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'Number of fatalities' in Texas balloon crash; toll unclear

LOCKHART, Texas (AP) -- A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life."...
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Wizard magic: JK Rowling hopes Harry Potter play goes global


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Pope urges clergy to go into the world, tend to the needy

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- Pope Francis encouraged Catholic priests and nuns to leave their comfort zones and tend to the needy as he celebrated a Mass on Saturday in a Polish church dedicated to St. John Paul II, the Polish pontiff whose staunch defense of workers' rights in the 1970s and '80s challenged his nation's then-Communist rulers....
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Putin tests West's sanctions resolve on visit to Slovenia

VRSIC, Slovenia (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone Saturday on a visit to Slovenia, shaking hands and honoring dead soldiers as he tested Western resolve in maintaining crippling sanctions against the Kremlin for its role in Ukraine....
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45-foot ship to tell story of the American Revolution

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Visitors to the birthplace of America can soon climb aboard a life-size Revolutionary era privateer ship in the heart of the city's historic district, while staying firmly planted on land....
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Mayor says DNC showcased Philadelphians as fun and friendly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's mayor says the Democratic National Convention allowed the city to showcase its fun and friendly side....
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Convention over, Clinton faces hacking, Trump criticism

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Giddy if exhausted, Hillary Clinton embarked on a post-convention Rust Belt bus tour just hours after becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party. The celebratory mood quickly evaporated amid fresh revelations that hackers had breached a program used by her campaign and Republican nominee Donald Trump promised to sharpen his barbs....
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2 charged in shots fired at central Pennsylvania officers

COLUMBIA, Pa. (AP) -- Two suspects face multiple charges of attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer in connection with shots fired - some of them at officers - in central Pennsylvania, authorities said....
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Teen ordered to trial in woman's stabbing death in alley

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A teenager has been ordered to stand trial in the stabbing death of a woman in a northeastern Pennsylvania alley....
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Death of man, 72, attacked near home ruled homicide

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the death of a man attacked a few blocks away from his western Pennsylvania home has been ruled a homicide....
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Fire crews called to old Pittsburgh Macy's building

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Firefighters in western Pennsylvania have been called to a blaze reported at the former Macy's building in downtown Pittsburgh....
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Kane to decide at trial whether to testify in own defense

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's top prosecutor says she'll decide at her own criminal trial next month whether to testify in her own defense....
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State pact with Hershey Trust would limit member pay, terms

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State regulators and a $12 billion trust established by the founder of chocolate maker Hershey to educate poor children have announced a deal to revamp the trust's board and change its operating rules following reports about its lavish spending....
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States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist

URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who do you think will win the 2016 Presidential election? <More Info>

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Third Party Candidate
Hillary Clinton
45%
Donald Trump
42%
Third Party Candidate
13%
Total Votes: 15,114

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Pittsburgh Police Chief violated municipal code when speaking to the DNC while in uniform?

Yes
81%
No
19%
Total Votes: 15,149

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