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US family grieving over new beheading video

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants....
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US family grieving over new beheading video

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants....
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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."...
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A look at dangers posed by the Islamic State group

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. But what danger does it immediately pose?...
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9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone....
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Man pleads in shooting death of wife before kids

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having killed his estranged wife in front of their three children has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder....
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Pittsburgh taps new police chief post-scandal

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former police captain from Wisconsin was named Tuesday as the new chief of police for Pittsburgh, six months after its last full-time chief was sent to prison for conspiring to divert city fees into an account he used partly as a personal slush fund....
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Steelers take on familiar face in Browns' Hoyer

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't surprised Brian Hoyer beat out Johnny Manziel for the starting quarterback job with the Cleveland Browns....
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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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Study to look at financial impact of gas boom

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Researchers are looking at whether money from the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom helps children and families in regions where companies are drilling....
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Fewer black Pittsburgh cops since ACLU bias suit

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city of Pittsburgh has a smaller percentage of black police officers since the American Civil Liberties Union sued two years ago alleging hiring discrimination....
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Trial set for man shot by Pittsburgh officer

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Opening statements were expected in the criminal trial of a man charged with assaulting a police officer by dragging him with a vehicle before the officer shot and paralyzed him....
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Cops: Groom charged in brawl during wedding cruise

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A groom became "handsy" with a pregnant waitress at his wedding reception and tried to pour alcohol down her throat, then resisted arrest after getting into a fight with her boyfriend, police said....
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Amish couple killed when car strikes their buggy

ALEXANDRIA, Pa. (AP) -- State police were continuing to investigating a crash that killed an Old Order Amish couple whose buggy was hit by a car in central Pennsylvania....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the United States should commit to airstrikes in Syria where they have captured a military base? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
57%
No:
43%
Total Votes: 5,872

Yesterday's Poll

Does the United States spend too much on the military and national security, not enough, or about right?

Not Enough:
75%
About Right:
18%
Too Much:
7%
Total Votes: 25,211

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