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North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home....
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Liberians exiled by Ebola pray for end of outbreak

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) -- Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits her fiance's departure from their home country for their wedding, but refuses to return home because of Ebola....
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Tribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) -- The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State militants....
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Bedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi

HURA, Israel (AP) -- He was a quiet whiz kid at the top of his class in Israel, who overcame tough odds in this minority Arab village to become a star medical student and hospital intern....
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Methodist panel to hear appeal over gay wedding

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination....
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Schools scoured in search for ambush suspect

SWIFTWATER, Pa. (AP) -- With two possible sightings in four days, a man charged in the deadly ambush of a state police barracks appears to have moved out of the deep woods and into a more heavily trafficked area of the Pocono Mountains....
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Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday....
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Central Pennsylvania fire kills scores of snakes

EAST BERLIN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say an early morning fire in a central Pennsylvania home that killed scores of snakes doesn't appear suspicious in origin....
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Corbett, Wolf disagree over municipal gun-law bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates disagreed Tuesday over legislation backed by the National Rifle Association that could unleash fresh court challenges over gun control laws in the state's largest cities....
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Reputed ex-mob boss summoned for violation hearing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The reputed former boss of the Philadelphia mob could face more prison time after a judge ordered him to sit for a parole violation hearing Friday....
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Judge approves sale of Pittsburgh's Wilson Center

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An Allegheny County judge has approved an $8.85 million deal by a consortium of charities to buy Pittsburgh's August Wilson Center for African American Culture....
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Penn St. has pressure of No. 13 Ohio St., beyond

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State coach James Franklin says one of the biggest challenges he faces in his job is meeting high expectations of a huge fan base....
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Abuse by Franciscan friar nets $8M for 88 victims

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The attorney for some of the 88 former students allegedly abused by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Pennsylvania Catholic high school says the students claims have settled for $8 million....
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Real estate agent testifies about fatal carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- One stranger tapped on the passenger-side window. Another popped up at her door and jumped in the back....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think it's time Allegheny County Council members receive an increase in their 3-thousand dollar annual expense accounts? <More Info>

Yes:
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No:
85%
Yes:
15%
Total Votes: 7,657

Yesterday's Poll

Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is?

Repeal Law/Start Over:
64%
Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
25%
Leave Law as is:
11%
Total Votes: 12,687

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