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Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred....
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Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred....
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Confusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait

JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampered by poor visibility and can venture only so deep....
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Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China....
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Falling concrete limits Scranton parking garage

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A thin section of concrete that fell from the underside of an exit ramp is closing most parts of the Linden Street Garage in Scranton....
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Western Pa. woman texts searchers she is safe

RECTOR, Pa. (AP) -- The search for a 34-year-old woman in a western Pennsylvania park ended after she texted emergency responders to assure them she was fine....
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Pa. unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in March

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's jobless rate has continued its steady decline....
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Report: Pennsylvania forests impacted by drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A small portion of Pennsylvania state forest land has been impacted by shale gas drilling, but many questions remain about how to manage the politically sensitive issue that is opposed by many residents, according to a new report....
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Man sentenced for attack near Independence Hall

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man will spend nearly five years behind bars for what prosecutors described as a random, brutal assault on a Philadelphia pedestrian who had sought his help....
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College to give honorary degree to Monument Man

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania college is paying tribute to one of the last surviving members of the World War II group known as the Monuments Men....
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27K UPMC worker hit by data breach, 788 by fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The personal information of 27,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees might have been put at risk by identity thieves who apparently used the information of 788 workers to file bogus federal tax returns, the hospital network said....
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2 Pa. school stabbing victims' conditions improve

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Two students critically injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a high school have been upgraded to fair condition, the hospitals where they are recovering said Friday....
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DEP: Wastewater leaked from Range impoundment pond

MARIANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The state Department of Environmental Protection says Range Resources will likely be sent a violation notice and fined for drilling wastewater that leaked out of an impoundment pond in southwestern Pennsylvania....
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Philadelphia chocolate store: Tax issue resolved

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store says it has resolved a tax issue that threatened to shutter the establishment days before Easter....
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