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Quote of note


"We don't know how long she was up there. She was scared. She was ready to come down." – Liberty, S.C., Assistant Fire Chief Chris Rowland, talking about a black lab who was rescued from atop a moving train. A woman saw the dog on the train while she was stopped at a rail crossing and called 911, and police were able to save the puppy.


News to know


An inquest ruled Wednesday that singer Amy Winehouse died from alcohol poisoning. Winehouse, who died July 23 at age 27, had a blood-alcohol content five times above the legal limit for driving, a pathologist said.


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Have you waited until the last minute to start on your child’s (or your) Halloween costume? Check out this Halloween how-to on last-minute costumes:



 


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