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Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in deadly 2005 hotel bombings for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group, a government spokesman said Wednesday....
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Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in deadly 2005 hotel bombings for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group, a government spokesman said Wednesday....
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Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, killing 2 soldiers

SHEAR YASHUV, Israel (AP) -- Missiles fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, killing two soldiers in an apparent retaliation for a deadly airstrike attributed to Israel that killed six Hezbollah fighters in Syria earlier this month....
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Saved Mali manuscripts face damage in new home

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- After being spirited away from under the noses of rampaging Islamic extremists, thousands of ancient manuscripts from the fabled city of Timbuktu now face another threat: weather and poor storage conditions in their new location that scholars say could cause permanent damage....
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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New Englanders facing snowy 'big dig' after blizzard

BOSTON (AP) -- New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out Wednesday, grudgingly praising forecasters who got grief from New Yorkers and others spared its full fury....
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Official resigns from embattled suburban Philly district

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The assistant superintendent of an embattled suburban Philadelphia school district has stepped down a month after his former boss was charged with stealing district funds and violating ethics rules....
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Insurance man gives $20M to Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An insurance agent has left more than $20 million in his will to Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, the largest gift in the facility's history....
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Justice Dept. investigating Allegheny College sex response

MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Allegheny College says it's cooperating with the U.S. Department of Justice investigation that the school's response to sexual violence or harassment wasn't sufficient....
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Couple jailed in woman's alleged abuse of boyfriend's child

BLAWNOX, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania couple has been jailed after police say the woman severely abused the man's 2-year-old daughter, telling police the victim "was a horrible child to deal with, with an annoying scream."...
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Pennsylvania town shuts down man's garage 'fight nights'

FARRELL, Pa. (AP) -- Police and zoning officials have shut down "Fight Nights" that a man holds in his western Pennsylvania garage, even though he argues the events are harmless and, more or less, akin to "mud wrestling."...
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Pennsylvania chocolate maker tweaking 'Bradie' with football

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania candy maker is having some fun at the expense of Tom `Bradie' and the New England Patriots....
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How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast as of Wednesday after a massive winter storm and the National Weather Service's forecast snow totals as of Monday night:...
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Single mom who lost job jailed in bomb threat bank heist

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) -- A single mother who told police she recently lost her job has been jailed on charges she tried to rob $40,000 from a Pennsylvania bank by claiming to have a bomb in her car at a drive-thru window....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Governor Corbett's appointment during his last week in office should be allowed to remain head of the State Office of Open Records? <More Info>

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52%
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48%
Total Votes: 14,729

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Congress should approve the president's request for a $3 billion contribution to the Green Climate Fund?

No:
82%
Yes:
18%
Total Votes: 28,965

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