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Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS

SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Some 130,000 Kurdish refugees fleeing Islamic militants have crossed the border from Syria into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday as fighting raged close to Turkey's southern border....
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Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS

SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Some 130,000 Kurdish refugees fleeing Islamic militants have crossed the border from Syria into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday as fighting raged close to Turkey's southern border....
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Officials: French citizen kidnapped in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- A French citizen was kidnapped by suspected Islamic militants while hiking in a mountainous Algerian region that is a known hideout for North Africa's al-Qaida branch, officials said....
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Kerry: US looking for help from Turkey against IS

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday....
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Private team to replace 558 state bridges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is poised to pick a team from the private sector that will replace hundreds of deficient state bridges....
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Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail....
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Engineers call for national approach to flooding

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy....
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Ex-investigator sues Human Relations Commission

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former investigator has sued the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, saying she was forced to quit the agency because of harassment and the failure to accommodate her health issues....
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Explosion at steel plant kills 1, injures 2 others

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities say an explosion at a U.S. Steel plant near Birmingham killed one worker and severely injured two others....
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New Jersey firm moving to Philadelphia

MARLTON, N.J. (AP) -- A southern New Jersey firm that manages construction projects around the world is planning to move its headquarters to Philadelphia in the latest move in a battle between New Jersey and Pennsylvania for businesses....
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Investor sues over Education Management stock drop

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An investor has filed a class-action lawsuit against Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. seeking to recoup losses resulting from the for-profit college company's run-ins with federal regulators....
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17 female teachers settle bias lawsuit for $17M

MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) -- Seventeen current and retired female teachers have settled their pay discrimination lawsuit with a Pittsburgh-area school district for $2 million....
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5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday:...
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Bedford's North Midway turnpike plaza closing

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike was scheduled to close its westbound service plaza near Bedford so I can be expanded and rebuilt....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools? <More Info>

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72%
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28%
Total Votes: 7,579

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the Nigerian human rights lawyer who says terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy?

Yes:
86%
No:
14%
Total Votes: 10,184

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