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Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred....
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13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak....
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Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred....
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Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampered by poor visibility and can venture only so deep....
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Bicyclist seriously injured in crash with tractor

AKRON, Pa. (AP) -- A bicyclist is being treated for significant injuries after crashing head-on into a tractor during a race on a country road in south-central Pennsylvania....
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Amid budget woes, gas drilling tax turns GOP heads

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Slapping Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry with a new tax has long been the currency of Democrats, and now an increasingly grim budget picture is turning Republican heads in the GOP-controlled state Legislature....
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Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

NEW YORK (AP) -- Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time....
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Girl rescued after chase ends with car in Pa. pond

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a 16-year-old passenger needed medical treatment after being rescued from a vehicle that landed upside-down in a pond after a police chase....
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Pa. philanthropist helps waitress become nurse

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A chance encounter with a customer who's a major Harrisburg philanthropist is paying for the education of a waitress who now works as nurse in a hospital facility that bears the man's name....
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Falling concrete limits Scranton parking garage

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A thin section of concrete that fell from the underside of an exit ramp is closing most parts of the Linden Street Garage in Scranton....
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Western Pa. woman texts searchers she is safe

RECTOR, Pa. (AP) -- The search for a 34-year-old woman in a western Pennsylvania park ended after she texted emergency responders to assure them she was fine....
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Man sentenced for attack near Independence Hall

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man will spend nearly five years behind bars for what prosecutors described as a random, brutal assault on a Philadelphia pedestrian who had sought his help....
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2 Pa. school stabbing victims' conditions improve

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Two students critically injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a high school have been upgraded to fair condition, the hospitals where they are recovering said Friday....
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Boeing to give California workers $47M in back pay

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Boeing Co. will pay $47 million to hundreds of current and former Southern California employees who are owed back pay and benefits, a union announced Friday....
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