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Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

DALLAS (AP) -- The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus....
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Hong Kong chief says voting beats watching TV

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet with protesters who threatened to expand pro-democracy demonstrations unless he resigns and the Chinese leadership agrees to broader electoral reforms....
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Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

DALLAS (AP) -- The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus....
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Families wait in agony for word on Ebola patients

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- First the ring tone echoed outside the barbed-wire-topped walls of the Ebola clinic. Then came the wails of grief, as news spread that 31-year-old Rose Johnson was dead just days after she was brought here unconscious by relatives....
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Police on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage....
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Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) -- A state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility on Tuesday and later died....
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Brain injury group: Concussion award scheme flawed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A national brain injury group has condemned the proposed payout scheme for NFL concussion claims as "deeply flawed," saying it excludes many former players suffering from mood swings, depression, aggression and other related problems....
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Jailed cop killer to speak at college graduation

FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater....
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Judge OKs alternative for 2 turnpike defendants

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge is giving two defendants in the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission corruption case an opportunity to have the charges against them dropped....
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Psych hospital won't treat school stabbing suspect

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school....
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Steelers defense looking for consistency

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- James Harrison expected his body to be sore while working his way back into football shape following a nine-month break....
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Man convicted in murder-for-hire plot

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A federal jury has convicted a Philadelphia auto shop owner for orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot that led to the shooting of his daughter's boyfriend in Atlantic City....
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Corbett signs bill to help lower fatal overdoses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett signed a bill Tuesday that supporters say will reduce the number of fatal heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania in part by making an antidote more available to police and the public....
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2 more Pa. ironworkers plead in intimidation case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two more ironworkers have pleaded guilty in a union violence case that involves the arson of a Quaker meetinghouse in Philadelphia....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the rapid rise of Islamic State is the result of a political/policy failure or an intelligence failure? <More Info>

Political/Policy Failure:
Intelligence Failure:
Political/Policy Failure:
89%
Total Votes: 9

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Under the circumstances do you think this was the best possible settlement?

No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 11,378

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