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Strike on crowded Gaza area kills 16, wounds 150

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- An Israeli airstrike hit a crowded Gaza shopping area on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 150, hours after Israeli tank shells slammed into a U.N. school sheltering displaced Palestinians, killing 15 people, Gaza health officials said....
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Strike on crowded Gaza area kills 16, wounds 150

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- An Israeli airstrike hit a crowded Gaza shopping area on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 150, hours after Israeli tank shells slammed into a U.N. school sheltering displaced Palestinians, killing 15 people, Gaza health officials said....
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Iraq offers aid to those displaced by militants

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday his government has allocated more than $850 million to assist those displaced by last month's militant takeover of much of the country, and called on Sunnis remaining in those areas to take up arms against the insurgents....
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Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) -- European and Dubai-based airlines have begun rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution, though Iraq says its skies are safe....
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6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six Philadelphia narcotics officers have been indicted on charges they spent years shaking down drug dealers, using gangland tactics to rob them of cash and drugs, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday....
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Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia are rallying in Pittsburgh to oppose new proposed pollution regulations....
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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Man pleads no contest to burning girlfriend's son

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 37-year-old western Pennsylvania man has pleaded no contest to helping burn his then-girlfriend's son with flammable nail polish....
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Former education exec set for federal theft plea

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The former executive director of a western Pennsylvania regional education service agency has been scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges that she used her work credit card to buy things for herself....
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Owner of Penguins practice rink faces tax charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The owner of a practice rink used by the Pittsburgh Penguins has been indicted on federal charges that he dodged paying more than $1 million in payroll taxes by moving the money through a shell company....
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US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women....
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State police sued by US over fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying it illegally discriminates against women....
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Mobile home burns as propane tanks explode, 1 hurt

NATRONA HEIGHTS, Pa. (AP) -- A woman was being treated for burns on 25 percent of her body when her mobile home was destroyed by fire after propane tanks exploded at the western Pennsylvania structure....
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Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled? <More Info>

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74%
No:
26%
Total Votes: 7,085

Yesterday's Poll

Do you feel more or less safe in the city of Pittsburgh now than you did a year ago?

No Change:
67%
Less Safe:
22%
More Safe:
12%
Total Votes: 5,792

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