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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration....
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UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday viewed "horrific pictures of corpses" from the scene of last week's massacre in South Sudan and discussed taking actions that could include sanctions, diplomats said....
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Obama: US would defend Japan in islands dispute

TOKYO (AP) -- Showing solidarity with Japan, President Barack Obama affirmed Thursday that the U.S. would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over a set of disputed islands, but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully....
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Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

TOKYO (AP) -- Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine....
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2 school stabbing victims released from hospitals

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Two students injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school have been released from the hospital....
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Divers find body of missing woman in lake

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Emergency divers have recovered the body of a Pennsylvania woman whose boat capsized while she was fishing with her husband....
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3 charged with sending chemical equipment to Syria

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- U.S. prosecutors have charged a Pennsylvania man and two foreign citizens with conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and laboratory equipment to Syria, authorities said in a case that was under seal for 17 months until Wednesday....
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Deliveryman shot by police may have feared robbery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a pizza deliveryman shot and wounded by plainclothes officers may have mistaken them for robbers....
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Prosecutor: ID theft scheme cost US Treasury $10M

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania said Wednesday that a massive identity theft and fake tax return scheme cost the U.S. Treasury an estimated $10 million....
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Pa. township, firm settle suit over seismic tests

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania township has settled a lawsuit over seismic testing following a federal judge's ruling that it couldn't interfere with a Texas company using public roads for the tests....
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Witness: Iraqi teens posed no threat before death

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) -- Two unarmed Iraqi brothers posed no threat as they herded cattle in a palm grove where a U.S. Army reconnaissance team was hidden one day seven years ago, a former soldier said Wednesday at a preliminary hearing....
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Penn St. fans plan new statue of Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university....
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Council hears pro, con testimony on parks drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- County council members heard testimony for and against a proposal to drill for natural gas under a Pittsburgh-area park, with supporters touting the economic benefits and opponents worried about environmental damage....
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Man accused of painting swastikas on building

WEST AMWELL, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of painting swastikas and curse words on a building in New Jersey....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the court-appointed receiver for the August Wilson Center should be removed? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates?

Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,194

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