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Copies of the Middle West Review are seen at the offices of the University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, Neb., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. The $40-per-issue, biannual journal has only 25 subscribers thus far, mostly Midwestern university libraries. But Joyce Gettman, a spokeswoman for the University of Nebraska Press, said new journals usually see a significant jump in subscribers after the first issues are distributed "and word spreads." (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Journal aims to stoke interest in Midwest historyNew academic journal aims to stoke interest in history of Midwest and Plains
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FILE - In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Cupich will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection, who spoke Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, on the condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle)
Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishopPope names moderate Bishop Cupich to lead Chicago archdiocese, succeeding Cardinal George
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
In this undated artist rendering provided by the “Friends of the High Line,” the High Line’s interim walkway, looking northwest, where the High Line curves north at the intersection of West 30th Street and 12th Avenue in New York is shown. The stylish, elevated, flower-strewn walkway that once provided a route for freight train traffic to travel above city streets, opens to the public on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro.) NO SALES
Last stretch of New York's High Line to openLast stretch of New York's High Line to open _ completing an urban transformation
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This April 2014 photo provided by NASA shows a 3-D printer after it passed flight certification and acceptance testing at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The technology demonstration will print objects in the Microgravity Science Glovebox (MSG). The MSG Engineering Unit at Marshall is pictured in the background. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft  by cranking out spare parts on the spot. (AP Photo/NASA, Emmett Given)
Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space stationSpace station shipment contains 3-D printer; rain forces SpaceX to delay launch to Sunday
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Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summitUN climate summit, march brings glitz and hoopla but no fix for warming world
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Police surround a neighborhood in the Pocono Mountains in search of suspect Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Canandensis, Pa. Police have charged Frein with opening fire outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania on Sept. 12. Cpl. Bryon Dickson was killed and Trooper Alex Douglass was wounded by the gunman with a high-powered rifle. (AP Photo/Chris Post)
Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woodsArmed officers scatter into wooded neighborhood of suspect in deadly ambush on state troopers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A health worker volunteer talks with a resident on how to prevent and identify the Ebola virus in others, and distributes bars of soap in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Saturday, Sept. 20, 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 marathoner joins race against EbolaSierra Leone marathoner joins race against Ebola during sweeping three-day lockdown
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Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Security breached: Intruder gets into White HouseRenewed scrutiny for Secret Service after intruder scales fence, makes it into White House
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, and Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah pray during a ceremony marking the third anniversary of the assassination of former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. In 2011, an insurgent with a bomb wrapped in his turban assassinated Rabbani, who was leading a government effort to broker peace with the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan presidential vote result to come SundayAfghan presidential election result to be released on Sunday, capping 5-month-voting process
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  • More than 2,700 charged statewide with DWI over Labor Day weekend

    State officials say nearly 2,800 people were arrested for drunken driving during North Carolina's "Booze It Lose It" Labor Day campaign. A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the arrests were made between Aug. 15 and Sept. Burlington Times News, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:22 PM
  • Three shot; teen mom faces charges; arrests in restaurant robbery

    Three wounded in shootings DURHAM - Two separate shootings in Durham on Thursday evening left three people with leg injuries. The first shooting happened in the 900 block of Wadesboro Street about 5:10 p.m. Two men were shot in the leg during an argument with a third person. HeraldSun.com, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:13 PM
  • County 4th in DWI arrests during DOT campaign

    Robeson County law enforcement made more than 100 DWI arrests during a Labor Day Booze It Lose it campaign - the fourth highest total in the state, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Officers charged 113 people with DWIs at 55 Robeson County checkpoints between Aug. 15 and Sept. The Robesonian, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 05:19 PM
  • Berger tweaks ad following NAACP complaint

    Senate leader Phil Berger's campaign on Wednesday changed a television commercial highlighting his role in passing a photo identification requirement to vote in North Carolina after it became the subject of an elections complaint. The North Carolina NAACP asked the State Board of Elections this week to investigate the ad, which the civil rights group alleges was unlawful because it gave misleading information to potential voters that may discourage them from casting ballots this fall. The Robesonian, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 08:03 AM
  • Greensboro considers locations for parking deck to support downtown growth

    The director of transportation for the City of Greensboro said his department has identified the need for a new parking deck that could be built over the next two to five years at one of several locations to support downtown development projects. Adam Fischer , the city's director of transportation, said there are no immediate plans to fund or begin construction on a project that could cost around $8 million for a 500-space deck to support the planned $100 million Union Square Campus or a $15 million, 900-space deck at the corner of Eugene and Washington streets to support growth around City Hall and the Guilford County courthouse. Business Journal, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 03:21 PM
  • STATE v. WILSON

    Attorney General Roy Cooper, by Special Deputy Attorney General David P. Brenskelle, for the State. Kimberly P. Hoppin for Defendant. FindLaw, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Friends remember App State student

    The gathering was initially scheduled as a prayer vigil in hopes of finding Anna Marie Smith, but it turned into a candlelight vigil to honor her. Police said human remains were found Saturday morning in some woods at the west end of the town, along with Smith's North Carolina driver's license and student identification card. WRAL.com, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:46 PM
  • First impressions aren't always accurate

    I have to thank First Restoration Services for providing the inspiration for this column. If it weren't for the complete disarray of my basement studio/man-cave, and the forced repackaging of years of accumulation, my wife might not have uncovered this "treasure" of a postcard. The Mountaineer Publishing Company, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 04:35 PM
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