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In this undated image provided by NASA, astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft for a fit check evaluation at the company's Houston Product Support Center. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. The deal will end NASA's expensive reliance on Russian crew transport. The contenders include SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Corp., and Boeing. (AP Photo/NASA)
NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronautsNASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to carry astronauts to space station by 2017 in $6.8 billion deal
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Sheriff: Deputies visited victim before 4 slainSheriff: Before 4 slayings, deputies visited woman's home, gave her info on domestic violence
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Kate Stonecypher, 22, walks through the burned remains of the garage of her home. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014,  that was destroyed by the Boles Fire, in Weed, Calif.  The fire swept through the area Monday destroying more than 100 buildings, including two churches and burning more than 300 acres. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Woman in wildfire's path lost almost everythingWoman who lived in path of California wildfire lost nearly everything except clothes and shoes
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Tourist Cesar Calzada, center, of Mexico City, climbs over a fence of the Riu resort to get out of the hotel and go search for food after Hurricane Odile severely damaged the hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to big box stores and luxury hotels, leaving roads and entire neighborhoods as disaster zones. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane OdileMexico begins airlifting tourists from hurricane-stricken Baja; Odile still a tropical storm
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Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan, speaks during a news conference in Blooming Grove Twp, Pa. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.  Noonan identified Eric Matthew Frein, 31,  as the gunman who killed one trooper and injured another in a late-night ambush outside a state police barracks. Frein was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder, homicide of a law enforcement officer and other offenses.  The gunman killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson, 38, and critically wounded Trooper Alex Douglass outside the barracks during a Friday night shift change, then slipped away. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Michael J. Mullen)  WILKES BARRE TIMES-LEADER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killingPolice hunt for suspect in trooper killing, say he's an angry survivalist bent on mass murder
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Minneosta Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer speaks at a news conference at the team's training facility in Eden Prairie on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.  The Vikings announced Monday that running back Adrian Peterson will return to practice this week and play in Sunday's game at New Orleans despite having been indicted last week in Texas on a charge of reckless or negligent injury to a child.     (AP Photo/The St. Paul Pioneer Press, Scott Takushi)  MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE OUT
Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian PetersonChild abuse charge puts previously popular Adrian Peterson at center of criticism
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FILE - This July 14, 2008 file photo shows an Anheuser Busch logo behind a glass case in the brewery's tour center in St. Louis. Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch and Visa added to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League recent actions but are stopping short of pulling advertising, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapprovalMajor sponsors join chorus of disapproval over NFL but stop short of pulling ads
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, smiles as he shags baseballs before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Tanaka is scheduled to return to the Yankees and pitch on Sunday. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Tanaka likely to start against Toronto on SundayTanaka likely to return from elbow injury and start Sunday for Yankees against Toronto
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In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Judd Apatow, 2014 PaleyFest Icon Award recipient, arrives at 2014 PaleyFest Icon Award celebration at The Paley Center for Media, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Netflix says the filmmaker Apatow is co-creating a new series that will take a comic look at modern relationships. Netflix said Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, it has made a two-season commitment to the series, titled "Love." (Photo by Annie I. Bang/Invision/AP, file)
Netflix gets 'Love' comedy from Judd ApatowFilmmaker Judd Apatow co-creates new sitcom 'Love' for Netflix; Rust, Jacobs to star
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  • Prosecutors file to use domestic violence incidents in murder trial

    Homicide suspect Jessica Alinsky made a brief appearance in court Monday morning, but another pre-conference hearing must be held before her case goes to a jury next month. Her defense will get a chance to respond to several new motions prosecutors filed Monday as they seek to introduce evidence they say shows Alinsky's repeated ill-will toward her live-in boyfriend prior to his death. The Citizens' Voice, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 04:02 AM
  • Selenski set to be transferred to LCCF

    Homicide suspect Hugo Selenski arrives at at his preliminary hearing at the office of Magisterial District Judge David Judy in Royalton on Thursday. Kristen Mullen / For The Citizens' Voice Homicide suspect Hugo Selenski should soon return to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility, the scene of his infamous prison escape in 2003. The Citizens' Voice, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 05:36 PM
  • Man faces home-improvement fraud charges

    A Dallas Township man is facing fraud charges after he allegedly tore out a bathroom at a Kingston home and failed to complete the job. Raed "Ray" Hamad, 50, of Lincoln Street, is facing a felony count of home-improvement fraud after failing to refund the money or get the job done, according to Luzerne County detectives. The Citizens' Voice, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:55 AM
  • 2 plead not guilty in Pa. slayings of father, son

    A man and woman have pleaded not guilty in the shooting deaths of a father and son in the victims' northeastern Pennsylvania home last spring. James Roche and Holly Ann Crawford are charged in Luzerne County in the April deaths of 73-year-old Ronald Evans and 43-year-old Jeffrey Evans in Hunlock Township. WFMJ-TV Youngstown, Tue, Sep 9 2014 @ 07:44 PM
  • Elderly man dies in Luzerne County garage fire

    An elderly man died in a Lehigh County hospital Wednesday of burns from a garage fire at his Luzerne County home. Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said 80-year-old Edward Strzelecki was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital's burn unit shortly after the blaze broke out around 3 p.m. Wednesday. WFMZ, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 12:36 PM
  • Inmate sentenced for stabbing officer

    A state prison inmate who is incarcerated on a murder conviction was sentenced Thursday for stabbing a correctional officer in Luzerne County in March 2011. The additional five to 10 years levied against Corliveetho McMillian is basically a formality, as McMillian is already serving life in prison for first-degree murder. The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 04:20 AM
  • Suspect charged in fatal Hazleton stabbing

    ERIC CONOVER / TIMES-SHAMROCK Hazleton police Chief Frank DeAndrea, center, talks during a press conference Friday at Hazleton City Hall about the arrest of Amir M. Edwards of Hazleton who now faces a charge of homicide for the death of Zachary Richards. ERIC CONOVER/ TIMES-SHAMROCK Hazleton police Chief Frank DeAndrea, center, talks during a press conference Friday at Hazleton City Hall about the arrest of Amir M. Edwards of Hazleton who now faces a charge of homicide for the death of Zackary Richards, 27 of Hazleton. The Citizens' Voice, Sat, Sep 13 2014 @ 12:56 AM
  • Police investigate stabbing homicide in Hazleton

    Hazleton City Police and the Office of the Attorney General are investigating the stabbing homicide of a brother of a Luzerne County assistant district attorney. Because of the victim's connection to the Luzerne County District Attorney's Office, Attorney General Kathleen Kane has assigned a deputy attorney general to the case. WFMZ-TV Allentown, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 08:25 PM
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