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FBI searches Phoenix home in Texas prophet contest shooting

GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Federal agents are searching an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday....
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Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the devastating April earthquake, a top official said Monday....
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Iraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of IS

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa's hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patrol its bombed and battered streets....
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In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows stronger

CAIRO (AP) -- When al-Qaida overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group's commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area's tribesmen. No jihadi banners were raised. Al-Qaida even issued a statement denying rumors that it had banned music at parties or men wearing shorts....
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Mom charged with throwing baby into river; he was rescued

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania mother accused of throwing her 1-year-old son into a river before jumping from a bridge herself has been charged with attempted homicide....
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Pa.'s Santucci repeats at Pittsburgh Marathon women's champ

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Clara Santucci repeated as the women's champion and Kenyan Stephen Njoroge won the men's race at Sunday's Pittsburgh Marathon....
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Family of 6 escapes just before freight train slams car

NEW BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a family of six escaped moments before a freight train slammed their car in western Pennsylvania....
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Brush fire risk high in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Temperatures in the 80s will make winter a distant memory. But the warmer weather comes with some risks....
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Casey to press for safer railcars

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Officials are pressing for safer railcars to reduce the risk of a potential oil train derailment on Pennsylvania's rail freight system....
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Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice

BOSTON (AP) -- Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country, but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their limit as they fought to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey....
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Summary of winter highway maintenance expenses

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Police: Man shot, killed in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the Kensington section of Philadelphia....
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Sinkhole closes Lehigh Parkway South

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Motorists are being diverted around a sinkhole on Lehigh Parkway South in Allentown....
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Archdiocese needs time to study future of 5 churches

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's Roman Catholic archdiocese needs more time to study whether five Lower Northeast churches can remain open....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you've heard, seen, or read do you agree with the decision to prosecute the six arresting officers in the death of Mr.Gray? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
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No:
76%
Not Sure:
17%
Yes:
7%
Total Votes: 3,252

Yesterday's Poll

Should the "door be closed" to the possibility of women becoming priests?

Yes:
61%
No:
39%
Total Votes: 1,283

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