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School year starts with grief, shock at shooting

Police said Saturday morning they have three people in custody in connection with the death of a 17-year-old Sterling high school student who was gunned down as children waited near a bus stop Friday morning. Danny Centeno Miranda was never in trouble, according to the school principal, and was an immigrant from El Salvador.

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Robert Redford and Nick Nolte take on the roles of aging chums who take on the Appalachian Trial. Could be formulaic fluff but a great cast and smart screenplay make it more than just a bromance

2 men claiming to have found Nazi gold train go on Polish TV

Two men appeared Friday on Polish TV saying they found a Nazi train said to be laden with gold

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