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Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. Even so, the U.S. military pressed ahead, conducting nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday....
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Clashes in Liberia slum sealed off to halt Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Hundreds of residents of a seaside slum in Liberia's capital clashed with security forces Wednesday to protest an armed blockade of the peninsula that is their neighborhood as part of the government's desperate efforts to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus....
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Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. Even so, the U.S. military pressed ahead with its campaign, conducting nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday....
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Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier....
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Mandatory Pa. casino theft fine ruled tossed out

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a Pittsburgh casino poker dealer convicted of having stolen $200 worth of chips is unconstitutional....
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Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the heart....
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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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Victims ID'd, cause sought in Route 422 fatality

TWIN ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Investigators have identified the man killed and five others hurt in a violent crash involving a coal truck and two sport-utility vehicles, but still don't know what caused the western Pennsylvania wreck....
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Supporters rally for Pittsburgh man shot by police

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say three people were arrested for blocking traffic as dozens of people rallied on behalf of a black man shot and paralyzed by city officers in November 2012....
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Pennsylvania couple found shot in, near vehicle

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man was found fatally shot inside a parked vehicle and a woman found dead in the street nearby after police responded to a report of gunfire outside a western Pennsylvania home....
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Woman in car off 1-79 ramp maybe had medical issue

HARMONY, Pa. (AP) -- A coroner was trying to determine whether a western Pennsylvania woman found dead in a car that went over an embankment on Interstate 79 died from the crash or from another medical condition....
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Man wins release after '90 arson-murder rap tossed

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A New York City man who has spent 24 years in prison for setting a fire that killed his daughter will be released from custody while prosecutors decide whether to retry him....
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Leader of family drug ring gets 20 years in prison

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The leader of a family-run drug ring in western Pennsylvania apologized for getting his relatives involved before he was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison....
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Penn State cancels Blue Band's pregame TailGreat

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's Blue Band says the Athletic Department is doing away with the band's TailGreat pep rallies....
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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Governor Perry was right to use his veto power to cut the District Attorney's funding?

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45%
Total Votes: 10,152

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