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AP Interview: Iraq premier says no foreign troops

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."...
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AP Interview: Iraq premier says no foreign troops

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."...
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Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Will the ayes have it, or will Scotland say naw thanks?...
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East Ukraine casualties rise as rebels reject deal

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Shelling in rebel-held parts of east Ukraine killed at least 12 civilians on Wednesday, as a top leader of pro-Russian rebels rejected Ukrainian legislation meant to end the unrest by granting self-rule to large swaths of the east....
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Police run down tips about trooper ambush suspect

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities hunting for a suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks chased down several mistaken sightings Wednesday as schools closed down and the public remained on edge....
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Audit to look into Education Department hirings

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's auditor general says his office will expand an audit of the Department of Education to look into the agency's oversight of advisers and consultants....
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State Supreme Court won't hear Jane Orie's appeal

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has refused to hear former state Sen. Jane Orie's appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and prison sentence....
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Social media sleuths aid gay couple beating probe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police searching for a group of suspects in the beating of a gay couple say they got an assist from social media users, and a defense lawyer said Wednesday that some of them were turning themselves in for questioning....
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High school stabbing suspect gets funeral furlough

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A 16-year-old boy charged with stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school has been granted a furlough to attend a funeral home visitation for his grandmother....
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Pa. Corrections Dept. to investigate health claims

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The state Department of Corrections and the union representing corrections officers are each conducting a health survey of present and former members who worked at four prisons built near coal ash disposal or coal mining sites....
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Separate trials denied in Philly building collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has denied a defense request for separate trials for two men charged in last year's Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people inside a thrift store....
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Pa. lawmaker's staffer pleads guilty in gun case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Pennsylvania congressman's press secretary pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor weapons charges, acknowledging that he accidentally carried an unloaded gun and ammunition into a Congressional office building in Washington....
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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Man pleads not guilty to selling heroin supplies

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded not guilty to selling materials used to dilute and package heroin out of a store he owns and his home while awaiting trial on charges that he helped two alleged members of a violent street gang traffic the drug....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on? <More Info>

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58%
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42%
Total Votes: 4,721

Yesterday's Poll

From what you've heard and read about this issue, do you think Scotland should become an independent nation?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 4,363

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