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Monster snowstorm swirls into densely populated Northeast US

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down Monday as a monster storm that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow swirled into the Northeast....
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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

HAVANA (AP) -- Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access....
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Islamic State group pushed out of Syria's Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group entirely out of a key Syrian town on Monday, marking a major defeat for the extremists whose hopes for an easy victory when they pushed into Kobani last year dissolved into a bloody, costly and months-long siege....
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Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis

BEIRUT (AP) -- In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt....
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Snow prompts disaster emergency proclamation in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Wintry weather and a forecast for more of the same are prompting Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a disaster emergency proclamation....
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Philadelphia declaring snow emergency

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city of Philadelphia is declaring a snow emergency as of 6 p.m. Monday as a large winter storm approaches Pennsylvania....
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Pa. Senate GOP sues Wolf over ouster of Corbett appointee

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Republican majority in the Pennsylvania Senate is suing Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf over his firing of his predecessor's appointee as head of the state Office of Open Records....
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Amtrak will modify northeast service to brace for snow storm

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amtrak has announced that it will modify service for the Northeast Corridor on Monday in response to the snow storm....
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Minor earthquake shakes Philadelphia suburbs

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Did you feel that? The U.S. Geological Survey says a minor earthquake shook the Philadelphia suburbs over the weekend....
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Ex testifies against Pa. man accused of killing, burying 2

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A man charged in the 2002 strangulation deaths of a northeastern Pennsylvania pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend spent or deposited more than $150,000 that year even though he had no job, his ex-girlfriend testified Monday....
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1st-degree murder conviction in shooting at party

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in a shooting death following an early morning fight at a central Pennsylvania birthday party more than a year ago....
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Open government advocate urges Wolf to reconsider firing

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A leading advocate of open government is calling on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to reconsider his firing of his predecessor's appointee as director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records....
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Monster snowstorm swirls into densely populated Northeast US

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down Monday as a monster storm that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow swirled into the Northeast....
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SEPTA: No major delays as storm bears down on Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Transit officials in the Philadelphia area aren't expecting major delays for the evening rush, but are closely monitoring a storm that could dump a foot of snow on the region overnight....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who would you most want to see as the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016? <More Info>

Jeb Bush:
Mitt Romney:
Chris Christie:
Chris Christie:
42%
Jeb Bush:
30%
Mitt Romney:
27%
Total Votes: 16,262

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Reverend Sharpton that action should be taken against the Academy Awards before or during the February 22nd Academy Award Show?

No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 20,178

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