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UPDATE: Partition falls on young girl at Gwinn High School

UPDATE, 9/4/15: Police say they received notification around 6:15 a.m. Friday that four-year-old Amarah Filizetti passed away from her injuries received in the accident in Gwinn High School Thursday. The investigation into the accident is ongoing. The family of Amarah asks for privacy at this time. __________ GWINN, MI-- A four-year-old girl has been seriously injured in an accident at Gwinn High School. Forsyth Township Police say Thursday around 10:15 a.m. they were called to the high...
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Meth dump found in Alger County cemetery

MUNISING, MI-- A meth dump site has been found in Munising. City Police say the site was discovered around 8 a.m. Thursday on the southern end of Maple Grove Cemetery. The Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team was called in to gather evidence and clean up hazardous materials. Anyone with information regarding the meth site is asked to call Munising Police at 387-2275, or the Alger County Sheriff’s Department at 387-7027.
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The so-called Islamic State continues to wreak a human toll in the Middle East. And in addition to that suffering, the militant organization continues its assault on Syria's cultural heritage.

This week, militants blew up three tombs in the ancient city of Palmyra, and reduced the Greco-Roman Temple of Bel to rubble.

At the same time, ISIS also profits by selling small antiquities on the black market.

More than four years after the 7,400 residents of the Japanese town of Naraha were evacuated after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant melted down in the wake of a devastating tsunami, the government is allowing people to return.

Following several years of decontamination, Naraha is the first town in the area to allow residents to return. It was evacuated in March 2011 after the Fukushima plant was smashed by the magnitude-9.0 earthquake and tsunami near Sendai, setting off the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.

Why Are 22 People Running For President?

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Running for president is expensive and exhausting — but this year, some 22 people seem to think it's a good idea. There are five major candidates for the Democratic nomination and a whopping 17 on the Republican side.

But why? As it turns out, there are many reasons.

They Think They Have A Real Chance

German police say that about 450 migrants from Hungary have arrived at a train station in Munich after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would not limit the number of asylum seekers allowed in.

An estimated 4,000 people arrived in Austria, many en route to Germany, after the Hungarian government blocked them from leaving the country by train earlier this week.

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Murders On The Rise In Major U.S. Cities

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