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Boy rescued from well... Clerk's attorneys file motion... Koreas agree to family reunions

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 7, 2015 at 8:41 p.m.



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BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — To the cheers of emergency workers, a 4-year-old boy and his dog have been rescued from a well in Mississippi. An official tells The Daily Leader newspaper in Brookhaven that the boy had been trapped in a well nearly 25 feet deep. The hole was only about a foot and a half wide.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for a defiant Kentucky clerk are hoping to get her freed from jail. Lawyers for Kim Davis have filed an emergency motion with a federal court. It argues that Davis should not be compelled to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis has been in jail since Thursday.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea have agreed to hold reunions of families separated by the Korean War in the early 1950s. Officials in Seoul (sohl) say that 100 mostly elderly family members from each country will meet at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea next month.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Martin Milner is being remembered by his former "Adam-12" co-star Kent McCord as a longtime friend and "one of the really true great people" in Hollywood. Milner died Sunday in Carlsbad, California. Also known for the series "Route 66," Milner was 83 years old.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has died. Helen Burns Jackson was 92. The Rev. Jesse Jackson tells The Associated Press his mother died Monday morning in her longtime hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. She had been in failing health for some time.

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