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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home....
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More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering

JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry Monday, securing a new entryway into the wreck, as a newly released transcript showed the ship was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing. The transcript suggests that the chaos may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300....
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Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east

BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) -- Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state television stations aired pictures of supposed proof of their involvement in the attack that left at least three people dead....
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Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?...
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Blood donors replenish supplies after Pa. stabbing

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- An effort to replenish blood bank supplies after a mass stabbing at a western Pennsylvania high school is far exceeding its target....
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Pittsburgh man charged after egg decorating fight

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man faces charges after police say he threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police....
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Pa. labor dispute law change runs into opposition

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A proposal to change Pennsylvania law regarding stalking and harassment in labor disputes is generating a dispute among Republicans in the state Legislature....
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Pa. hawk sanctuary has different kind of egg hunt

DREHERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A wild bird sanctuary in eastern Pennsylvania offers children a different kind of egg hunt for Easter, offering as prizes realistic looking wooden replicas of raptor eggs....
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Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- After early complaints that out-of-state firms got the most jobs, some local construction trade workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're now benefiting in a big way from the Marcellus and Utica Shale oil and gas boom....
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Missing Pa. boater's search enters recovery stage

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) -- Searchers trying to find a suburban Philadelphia man who fell from his boat into the Delaware River say they now consider it a recovery mission....
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Authorities examine body of woman in NE Pa. pond

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in northeastern Pennsylvania plan a forensic examination of the remains of a woman's body discovered in a private pond....
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Miss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly....
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State College expands surveillance cameras network

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- State College is expanding its system of downtown surveillance, adding 71 cameras to a network that's been in place for about a decade....
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