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FILE - In this March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America's president Stewart Parnell arrives a federal court in Lynchburg, Va. A federal jury in Albany, Ga., convicted Parnell and two others Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths. Parnell was convicted on numerous counts including conspiracy, wire fraud and obstruction of justice related to shipping tainted peanut butter to customers and faking results of lab tests intended to screen for salmonella. (AP Photo/Don Petersen, File)
3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trialGeorgia peanut plant owner, 2 others found guilty in salmonella-poisoning trial; face prison
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M.J. Hur, front left, speaks to Morgan Pressel before they tee off on the first hole  during the second round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Prattville, Ala. (AP Photo/The Montgomery Advertiser, Albert Cesare) NO SALES
Paula Reto takes LPGA Tour lead in AlabamaSouth Africa's Paula Reto shoots 66 to take LPGA Tour lead in Alabama
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Fire burns near a 'Stop' sign  near Uncle Tom's Cabin in El Dorado County on Thursday,  Sept. 18, 2014. The King fire has burned over 70,000 acres. The wind-whipped fire burned through 114 square miles and was 10 percent contained, according to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Randall Benton)
Record amount of retardant used on California fireCrews battling explosive Northern California wildfire drop record-setting amounts of retardant
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This photo released by the Utah County Attorneys Office shows a long, thin steel sword with a 2.5 feet blade. The Utah County Attorney's Office said Darrien Hunt was carrying the sword on Sept. 10, 2014 when he was fatally shot by police in the Salt Lake City suburb of Saratoga Springs, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Lawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shootingAttorney for family of black man killed by Utah police calls for federal investigation
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Police guard a roadblock as Sierra Leone government enforces a three day lock down on movement of all people in an attempt to fight the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases with the entire West African nation locked down in their homes for three days in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)
Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdownSierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown, ordering 6 million people to stay home
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell takes the stage to speak at a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
Column: Oh, Roger, you still don't get itColumn: Goodell looks like deer in headlights as he tries to bob and weave around NFL crisis
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Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US courtLawyer for American imprisoned in Cuba argues client should be able to sue US government
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig hits a three-run home run off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Dan Straily, also scoring A.J. Ellis and Dee Gordon, during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Kershaw gets 20th win as Dodgers pound Cubs 14-5Clayton Kershaw gets 20th win as Los Angeles Dodgers rout Chicago Cubs 14-5
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach listens to arguments before the Kansas Supreme Court in Topeka, Kan., in a petition by Democrat Chad Taylor to remove his name from the ballot. Kobach reversed course Friday, Sept. 19 directing county election officials to start mailing ballots to voters overseas Saturday without having a Democratic nominee listed for the U.S. Senate. Taylor's withdrawal from the race potentially improves the chances of Independent candidate Greg Orman defeating Roberts.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Some Kansas ballots to have no Democrat for SenateKansas sending ballots overseas with no Democrat for Senate, but Kobach says re-vote possible
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  • Citizens Group Emails VA Governor Demanding Independent Review of...

    Seventeen year old Christian Sierra was fatally shot by police in Purceville, Virginia, after the teen allegedly lunged at cops with a knife. Police were responding to a call asking for help with the suicidal teen. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 01:39 PM
  • Loudoun deputy named 2014 Virginia Deputy Sheriff of the Year

    VA Sheriffs' Association President Jack Weisenburger and Sheriff Mike Chapman present DFC James Spurlock with the Award for VA Deputy of the Year. Loudoun Times, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 11:30 AM
  • Loudoun County Animal Watch

    These were among cases received by the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services. For information on the county shelter's hours and location, adoption and licensing, rabies clinics, and low-cost neutering, call 703-777-0406 in eastern Loudoun or 540-882-3211 in western Loudoun. The Washington Post, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:06 AM
  • Accused Murderer Charles Severance Delivered to Alexandria Detention Center

    Accused murderer Charles Severance was booked into the William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center Monday afternoon, according to a news release from the Alexandria Sheriff's Office. Investigators have charged Severance in the homicides of three City of Alexandria residents - Ruthanne Lodato, Ron Kirby and Nancy Dunning - each victim killed as they answered their front door, their homes just blocks apart. Patch.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:46 PM
  • Reston man sentenced for child sex assault

    A Reston basketball coach who pleaded no contest in June to sexually assaulting a minor, was sentenced in Loudoun County last week to 15 years in prison. Marlow Mikassas Afshartous, 40, who also goes by the name Marlow Talley, was arrested Aug. 3, 2013, and charged with sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography. WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:30 AM
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