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Frantic call leads police to 3 missing women in Cleveland home

CLEVELAND (AP) — The voice of the long-missing woman was frantic and breathless, choking back tears. "Help me. I'm Amanda Berry," she told a 911 dispatcher. "I've been kidnapped and I've been missing for 10 years and I'm, I'm here, I'm free now."

Those words led police to a house near downtown Cleveland where Berry and two other women who went missing a decade ago were found on Monday, elating family members and friends who'd longed to see them again.

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Israeli airstrikes add new wrinkle to US diplomacy, debate on greater Syria role

MOSCOW (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is making his case to Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia to take a tougher stance on Syria at a time when Israel's we...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Senate passes bill letting states collect taxes for Internet sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.

The Sena...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Search for burial spot for suspected marathon bomber stalls

BOSTON (AP) — Despite more than 100 offers, a Massachusetts funeral director is striking out in his search for a burial location for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Local News

House approves bill to return Recovery schools to district

BATON ROUGE AP – A proposal that would allow schools taken over by the Recovery School District to be returned back to local control if that school has earned a "D'' or "...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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House, Senate agree to delay

BATON ROUGE, (AP) — Both the House and Senate unanimously agreed Monday to delay by one year the start of Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to shift future rank-and-file state wor...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Dozier to step down as superintendent

Dozier to step down as superintendent

At the end of his two-year contract this fall, Webster Parish School Superintendent Steve Dozier will step down.

Citing personal reasons, Dozier made the announcement at M...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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