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Howling blizzard slams Boston area; New York mostly spared

BOSTON (AP) -- A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on the Boston area along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City, where buses and subways started rolling again in the morning....
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Purported IS message threatens Japanese, Jordanian hostages

BEIRUT (AP) -- An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than "24 hours left to live."...
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Japan turns to 'I am Kenji' Facebook page on hostage crisis

TOKYO (AP) -- The plight of freelance journalist Kenji Goto, taken captive by Islamic State group militants, has gripped Japan, and the people's hopes for his safety are now on Facebook with a simple, unifying plea: "I am Kenji."...
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Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 5 foreigners, 3 guards dead

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, officials said....
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Confessed killer testifying against man with bodies in yard

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A key prosecution witness has taken the stand against a northeastern Pennsylvania man charged in the 2002 strangulation deaths of a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend....
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Northeast blizzard wasn't a bust, but it was a miss for many

In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything. So small last minute changes in the air morphed what was supposed to be crippling feet of snow into a handful of inches. Fearful forecasts turned into apologies....
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Howling blizzard slams Boston area; New York mostly spared

BOSTON (AP) -- A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on the Boston area along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City, where buses and subways started rolling again in the morning....
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A sampling of snowfall totals across the Northeast

A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast as of Tuesday morning after a massive winter storm:...
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Another Philadelphia disappointment: Big snowstorm is bust

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia thought it was done with hype and underperformance when football season ended....
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Girl whose naked body was found in park died of overdose

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A teenager whose naked body was found in a city park in October died from an accidental overdose of heroin and drugs found in cough medicines....
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Shoe prints lead to suburban Philadelphia burglary suspects

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Shoe prints in snow helped police outside Philadelphia catch a pair of burglary suspects they've been calling a suburban Bonnie and Clyde....
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National Weather Service to evaluate work after missed call

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) -- A National Weather Service official says the agency will evaluate its storm modeling after a storm that was predicted to dump a foot or more of snow on many parts of New Jersey and the Philadelphia region delivered far less than that....
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:...
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Professor dies in campus office of Pennsylvania university

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) -- A longtime professor has been found dead in his office at a state-owned university in southwestern Pennsylvania....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Congress should approve the president's request for a $3 billion contribution to the Green Climate Fund? <More Info>

Yes:
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No:
75%
Yes:
25%
Total Votes: 17,613

Yesterday's Poll

Who would you most want to see as the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016?

Mitt Romney:
35%
Chris Christie:
33%
Jeb Bush:
31%
Total Votes: 36,094

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