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US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said Tuesday. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes "makes it clear to the world this is not America's fight alone."...
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US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said Tuesday. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes "makes it clear to the world this is not America's fight alone."...
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Countries, companies pledge to end deforestation

NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by 2030, but the feasibility of such a goal was eroded when a key player, Brazil, said it would not join....
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UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth....
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Ohio prisons, private vendor, developing new menu

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's prisons agency says it's working with the private vendor hired to feed inmates to develop a new menu for the fall and winter....
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Filmmaker: Ambush suspect was in my documentary

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- The manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a state police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials....
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Corbett, Wolf joust over taxes, finances in debate

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett's handling of the economy and schools....
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Girl, 15, killed outside hospital identified

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say they believe a teenage girl shot and killed outside of a Philadelphia hospital minutes after a disturbance at a nearby transit station was an innocent bystander hit by a stray bullet....
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DA drops charges against homeless man in suite

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania have dropped charges against a homeless man found squatting inside the presidential suite of a Pittsburgh hotel last fall....
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2 plead in union intimidation case in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Several Philadelphia ironworkers are pleading guilty in a labor intimidation case that involves the arson of a Quaker meeting house....
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House signs off on Philly schools tax measure

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The state House of Representatives on Monday advanced a bill to provide crucial revenue for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District....
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Washington files lawsuit against online company

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington state's attorney general is suing a Philadelphia-based online company that he says used deceptive marketing tactics on millions of customers across the country....
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PennDOT to award bulk bridge-building contracts

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to choose a private-sector team to replace at least 558 ailing state bridges and maintain them for 25 years as part of an innovative public-private partnership, an official said Monday....
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New Pittsburgh mayor's budget includes tax hike

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's first proposed budget includes a half-mill property tax increase that will cost homeowners about $40 for each $100,000 their property is worth. That factors in discounts including homestead exemptions....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree that Mayor Peduto is being fiscally responsible by raising property taxes to correct a last year's tax decrease miscalculation? <More Info>

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96%
Yes:
4%
Total Votes: 10,505

Yesterday's Poll

Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools?

Yes:
56%
No:
44%
Total Votes: 11,540

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