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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council....
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Islamic State group recruits, exploits children

BEIRUT (AP) -- Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police....
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Iraqi premier, US look to aid Islamic State battle

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group focused their offensive Sunday on the city of Ramadi, backed by Sunni tribal fighters that the U.S. plans to arm....
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Diplomats: Iran atomic talks move toward extension

VIENNA (AP) -- The U.S. and five other nations trying to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran are turning away from attempting to reach an agreement by deadline and have started internal discussions on extending the talks, diplomats said Sunday....
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A rising star, Kane now beset by battles, probe

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- When Kathleen Kane ran for Pennsylvania attorney general, she campaigned as a corruption-buster who would be independent of Gov. Tom Corbett and find out why it took more than three years to investigate Jerry Sandusky....
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Man killed in eastern Pennsylvania townhouse fire

HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) -- A man has died in a townhouse fire in southeastern Pennsylvania, but officials have yet to identify him or pinpoint the cause of the blaze....
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Philly tire slasher arrested again in SEPTA try

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say a self-proclaimed neighborhood watchman who was convicted in May of slashing tires has been caught trying to puncture tires on a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority vehicle....
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Yale student from Philadelphia a Rhodes Scholar

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Philadelphia man pursuing a degree in African American Studies and Political Science at Yale has been named one of 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholars....
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Woman guilty of stealing guns friend used in heist

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The girlfriend of a western Pennsylvania man killed after a standoff with police last year has pleaded guilty to stealing two guns she gave him that day....
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Police: Man robs bank after losing pay at casino

AVOCA, Pa. (AP) -- A supermarket butcher is behind bars after telling police that he robbed a northeastern Pennsylvania bank after blowing his paycheck at a popular casino....
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Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal phone shooting

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that fatally shot an Ohio woman during a drug-related argument over his cellphone....
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Cops: Philadelphia officer hit by fleeing vehicle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a Philadelphia officer responding to a report of a person with a gun has been hit by a vehicle....
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Police: Burglars take money, video system from bar

WINDBER, Pa. (AP) -- State police have been trying to figure out who broke into a western Pennsylvania bar, but they won't be able to check its video surveillance system for clues....
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Philly officer struck by fleeing suspect's car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say an officer was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a suspect's fleeing vehicle....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
how would you rate the job being done by the U.S. Postal Service? <More Info>

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Fair to Poor:
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Yesterday's Poll

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Will free parking at 11 garages entice you to Christmas shop in Downtown Pittsburgh?

Yes:
55%
No:
45%
Total Votes: 20,777

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