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Canada PM: Soldier slain 'in cold blood'

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Light up off campus event at Lehigh

Light up off campus event at Lehigh

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AIDS activist remembered as inspiration to others

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Boy, 16, charged with attempted homicide in stabbing

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Boyertown photographer shares his adventures

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Canadian PM Harper briefed on attacks

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Canada PM: Soldier slain 'in cold blood'

First a soldier guarding a hallowed war memorial was gunned down in Canada's capital. Then shots erupted in the halls of the country's Parliament minutes later.

 
 
 
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