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US: One American released from North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held....
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US: One American released from North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held....
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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

GENEVA (AP) -- Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday....
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Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday....
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Schools closed in ambush suspect search area

A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush....
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Law signed to curb Abu-Jamal's 'obscene celebrity'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law a measure he says is intended to curb the "obscene celebrity" he says is cultivated by convicts like Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the 1981 killing of a Philadelphia police officer....
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5 jurors picked for doc's cyanide poisoning trial

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys have selected five of 16 jurors needed for the trial of a Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with having killed his neurologist wife with cyanide....
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Rock attack victim poised to return to Ohio home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A middle school teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from a highway overpass onto her vehicle three months ago has recovered enough to head home to Ohio....
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:...
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Retired Philadelphia officer fatally shot in Va.

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) -- A woman fatally shot in her home in southeastern Virginia has been identified as a retired Philadelphia police officer....
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Man gets 20 years for child porn with sleeping boy

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man will spend 20 years in federal prison for taking pictures of himself molesting a sleeping 11-year-old boy....
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Sheriff's sale delayed for historic amusement park

MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has delayed the sheriff's sale of a 122-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania until objections by the state attorney general's office can be heard next month....
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Police: Flight 93 fire cause may never be known

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A state police fire marshal says he may never be able to determine what caused a fire that destroyed the headquarters buildings at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania....
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Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

BERLIN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is? <More Info>

Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
Leave Law as is:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
65%
Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
23%
Leave Law as is:
12%
Total Votes: 9,678

Yesterday's Poll

With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high?

Yes:
51%
No:
49%
Total Votes: 6,666

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