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  • We have over 50,000 books and other materials (cds, dvd/Blu Ray, periodicals, etc).
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  • Xbox 360 and Teen Computers in our Young Adult Room.
  • Awesome children's room with child-friendly games and computers.
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  • Monthly youth orientated programs
 and a whole lot more....just ask




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AP Top Headlines At 7 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 7 p.m. EDT

1 - Refugees in Hungary start moving west on foot; buses offered
2 - A photo, a turning point? All depends on Europe's leaders
3 - Benghazi panel questions Clinton aide amid public spat
4 - US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear
5 - Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr
6 - Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes
7 - Amid grief, Jill Biden said to share VP's hesitation on 2016
8 - Jailed clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void
9 - Judge's NFL bashing skips judgment of Brady in 'Deflategate'
10 - Eagles clear spot for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals
1 - Refugees in Hungary start moving west on foot; buses offered

BICSKE, Hungary (AP) -- Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after long treks from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, broke away from Hungarian police on Friday and headed on foot for Western Europe. In a surprise nighttime announcement, Hungary's government said it would send buses to take them to the border with Austria....

9/4/2015 6:52:57 PM

2 - A photo, a turning point? All depends on Europe's leaders

PARIS (AP) -- The 3-year-old boy could have been dressed for preschool. Instead he was lying face down in the surf....

9/4/2015 4:04:44 PM

3 - Benghazi panel questions Clinton aide amid public spat

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a nasty spat erupted between a Republican staffer and a Democratic lawmaker who insists it's time for the committee to disband....

9/4/2015 5:59:14 PM

4 - US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed - a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest rates later this month....

9/4/2015 5:33:25 PM

5 - Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King....

9/4/2015 6:06:15 PM

6 - Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition....

9/4/2015 6:15:16 PM

7 - Amid grief, Jill Biden said to share VP's hesitation on 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign....

9/4/2015 5:46:17 PM

8 - Jailed clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A jailed Kentucky clerk asserted that marriage licenses issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void and "not worth the paper they are written on" because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said....

9/4/2015 5:11:14 PM

9 - Judge's NFL bashing skips judgment of Brady in 'Deflategate'

NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge's ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the "Deflategate" scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January's AFC championship game?...

9/4/2015 6:55:03 PM

10 - Eagles clear spot for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable....

9/4/2015 6:19:47 PM


 

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