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Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots....
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Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots....
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Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edge

LONDON (AP) -- Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday's vote....
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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and hand out soap in a desperate bid to slow the accelerating outbreak....
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Trooper ambush suspect added to most wanted list

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral, hours before his suspected killer was added to the FBI's most wanted list....
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Murder suspect wears 'Crime Pays' T-shirt to court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia judge wants to know why a murder suspect appeared in court in a T-shirt that read, "Crime Pays."...
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Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania....
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Worker stabbed at Philadelphia staffing agency

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a staffing agency worker is in critical condition after she was stabbed repeatedly at her South Philadelphia office....
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Analyst: Mohegan Sun faces peril in loss to Wynn

BOSTON (AP) -- Mohegan Sun faces financial peril after losing out to Wynn Resorts in its bid to open a casino in the Boston-area, a Moody's Investor Service analysis warns....
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Range Resources to pay $4M drilling waste fine

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste....
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Work near on Indiana berm to block Asian carp

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Work could start this fall on a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh that's considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes....
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Coach tied to beating of gay couple leaves job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said Thursday....
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US economic rebound slow to reach Philadelphia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's economic recovery has been slow to reach the Philadelphia metropolitan area and income inequality has widened, hurt in part by an exodus of residents and a continued collapse in mid-wage jobs....
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911: Pair maybe trapped after PennDOT truck crash

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Two people were reportedly trapped after a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation truck overturned in western Pennsylvania....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the Pennsylvania State Legislature should pass Senate Bill 76 into law. <More Info>

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75%
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25%
Total Votes: 6,285

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 5,340

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