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Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wary House lawmakers are on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate rebels confronting the growing danger of Islamic State militants....
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Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa....
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Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Excitement and anxiety are mounting in Scotland on the final day of campaigning before an independence referendum....
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Milestones of Scots' journey to independence vote

LONDON (AP) -- These are the milestones of Scotland's journey from Great Britain to the United Kingdom and, following Thursday's vote, a possible return to independence....
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Big break in ambush probe: suspect's abandoned SUV

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a heavily armed survivalist with a vendetta against law enforcement is the suspect in an ambush that killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a heavily forested region of northeastern Pennsylvania....
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2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled

CHICAGO (AP) -- A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."...
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Man pleads guilty to shipping equipment to Syria

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania businessman has acknowledged conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and lab equipment to Syria....
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Man sentenced in bomb threat outside White House

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to time served for parking his truck outside the White House and falsely saying that it contained a bomb....
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Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania....
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Warrant issued in shooting of pregnant woman, baby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia are seeking a 26-year-old man in the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her baby....
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PA: Well-dressed group sought in gay attack

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police hope a security video will help them identify a group of preppy-looking young adults sought in a violent attack on a gay couple....
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Response mixed on bill to let teachers carry guns

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill that would allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from lawmakers....
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Treasury loan props up Pennsylvania operating fund

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Treasurer Robert McCord said Tuesday he authorized a $700 million loan to the state government's main bank account after the balance dropped below zero for the first time in at least 14 years....
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Woman sentenced to prison in crash that killed 6

SMETHPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania woman will serve between 11 years and 22 years in prison for a crash that killed six people, including her daughter and nephew....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on? <More Info>

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58%
No:
42%
Total Votes: 4,051

Yesterday's Poll

From what you've heard and read about this issue, do you think Scotland should become an independent nation?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 4,363

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