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FILE - In this March 1, 2014 file photo, Assemblywoman Lucy Flores announces her candidacy for lieutenant governor of Nevada during an event at the College of Southern Nevada's Cheyenne campus in North Las Vegas.  After years of running few Latinos for statewide posts, Democrats are building a bench that better reflects the support they have in the Hispanic community: more than twice as many Hispanics identify as Democrats than Republicans nationally, according to polls. This year they are showcasing this bench in key states that not only have large Hispanic electorates but enough electoral votes to swing presidential elections. The shift is crucial for a party that often fails to get its Hispanic supporters to the polls. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Erik Verduzco)
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In this photo taken on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, Liberian troops work to build a new section of an Ebola treatment center in the town of Tubmanburg, situated on the outskirts of the capital Monrovia, Liberia. More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
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CGIL union workers union march during a demonstration to protest Premier Matteo Renzi's labor reforms, in Rome, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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In this picture taken on July 8, 2007, Iranian Reyhaneh Jabbari stands handcuffed in a police office in Tehran, Iran. Jabbari was hanged on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported. (AP Photo/Golara Sajjadian)
Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapistIran hangs woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her
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People walk past The Meatball Shop, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, who has been diagnosed with Ebola, recently ate at the restaurant, which was temporarily closed Friday as a precaution. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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  • Lawyer in murder case was suspended

    The lawyer who stood by Shauntae Thomas on Tuesday as he pleaded guilty to murder had his state attorney registration suspended at the time, according to the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Court records show Thomas' attorney Peter John Moses had his registration administratively suspended by the state Attorney Registration Office on Sunday for failing to comply with registration requirements. The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 08:45 AM
  • Back Mountain Community Partnership celebrates opening of new EMA Building

    The Back Mountain Community Partnership recently dedicated its new Back Mountain Regional EMA Building, a project more than four years in the making. The nine-acre property off Route 118, adjacent to the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, was purchased in June 2010 with the intention of building a small barn to house emergency equipment, according to Back Mountain EMS Board of Directors President Mark Van Etten. The Times Leader, Sat, Oct 25 2014 @ 11:25 AM
  • Woman pleads guilty to killing elderly aunt

    MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Isis Brown leaves the Luzerne County Courthouse on Thursday after pleading guilty, but mentally ill, to third-degree murder. Isis Brown admitted in court Thursday she killed her great aunt earlier this year in Hanover Township, but the defendant's sister told a judge that a broken mental health system is responsible. The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 07:00 AM
  • Luzerne County homicide plea repeated because of lawyer's suspension

    A judge vacated his first plea after papers filed Thursday in Luzerne County Court indicated Thomas' attorney, Peter Moses, was under administrative suspension at the time of the plea. Documents issued Sept. The Times Leader, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 11:46 PM
  • GOP candidate Joseph Albert refers to Sen. John Blake as 'sob' in email

    In a public email gaffe, a Republican candidate for a state office on Friday used the term "sob" to refer to his political opponent, the incumbent state senator. Scranton insurance salesman Joseph Albert, who is attempting to unseat state Sen. John Blake, D-Archbald, in the 22nd Legislative District in November, sent what he referred to as "a personal email" to Kingston resident Charles Urban in which he referred to Blake in the not-so-flattering manner. The Times Leader, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 10:13 PM
  • Is Frein Manhunt Slowing Traffic Enforcement?

    This small community in Susquehanna County is 45 miles from the command post of the search for accused cop-killer Eric Frein. But Deli Owner Melissa Henry says the near-empty lot at the local magistrate's office shows the manhunt has an impact here. WNEP-TV Moosic, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 06:25 PM
  • Luzerne County lawyer tells about challenges of raising grandson at...

    Keynote speaker David Saba addresses the 8th annual Grandparents Rising Grandchildren conference held Friday at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center. Keynote speaker David Saba addresses the 8th annual Grandparents Rising Grandchildren conference held Friday at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center. The Times Leader, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 03:49 PM
  • Attorneys want hearing to drop violation notice against minimum offenders unit

    The county's minimum offenders unit isn't violating city zoning laws, county attorneys said in an appeal filed Monday. The City of Wilkes-Barre's Department of Planning and Zoning issued a violation notice Sept. The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 04:02 AM
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