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Zamboanga Today
SNIPE SWIPESSupport the programs of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Thus, urg
Zamboanga Today / Posted 55 minutes ago
Support the programs of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). Thus, urged a top official of the public to the agency. Gloria Ibañez, PCSO department manager for Mindanao, who was once a local manager here, made the call as she led on Friday,... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from Islamic Stateeither surrender, or die," Abadi said in a televised speech announcing the offe
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 hours ago
either surrender, or die," Abadi said in a televised speech announcing the offensive, addressing the militants. A longtime stronghold of hardline Sunni insurgents, Tal Afar, 50 miles (80 km) west of Mosul, was cut off from the rest of the Islamic... Read more
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DW
Iraq launches fresh offensive to reclaim IS-held Tal Afar |choice other than to leave or be killed," he said, referring the militant group
DW / Posted 3 hours ago
choice other than to leave or be killed," he said, referring the militant group by its Arabic-language acronym. Strategic stronghold Tal Afar has long been a stronghold for hardline Sunni insurgents. It was cut off from other "Islamic State"-held... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Iraq starts offensive to take back Tal Afar from Islamic StateIraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Iraqi security forces launched on Sunday an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the US-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said. “You either surrender, or die,” Abadi... Read more
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express
'We're finished': ISIS fighter admits defeat after surrendering to soldiers in SyriaISIS fighter admits defeat after surrendering to soldiers in Syria A CAPTURED
express / Posted 10 hours ago
ISIS fighter admits defeat after surrendering to soldiers in Syria A CAPTURED Islamic State militant admits the murderous terror cell is “finished” in footage taken by pro-government forces in Syria. An ISIS soldier admits the terror cell is... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Only 25% roads constructed in Maoist areas of Chhattisgarhstretch from Dornapal to Jagargunda in Chhattisgarh’s ‘Red corridor’, where 25
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 hours ago
stretch from Dornapal to Jagargunda in Chhattisgarh’s ‘Red corridor’, where 25 CRPF personnel were killed in a Maoist ambush in April, is one of the 12 roads and bridges projects that are lying incomplete after work on them started in... Read more
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DW
German police raid leftist for posting Kurdish YPG flag |militia, is heavily involved in the war in Syria. It has helped German intellig
DW / Posted 14 hours ago
militia, is heavily involved in the war in Syria. It has helped German intelligence and is supplied with weapons by the US. A special police commando raided a shared apartment in the Schwabing district of the Bavarian capital at 6 a.m. on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Presidential Debates - Time to Evaluate Wellthe debate committee, Atty. Lamii Kpargoi, said MOVEE standard bearer Mills Jon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
the debate committee, Atty. Lamii Kpargoi, said MOVEE standard bearer Mills Jones has told them he will not participate because he is on his political tour in Grand Cape Mount County. Kpargoi also said they have gotten an unconfirmed report that... Read more
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dna
Digest for international stories for week Aug 12 - Aug 18,he will strive hard to replace the country's old and "flawed" system with a new
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
he will strive hard to replace the country's old and "flawed" system with a new law which will put an end to the unceremonious ouster of the prime ministers. Karachi: A powerful blast targeting a military truck today killed at least 15 people,... Read more
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Aljazeera
ISIL's smouldering footprint in Qayyarathe sun, orange flames sprang dozens of feet into the sky, and the stench of pe
Aljazeera / Posted 22 hours ago
the sun, orange flames sprang dozens of feet into the sky, and the stench of petrol hung in the air. Everywhere Muhamed Oussama looked, it was apocalyptic. For several months, this was the daily grind for Oussama, a 38-year-old Iraqi firefighter... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After witnessing police shoot protesters, Kenyan rapper Octopizzo says 'who will speak out if I don't?'On Saturday, Aug. 12, four days after Kenya’s elections, Octopizzo had some tea
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
On Saturday, Aug. 12, four days after Kenya’s elections, Octopizzo had some tea with his cousin Oloo in Nairobi. Octopizzo is a well-known hip-hop artist in Kenya. When the cousins were done, Octo walked Oloo to a taxi stage where he could get a boda... Read more
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Reuters
Iraqi forces prepare to retake Tal Afar from Islamic State militantsnext objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, I
Reuters / Posted yesterday
next objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, Iraqi military commanders say. A longtime stronghold of hardline Sunni insurgents, Tal Afar, 50 miles (80 km) west of Mosul, was cut off from the rest of the Islamic... Read more
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Breitbart
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Demands Removal of Confederate Names, BustsGov. Andrew Cuomo catered to his party’s left-wing base Wednesday when he calle
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Gov. Andrew Cuomo catered to his party’s left-wing base Wednesday when he called for the removal of Confederate names and busts from the Big Apple. Instead of calling for calm as left-wing radicals across the U.S. look to strip the country of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Shipwrecks, lost soldiers, and devastating snakes - 20 facts about Guam, America's Pacific paradiseBe honest. Had you heard about Guam before the planet’s two most dangerous bad-
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Be honest. Had you heard about Guam before the planet’s two most dangerous bad-haired toddlers started using it as a ragdoll in their ongoing tantrum about who can hurl their warhead-tipped toys furthest from their respective prams? We thought not.... Read more
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Herald Sun
Australia could have saved Sharrouf kidsDefence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the lik
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Defence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the likely deaths of Khaled Sharrouf's children in a US airstrike on an Islamic State stronghold in Syria. Ms Payne confirmed there are reliable reports Australia's most-wanted... Read more
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News.com.au
Australia could have saved Sharrouf kidsDefence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the lik
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Defence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the likely deaths of Khaled Sharrouf's children in a US airstrike on an Islamic State stronghold in Syria. Ms Payne confirmed there are reliable reports Australia's most-wanted... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Australia could have saved Sharrouf kidsDefence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the lik
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
Defence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the likely deaths of Khaled Sharrouf's children in a US airstrike on an Islamic State stronghold in Syria. Ms Payne confirmed there are reliable reports Australia's most-wanted... Read more
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express
'They're hitting where it hurts' Expert says fall of ISIS in Raqqa behind Barcelona attackhitting where it hurts' Expert says fall of ISIS in Raqqa behind Barcelona atta
express / Posted 2 days ago
hitting where it hurts' Expert says fall of ISIS in Raqqa behind Barcelona attack THE FIGHTBACK against ISIS in its Raqqa stronghold has contributed to an increasing number of “random attacks” in European cities, according to one terrorism... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Life in the grey zoneThe smaller firm was bought by networking giant Cisco in 2003 for $500 million
techcentral.ie / Posted 2 days ago
The smaller firm was bought by networking giant Cisco in 2003 for $500 million on the back of its strong presence in the US home and small business networking market. But, as Cisco has started to make aggressive moves of its own beyond its... Read more
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Perth Now
Australia could have saved Sharrouf kidsDefence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the lik
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
Defence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the likely deaths of Khaled Sharrouf's children in a US airstrike on an Islamic State stronghold in Syria. Ms Payne confirmed there are reliable reports Australia's most wanted... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Australia could have saved Sharrouf kids Defence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the l
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Defence Minister Marise Payne has hinted Australia could have prevented the likely deaths of Khaled Sharrouf's children in a US airstrike on an Islamic State stronghold in Syria. Ms Payne confirmed there are... Read more
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Business Standard India
Barcelona terror attack: A long war against Islamic State is our realityIn all of these cases the weapon of choice was a vehicle, driven at speed, into
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
In all of these cases the weapon of choice was a vehicle, driven at speed, into crowds innocently going about their daily business. Barcelona is just the latest in a series of targets of Islamic terrorism over the past year in which a vehicle has... Read more
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The Hill
Terrorism will forever haunt us if nations stand by idlycampaign is well underway, and once again producing deadly results. With money,
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
campaign is well underway, and once again producing deadly results. With money, equipment and encouragement to sustain its mission, ISIS long ago dispatched experienced fighters from its stronghold in Iraq and Syria, while simultaneously... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ISIS claims its 'soldiers' carried out Barcelona attackoff area after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring o
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
off area after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 50 on the Rambla in Barcelona on August 17, 2017. (AFP) Barcelona - "Soldiers" of the ISIS group carried out a deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday, the... Read more
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New Kerala
New College Ranking and Review Aggregator Publishes Best Colleges in Iowa 2017-2018 - newkerala news #264117CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 17, 2017 : College Consensus (http://www.collegeconsensus
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 17, 2017 : College Consensus (http://www.collegeconsensus.com), a unique new college ranking website, has published their ranking of the Best Colleges in Iowa 2017-2018. To identify the Best Colleges in Iowa for 2017-2018,... Read more
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The Star
Merkel, called 'traitor', defends refugee stance in rowdy east Germanyby a rowdy group of right-wing protesters in east Germany on Thursday as she de
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
by a rowdy group of right-wing protesters in east Germany on Thursday as she defended her decision to allow hundreds of thousands of refugees into the country. Roughly five weeks before an election in which she is expected to win a record-tying... Read more
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Reuters
Merkel, called 'traitor', defends refugee stance in rowdy east Germanyby a rowdy group of right-wing protesters in east Germany on Thursday as she de
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
by a rowdy group of right-wing protesters in east Germany on Thursday as she defended her decision to allow hundreds of thousands of refugees into the country. Roughly five weeks before an election in which she is expected to win a record-tying... Read more
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Daily Mail
MS-13 gangsters 'lured teen into car before hacking him up'prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. 'I mean, 19-year-old
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. 'I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county,' she said. Authorities said Wednesday that the two... Read more
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Daily Mail
Utah National Guard soldier is killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistanand several others are left wounded during battle against ISIS in eastern Afgha
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
and several others are left wounded during battle against ISIS in eastern Afghanistan The Utah National Guard said the US soldier who died was one of its members Seven other National Guardsmen were among the wounded in the fighting on... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
US soldier killed in battle with IS in AfghanistanFILE - In this Saturday, July 15, 2017 file photo,… AP News | 08/17/17 06:08 A
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
FILE - In this Saturday, July 15, 2017 file photo,… AP News | 08/17/17 06:08 AM KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An American soldier was killed and several others were wounded in a battle with Islamic... Read more
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International Business Times
US-led coalition raids against Isis kill 60 civilians in Raqqa Air strikes conducted by a US-led coalition against Isis in its Syrian 'capital
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Air strikes conducted by a US-led coalition against Isis in its Syrian 'capital' have killed dozens of civilians instead. At least 59 civilians, including 21 children, were killed in three days of air strikes on Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for... Read more
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TribLIVE
President Trump’s ardent backers support him more than everstatements concerning the protest and counter protest over removing a monument
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
statements concerning the protest and counter protest over removing a monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The enthusiasm of many of the president's core supporters has been noted in the past. Trump himself boasted during the campaign last... Read more
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express
North Korea map: Where is North Korea? How far is North Korea from Guam and Hawaii?But where is North Korea? The North Korean leader has held off on plans to lau
express / Posted 2 days ago
But where is North Korea? The North Korean leader has held off on plans to launch missiles into the sea surrounding the US Pacific territory of Guam. In response, Donald Trump dialled down his rhetoric tweeting: “Kim Jong Un of North Korea made... Read more
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Swissinfo
Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemmawar has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in ar
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed by Russia and Iran, the government hopes to steal a... Read more
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Scotsman
Bill Jamieson: There is real appeal behind ‘Moggmentum’shown plenty of examples of popular wisdom being wrong and the rank outsider wi
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
shown plenty of examples of popular wisdom being wrong and the rank outsider winning, so don’t write off Jacob Rees-Mogg just yet says Bill Jamieson In politics today nothing surprises: Donald Trump as US President; Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader... Read more
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dna
US soldier killed in Afghanistansoldier was killed and several others injured while fighting the Islamic State
dna / Posted 3 days ago
soldier was killed and several others injured while fighting the Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the US military said. The military said in a statement that several Afghan forces were also wounded in the fighting on Wednesday... Read more
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EuroNews
Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemmawar has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in ar
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed by Russia and Iran, the government hopes to steal a... Read more
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The Star
Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemmawar has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in ar
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed by Russia and Iran, the government hopes to steal a... Read more
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Reuters
Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemmawar has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in ar
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed by Russia and Iran, the government hopes to steal a... Read more
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dna
Assad's march east compounds West's Syria dilemmawar has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in ar
dna / Posted 3 days ago
war has entered a new phase as President Bashar al-Assad extends his grip in areas being captured from Islamic State, using firepower freed by Russian-backed truces in western Syria. Backed by Russia and Iran, the government hopes to steal a... Read more
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express
ISIS seen as biggest threat in world despite expected defeat in Iraq, new research revealsCentre found that ISIS was named as the top threat by citizens in 18 countries,
express / Posted 3 days ago
Centre found that ISIS was named as the top threat by citizens in 18 countries, including the UK, France, Germany and the US. Across Europe, 74 per cent said they view ISIS as a major threat to their country. However, the terror group has a... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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NBC New York
Authorities: MS-13 Members Killed Man in Bid to Gain Statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
NBC New York / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Authorities: MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain statureprosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-old
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutors, who could eventually bring upgraded charges. "I mean, 19-year-olds hacked up and dropped in our preserves is just something that really should be shocking to residents of this county," she said. "It's shocking to us in law enforcement... Read more
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