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US, Swiss timed FIFA raids for maximum effect

BERN, Switzerland (AP) -- For months, American and Swiss investigators worked in secret to prepare for the raids that would shake the soccer world....
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THE LATEST: Blatter cancels speaking engagement in Zurich

ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:...
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Indians crowd rivers, shady trees as heat toll passes 1,400

HYDERABAD, India (AP) -- Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month....
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Boat people talks: Key issues and expectations

BANGKOK (AP) -- In the past month, more than 3,000 desperate, hungry people have landed on the shores of Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, drawing international attention to a crisis in Southeast Asia. Arrivals of the overcrowded boats - crammed with Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar and impoverished Bangladeshis hoping to find jobs - have now slowed. But the crisis is far from over, and will be the topic of a Friday conference in Bangkok to be attended by senior official...
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Transit authority plans to spend $154 million on locomotives

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- SEPTA plans to spend nearly $154 million for 18 new commuter locomotives in the authority's biggest railroad purchase in a decade....
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PSU frat's national office says it respects suspension

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The national office of the Penn State fraternity suspended over a Facebook page in which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted says it respects the university's decision to suspend it for three years....
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Person hit, killed by Amtrak train in Chester County

DEVON, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a person was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Chester County....
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Massive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming down

MAHANOY CITY, Pa. (AP) -- When coal was king, its castle was the breaker - an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast....
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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

NEW YORK (AP) -- Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday....
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Freshman Pittsburgh-area senator resigning to join chamber

MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A first-term Democratic state senator from Allegheny County is resigning his seat and becoming president of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce....
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Lawyer: Police chief's son will take stand in assault trial

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A defense attorney says an eastern Pennsylvania police chief's son accused of pointing a gun at county detectives will to take the stand during his trial....
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DA: Schools manager charged in scheme over shuttered schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia school official has been charged with steering a $900,000 contract related to school closures to her family and friends....
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Local addiction centers vie for shares of $5M in state money

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Addiction treatment centers are responding to Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to increase state funding for such programs by $5 million....
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Man sentenced to 25 years to life in store clerk slaying

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to decades in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to killing a north Philadelphia store clerk who authorities said was targeted because she witnessed a prior homicide....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum yesterday formally entered the Presidential race. Santorum is an advocate for conservative family values. In 2012, he surprised many by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican Presidential nomination. <More Info>

Likely
Unlikely
Not sure
Likely
50%
Unlikely
30%
Not sure
20%
Total Votes: 3,375

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the U.S. should maintain or raise current military spending in order to maintain air superiority?

Raise Spending:
81%
Maintain Spending:
19%
Total Votes: 40,008

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