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Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday. Full Story
Charges dropped against Venezuelan protesters

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan courts have dropped all charges against hundreds of demonstrators detained during anti-government protests that wracked the South American country this spring. Full Story
California plans aid to immigrant minors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million in state money to provide legal help for unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America, Democratic leaders announced Thursday. Full Story
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Charity worker angry over York City permit fee

The man honored in 2011 by York City's mayor for his humanitarian work is now questioning Kim Bracey's insistence that he pay $35 for a permit to give away food at a September event. 
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Students, staff ready for Hannah Penn's new beginning
08/21/2014 - The registration melee in the Hannah Penn K-8 office aside, students and staff at the newly opened York City School District building were ready to start fresh. Full Story

Fair parking permits soon available for West York residents
08/20/2014 - In order to obtain a permit, residents must show vehicle registration. Permits are limited to three per residential building Full Story

Woman pays fine for climbing into giraffe pen

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized. Full Story
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Preserving the Harvest: Raspberry compote tops your favorite treats

This past week, I made raspberry compote. A friend of mine brought me raspberries fresh-picked from her parents' home in Berks County, and I just love raspberry compote on angel food cake. Full Story
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Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger

LONDON (AP) — Jon Hamm, a St. Louis native, says he hopes "cooler heads prevail" in the Missouri city of Ferguson and "people come through it for the better. Full Story