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Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said....
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Islamist leader backs fight to take Libya airport

CAIRO (AP) -- The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood's political arm in Libya says an attack by militias on the capital's airport is a "legitimate" response to an offensive by a renegade general against Islamists....
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Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said....
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AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can nonetheless be glimpsed....
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6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say six Philadelphia narcotics officers have been indicted on racketeering and other charges for allegedly shaking down drug suspects for drugs and money....
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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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Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett was expected to address a rally of coal industry and mining supporters opposing stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations being proposed to regulate pollution from coal-burning power plants....
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Man pleads no contest to burning girlfriend's son

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 37-year-old western Pennsylvania man has pleaded no contest to helping burn his then-girlfriend's son with flammable nail polish....
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Former education exec set for federal theft plea

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The former executive director of a western Pennsylvania regional education service agency has been scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges that she used her work credit card to buy things for herself....
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Owner of Penguins practice rink faces tax charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The owner of a practice rink used by the Pittsburgh Penguins has been indicted on federal charges that he dodged paying more than $1 million in payroll taxes by moving the money through a shell company....
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US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women....
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State police sued by US over fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying it illegally discriminates against women....
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Mobile home burns as propane tanks explode, 1 hurt

NATRONA HEIGHTS, Pa. (AP) -- A woman was being treated for burns on 25 percent of her body when her mobile home was destroyed by fire after propane tanks exploded at the western Pennsylvania structure....
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Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory....
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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you feel more or less safe in the city of Pittsburgh now than you did a year ago?

No Change:
67%
Less Safe:
22%
More Safe:
12%
Total Votes: 5,792

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