfield Street, Massena is charged with driving while intoxicated, obstructing governmental administration, unlicensed operator, speed not reasonable, refusal to take a breath test, following too close and reckless driving, police said.

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15Twitter

'Total flunky': Trump attacks N.Y. senator

President Trump lashed out Tuesday at Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., who is calling for his resignation over the multiple allegations of sexual assault against him. And Trump did so in a suggestive tweet that critics say demeans women.

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16Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi's claim the House GOP is 'inviting' violent criminals to carry concealed weapons

"Inviting violent criminals to carry concealed weapons doesn't save lives. Inviting domestic abusers to carry concealed weapons doesn't save lives.

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18Jehovah's Witness

Op-ed: Cakes, gay rights and the American flag

Seventy-five years later the Court will once again decide whether a state can compel individual citizens to "salute" a flag over their conscientious objection, only this time the flag in question is the rainbow flag. Editor's note: This commentary by Brigham Young University law professor Brett Scharffs, director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at BYU, is part of an ongoing Deseret News opinion series exploring ideas and issues at the intersection of Faith and Thought .

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19Cookeville, TN

Council votes to buy property for police station

The construction of a new police station for Cookeville took a significant step forward Thursday night when the city council agreed to purchase 3.55 acres of property at Neal Street and Old Walton a The Cookeville City Council agreed Thursday to purchase 3.55 acres of property at the corner of Neal Street and Old Walton Road across from the Cookeville Higher Education Campus for the purpose of constructing a new police station. The construction of a new police station for Cookeville took a significant step forward Thursday night when the city council agreed to purchase 3.55 acres of property at Neal Street and Old Walton Road for $600,000.

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20Alabama Government

Democrat Doug Jones ekes out narrow victory over Republican Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race

The Democrats have snatched away a formerly safe Republican Senate seat after the GOP splintered over its own nominee, an anti-gay, anti-Muslim former judge accused of molesting underage girls. Doug Jones eked out a narrow victory Tuesday in the Alabama special election held to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when President Donald Trump appointed him attorney-general earlier this year.

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