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Governor lifts state of emergency for Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The mayor called on federal investigators Wednesday to look into whether this city's beleaguered police department uses a pattern of excessive force or discriminatory policing....
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Teen survivor tells of panic during deadly migrant rescue

NICOLOSI, Sicily (AP) -- Calloused and stained, Baboucar Lowe's hands tell the story of a difficult life, one that nearly ended at 17 when the rubber dinghy he was on deflated within sight of a rescue ship, drowning dozens of migrants trying to reach Europe....
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Germanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash

PARIS (AP) -- The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday....
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Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse....
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Education Management to close 15 Art Institute campuses

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-based for-profit college company has announced plans to close 15 of its Art Institute campuses nationwide, one quarter of the total, over the next two or three years....
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Exterminator goes on trial in Philadelphia doctor's death

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A pediatrician researching tuberculosis, HIV and other infectious diseases was strangled by an exterminator after she questioned his work and was then tied up with equestrian gear and set on fire, a prosecutor said Wednesday in opening statements at his murder trial....
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Latest on GOP pension plan: Democrats say it's unfair

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Crash probe continues as officer's funeral set for Saturday

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The K-9 partner of a western Pennsylvania police officer killed in an unusual wrong-way crash was recovering from surgery Wednesday as state police continued to investigate the circumstances of the collision....
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EPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking water

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing guidelines to help state and local officials detect dangerous levels of algal toxins in drinking water....
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Police: Officer shoots suspect in stranger's basement

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a central Pennsylvania officer shot a suspect in the basement of an apparent stranger after a report of gunfire elsewhere....
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Pennsylvania's first breast milk bank to open in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pennsylvania's first breast milk bank is opening in Pittsburgh....
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Cops: Man breaks into, robs closed drug store, beats manager

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say a man has been jailed on charges he broke into a closed retail drug store, robbed the business and beat its manager before he was arrested....
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Pa. man welcomes newborn miniature horse

SALTLICK, Pa. (AP) -- SALTLICK, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania man is celebrating the newest addition to his growing family of miniature horses....
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Senate GOP advances bills on labor negotiations, contracts

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill to require government employers to publicly post proposed collective bargaining agreements online two weeks before they are finalized is advancing after heated exchanges during Pennsylvania Senate debate....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
To what do you attribute the low U.S birth rate? <More Info>

Fewer Teen Pregnancies:
The Economy:
Postponing Motherhood:
The Economy:
96%
Postponing Motherhood:
4%
Fewer Teen Pregnancies:
1%
Total Votes: 42,635

Yesterday's Poll

From what you know about this group of candidates, who would you most likely vote for...Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina or Senator Bernie Sanders?

Dr. Ben Carson:
44%
Carly Fiorina:
44%
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
12%
Total Votes: 7,361

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