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Reelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flap

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel....
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Days before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecided

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for....
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Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian warplanes launched new airstrikes and troops went house-to-house Thursday in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, a day after Islamic State-linked militants set off the area's bloodiest fighting in decades in an unprecedented, coordinated attack....
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Boko Haram guns down 97 people praying in mosques in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram extremists gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in a northeast Nigerian town during the holy month of Ramadan, a government official and a self-defense fighter said Thursday....
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Pennsylvania backs off plan to change nursing home payments

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Wolf administration is backing off a proposal to restructure Medicaid payments to nursing homes that a trade association found would have rewarded 13 homes accused by Pennsylvania state prosecutors of failing to meet residents' most basic needs....
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Ex-church official housed at prison that pope plans to visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia prison that Pope Francis plans to visit during his U.S. trip houses a former church official jailed for his handling of priest sexual-abuse complaints....
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Wolf vetoes bills on liquor privatization, school funding

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a Republican-backed bill to privatize the state-controlled sales of wine and liquor on Thursday as well as two budget-related bills, two days after he rejected the main budget bill....
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Liriano lead Pirates to 8-4 win, sweep of Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- Francisco Liriano knows very well what the Detroit Tigers have done to him over the last five years....
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Planned highway closure in 2016 draws business complaints

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A planned three-month closure of a key central Pennsylvania highway next year is drawing flak from local businesses....
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Philadelphia legalizes Airbnb-type rentals before pope visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia has legalized and plans to tax Airbnb and other short-term rentals ahead of Pope Francis' visit in September and next year's Democratic National Convention....
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Court reinstates life, no parole sentence for murder convict

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An appeals court has reinstated a life sentence without parole for a 28-year-old western Pennsylvania man who was 17 when he killed a counselor while escaping from a juvenile detention center....
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Kane's twin sister sued by ex-boyfriend over $200,000 loan

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The twin sister of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane is being sued over a $200,000 loan by an FBI agent who was her boyfriend....
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Hero of marriage ruling honors early gay rights protesters

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Regina Sullivan started crying as she squeezed her arms around the man behind the latest gay rights milestone: Jim Obergefell, whose lawsuit led to the Supreme Court ruling making same-sex marriage the law of the land....
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Things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Port Authority's proposed charge of $5 for a Connect Card will discourage ridership? <More Info>

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Yes:
69%
No:
31%
Total Votes: 3,159

Yesterday's Poll

How likely are you to vote for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for president?

Unlikely:
71%
Likely:
23%
Not Sure:
5%
Total Votes: 6,553

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