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US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement....
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Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv - a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine....
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US: No link to Russian gov't in plane downing

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement....
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Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting than accept an unconditional cease-fire he fears will leave in place the blockade of the Gaza Strip....
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7 ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Seven former professional football players are challenging a tentative class action settlement of NFL concussion claims....
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Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive....
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Pa. auditor cites flaws in gas drilling regulation

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Strained by limited resources and the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, environmental regulators have failed to adequately monitor well safety or to provide clear and timely information to citizens, the state auditor general said Tuesday....
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Hospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who was jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized....
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7th death blamed on 2013 Philly building collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday linking his death to the catastrophe....
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Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Md. state senator must drop Hershey-bar-like signs

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar....
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Judge sets Sept. 29 trial on August Wilson Center

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge has scheduled a Sept. 29 trial to determine whether deed covenants prevent selling Pittsburgh's bankrupt August Wilson Center for African American Culture to a New York developer....
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Historically black colleges face uncertain future

Three days before Payton Wilkins returned home to Detroit last May with a bachelor's degree, his cousin was arrested for selling heroin and crack cocaine....
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Pennsylvania jail to offer video visits for a fee

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania county jail plans to start offering online video visits with inmates next month as a way to raise money for the county....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the state senate should vote to allow drilling in state parks when it takes up the issue next Today? <More Info>

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53%
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47%
Total Votes: 9,770

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with President Obama's call for a cease fire in Ukraine so there can be an international investigation into the Malaysian plane shot down by a missile?

Yes:
86%
No:
14%
Total Votes: 11,310

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