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Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels....
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UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

GENEVA (AP) -- The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into a "human catastrophe."...
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Obama: Ebola outbreak a threat to global security

ATLANTA (AP) -- Calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a potential threat to global security, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the stricken region amid worries that both the financial and human cost of the outbreak is spiraling out of control....
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Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels....
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Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday as they tracked a survivalist with two high-powered rifles and a grudge against police, identified as the gunman who killed one trooper and injured another in a late-night ambush outside a state police barracks....
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PA: Well-dressed group sought in gay attack

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police hope a security video will help them identify a group of preppy-looking young adults sought in a violent attack on a gay couple....
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Woman sentenced to prison in crash that killed 6

SMETHPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania woman will serve between 11 years and 22 years in prison for a crash that killed six people, including her daughter and nephew....
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Sandusky-founded charity seeks OK to sell Pa. land

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The charity for young people founded by Jerry Sandusky is asking a judge for permission to sell a 60-acre parcel to a businessman who has discussed turning it into an indoor sports and recreation complex....
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Newspaper asks judge to stop state email deletion

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania newspaper is asking a judge to prevent state agencies from deleting email five days after receiving it....
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Sheriff: Deputies visited victim before 4 slain

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities in Florida say the victim of a quadruple slaying was given information on a domestic violence shelter before her ex-boyfriend killed her, her parents and another man....
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Response mixed on bill to let teachers carry guns

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill that would allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from lawmakers....
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Band teacher suspended after teen sex allegations

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A high school band director in suburban Philadelphia has been suspended following allegations of sexual misconduct with a student....
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Warrant issued in shooting of pregnant woman, baby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia are seeking a 26-year-old man in the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her baby....
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IUP student charged in stabbing; says self-defense

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been charged with stabbing another man, which the suspect's defense attorney contends was self-defense....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you've heard and read about this issue, do you think Scotland should become an independent nation? <More Info>

Yes:
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Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 4,343

Yesterday's Poll

Should the U.S. get the backing of the United Nations before launching air strikes against ISIS in Syria?

No:
75%
Yes:
25%
Total Votes: 7,710

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