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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns....
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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns....
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Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead....
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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured....
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College to give honorary degree to Monument Man

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania college is paying tribute to one of the last surviving members of the World War II group known as the Monuments Men....
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27K UPMC worker hit by data breach, 788 by fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The personal information of 27,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees might have been put at risk by identity thieves who apparently used the information of 788 workers to file bogus federal tax returns, the hospital network said....
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Report: Pennsylvania forests impacted by drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A small portion of Pennsylvania state forest land has been impacted by shale gas drilling, but many questions remain about how to manage the politically sensitive issue that is opposed by many residents, according to a new report....
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5th dies from Pennsylvania crash, 2 still critical

SOUTH BEND, Pa. (AP) -- A fifth person has died a day after two cars collided on a rural western Pennsylvania highway....
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Pa. unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in March

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's jobless rate has continued its steady decline....
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Philadelphia chocolate store: Tax issue resolved

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store says it has resolved a tax issue that threatened to shutter the establishment days before Easter....
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Pennsylvania man accused of sex assaults in NJ

MANSFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of sexually assaulting three boys in New Jersey's Warren County....
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Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines....
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Judge: Convicted killer on death row incompetent

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that a man sentenced to death in the murder of a south-central Pennsylvania woman more than three decades ago is incapacitated and incompetent....
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All-terrain biker hit by Pittsburgh freight train

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Investigators believe a man riding an all-terrain motorcycle near some railroad tracks in Pittsburgh might not have seen or heard the freight train that hit and killed him....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the tormentors in the case of a South Fayette teenager who recorded an alleged bullying incident at school should be charged? <More Info>

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Yes:
58%
No:
42%
Total Votes: 16,489

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Supreme Court should rule that It is a crime for politicians to lie or issue false statements in the midst of an election?

Yes:
77%
No:
23%
Total Votes: 5,064

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