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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday....
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283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured....
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Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- A column of armored vehicles flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian insurgents Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine....
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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday....
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Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives....
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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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200 at meeting on Pennsylvania Shell plant plans

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- About 200 people have shown up for the first of two public meetings being hosted by Shell Oil Co. to learn about the company's possible plans to build a huge new petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania....
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Another GOP lawmaker backs drilling industry tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Another Republican state lawmaker in the Republican-controlled Legislature is lining up behind a proposal to impose a new tax on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry....
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Union PAC donations, not names, ordered released

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's open records agency has ruled that the state government must disclose the amounts of donations to political action committees that are taken directly out of public-sector union workers' paychecks, but it does not have to make the donors' names public....
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Philly's 13th St. brings good luck to great food

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tourism officials will tell you the restaurant-rich area at the heart of downtown is called Midtown Village, but that moniker hasn't entirely caught on with the locals....
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Judge keeps GOP opponent to Gov. Corbett on ballot

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The lone Republican running against Gov. Tom Corbett in next month's primary election won a court decision Tuesday that lets him stay on the ballot....
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Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania....
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Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Google vice president will become the new dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science....
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UPMC can copy ex-Pittsburgh mayor's computer

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center can have a copy of the contents of the former mayor's computer in case it contains information relevant to a civil rights lawsuit the hospital network has pending against the city, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Social Security Administration's policy of seizing tax refunds to repay decades-old Social Security overpayments is fair? <More Info>

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54%
Yes:
46%
Total Votes: 4,199

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think public shaming court sentences are are fair?

Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 3,193

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