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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 7:15 a.m. EST

AP Top Headlines At 7:15 a.m. EST

1 - New deadline approaches in Islamic State hostage crisis
2 - Islamic State standoff involves prisoner, pilot, journalist
3 - 10 Things to Know for Today
4 - Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending
5 - Attorney General nominee moves closer to confirmation
6 - Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation
7 - As Iraqi Kurds gain ground from IS, local Sunnis are wary
8 - Squatters slow Detroit's plan to bulldoze way to prosperity
9 - NYC mayor's vibrant deaf interpreter creates his own storm
10 - Hoodie and scowl hide the Belichick impact
1 - New deadline approaches in Islamic State hostage crisis

TOKYO (AP) -- A sunset deadline was approaching Thursday in the Middle East for Jordan to release an Iraqi prisoner or face the death of a captured Jordanian air force pilot, according to the latest threat purportedly issued by the Islamic State group....

1/29/2015 7:05:53 AM

2 - Islamic State standoff involves prisoner, pilot, journalist

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A young Jordanian fighter pilot, a female al-Qaida recruit who tried to blow up a hotel ballroom in Amman and a veteran Japanese war correspondent are at the center of a life-and-death standoff with the Islamic State group....

1/29/2015 6:39:57 AM

3 - 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...

1/29/2015 6:20:36 AM

4 - Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs, the White House said Thursday, negating the effects of across-the-board cuts agreed to by both Democrats and Republicans and signed by Obama into law....

1/29/2015 6:50:48 AM

5 - Attorney General nominee moves closer to confirmation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators weigh Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general for a second day at a hearing certain to pile criticism on President Barack Obama and Eric Holder, the current occupant of the job....

1/29/2015 7:06:08 AM

6 - Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysia's government declared Thursday the crash of Flight 370 an accident to pave the way for compensation claims, angering victims' families still waiting for evidence while officials said the search for wreckage will go on....

1/29/2015 7:11:37 AM

7 - As Iraqi Kurds gain ground from IS, local Sunnis are wary

ESKI MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- An unarmed Sunni Arab man walked along a road in a patch of northern Iraq newly liberated from Islamic State extremists, holding a white surrender flag - a signal to Kurdish fighters that he is not a militant. Cars drove by, a similar white banner flying from their windows....

1/29/2015 5:21:28 AM

8 - Squatters slow Detroit's plan to bulldoze way to prosperity

DETROIT (AP) -- Chris Mathews' crew showed up this month to demolish one of the thousands of vacant homes destined for demolition as part of Detroit's grand plan to bulldoze its way to prosperity when a call from his office stopped them in their tracks: Someone was living there....

1/29/2015 2:17:24 AM

9 - NYC mayor's vibrant deaf interpreter creates his own storm

NEW YORK (AP) -- They were hanging on his every word - and gesture, body movement, and definitely the facial expressions....

1/29/2015 6:00:24 AM

10 - Hoodie and scowl hide the Belichick impact

PHOENIX (AP) -- He's been called the Evil Genius, and he's been fined for spying on an opponent. And now there are questions about deflated footballs....

1/29/2015 7:12:15 AM


 

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