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  • We have over 50,000 books and other materials (cds, dvd/Blu Ray, periodicals, etc).
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  • Awesome children's room with child-friendly games and computers.
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AP Top Headlines At 9:29 a.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 9:29 a.m. EDT

1 - US special ops tried but failed to find hostages
2 - Reporter's death galvanizes anger, little action
3 - Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders
4 - Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson
5 - Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes
6 - As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin
7 - Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs
8 - Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet
9 - Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered
10 - Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies
1 - US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say....

8/21/2014 5:25:13 AM

2 - Reporter's death galvanizes anger, little action

PARIS (AP) -- The killing of an American reporter is galvanizing international anger at Islamic State extremists and fueling fears about the flow of foreign fighters joining their ranks. But governments from the Mideast to Europe and even Washington appear uncertain about how to stop them....

8/21/2014 8:12:06 AM

3 - Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services....

8/21/2014 7:43:31 AM

4 - Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race....

8/21/2014 7:30:07 AM

5 - Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles....

8/21/2014 2:49:01 AM

6 - As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin

WASHINGTON (AP) -- America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants. But details about the execution of this limited campaign, which so far includes no reported U.S. ground combat, are thin....

8/21/2014 3:09:46 AM

7 - Ukraine: Some Russian aid trucks clearing customs

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Some Russian trucks in a massive aid convoy have begun to clear customs at a rebel-held border crossing in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian border guard service said Thursday....

8/21/2014 9:29:48 AM

8 - Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards....

8/21/2014 9:06:03 AM

9 - Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

ATLANTA (AP) -- At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said....

8/21/2014 8:25:47 AM

10 - Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards....

8/21/2014 8:39:24 AM


 

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