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Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot

PHOENIX (AP) -- About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors....
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Report: Germanwings crash co-pilot tried descent previously

PARIS (AP) -- The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 appeared to practice a controlled descent on his previous flight, two hours before he crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside in March, French air accident 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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AP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win....
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Pa. school candidate loses GOP support over offensive posts

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia school board candidate has lost a party endorsement after racist and anti-Semitic posts appeared under his name on social media....
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1 dead, 2 wounded in North Philadelphia shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A triple shooting has left one man dead and two others wounded in Philadelphia....
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SEPTA bus lands on railroad tracks, 3 hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Three people were hurt when a SEPTA bus jumped a median and landed on railroad tracks in front of a freight train in South Philadelphia....
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Trial set to start in case of slain pediatrician

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jurors have been picked for the trial of an exterminator charged in the killing of a Philadelphia pediatrician two years ago....
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Allegheny council gives 'F' to restaurant letter grades plan

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Allegheny County Council has given an "F" to a plan to grade restaurants using letters, instead of the pass-fail system currently in use....
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Mixed reaction for plan for western Pa. petrochemical plant

MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- A proposal by Shell Chemical to build a petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania drew praise from those who say it will boost the region's economy, and criticism from those who fear it will harm the environment, despite assurances from the state Department of Environmental Protection....
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Prosecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Citizens give police "a tremendous amount of power" and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people - even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a sweeping drug squad corruption case....
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Man charged with criminal homicide in deaths of 2 women

NEEDMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been charged in the deaths of two women in what authorities call an apparent domestic dispute in south-central Pennsylvania....
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Toddler found on roof, while baby tried to climb out window

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities called to a three-story home found a 2-year-old boy on the roof and a 1-year-old trying to climb out a window to join him....
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Judge: Man won't be prosecuted for flag 'desecration'

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man won't be prosecuted for painting the letters "AIM" on an American flag that he then flew upside down on his house last year because the gesture amounts to constitutionally protected speech, a central Pennsylvania judge ruled....
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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:
97%
Postponing Motherhood:
2%
Fewer Teen Pregnancies:
1%
Total Votes: 41,025

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: 7,360

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