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Most picky eating harmless but it can signal emotional woes

CHICAGO (AP) -- Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out....
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Israel-British project makes Hebrew texts available online

JERUSALEM (AP) -- One of the oldest surviving Hebrew manuscripts, a bible dating back more than 1,000 years, will soon be available online in a joint project with The British Library in London, the National Library of Israel said Monday....
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Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight

DIXON, Calif. (AP) -- California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars....
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Astronaut mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch box

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents....
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Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades....
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More than just Cecil; big troubles for king of the jungle

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The circle of life is closing in on the king of the jungle....
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CDC's top modeler courts controversy with disease estimate

ATLANTA (AP) -- Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention....
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Dig returns to artifact-rich Colonial American site in NY

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) -- An archaeological project has returned to an artifact-rich state park in the southern Adirondacks on what was the focal point of the warring British and French empires more than 250 years ago....
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Tracing back debris to find Flight 370 may prove impossible

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?...
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Amid California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: City trees going neglected and becoming diseased or even falling....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Pittsburgh City Council is over stepping its authority with its sick leave mandate? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
96%
No:
4%
Total Votes: 1,036

Yesterday's Poll

Should federal and state prisoners have access to Pell Grants to further their education while incarcerated?

No:
88%
Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 6,041