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Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement

WASHINGTON (AP) -- They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff....
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Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet....
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Greek stock market suffers second day of losses

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, with banks shares down the most....
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Mission at Hiroshima's dome: Saving blasted bits of history

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other reminders of the city that was here seven decades ago....
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Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard Schweiker dies at 89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard S. Schweiker, a liberal Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 campaign and later served in his Cabinet, has died. He was 89....
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Q&A: A look Obama's climate change plan and impact on states

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan that will cut carbon dioxide emissions nationwide 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers. Here's what you need to know about the impact of the new plan on the states:...
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Service for woman killed after inmate escape draws 100

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- A woman killed last week following the escape of a western Pennsylvania prison inmate now charged in her death has been laid to rest....
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Lottery starts for regional rail passes for papal visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An online lottery for special rail passes to be used by commuters during Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia has started....
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Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power sector brought on by cheap natural gas and stricter pollution regulations....
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Fattah vows re-election bid despite racketeering indictment

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep Chaka Fattah is vowing to run for re-election next year despite a federal racketeering indictment and says he expects to resume his leadership position on a powerful congressional committee by year's end....
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Pennsylvania resident guilty in Chinese test-taking plot

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Chinese citizen who lives in western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to charges she used phony passports to take English-language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women, including one now enrolled at Virginia Tech....
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Hypothermia, drowning to blame for 2 Maine canoeists' deaths

JONESPORT, Maine (AP) -- The deaths of two canoeists off the coast underscore a deadly fact: The North Atlantic remains cold enough to kill even on a picture-perfect summer evening....
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Wolf taps retired state police major to be commissioner

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday nominated a retired state police major to lead the agency two months after the Senate scuttled his first choice for the commissioner's job....
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Pittsburgh City Council approves paid sick leave legislation

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh City Council on Monday approved an ordinance requiring employers in the city to provide paid sick leave to employees in the face of opposition from business owners who threatened a lawsuit over the legislation....
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Do you think Pittsburgh City Council is over stepping its authority with its sick leave mandate? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Should federal and state prisoners have access to Pell Grants to further their education while incarcerated?

No:
88%
Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 6,041

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