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Islamic State group recruits, exploits children

BEIRUT (AP) -- Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police....
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US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster....
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Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people, officials said....
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Islamic State group recruits, exploits children

BEIRUT (AP) -- Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police....
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A rising star, Kane now beset by battles, probe

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- When Kathleen Kane ran for Pennsylvania attorney general, she campaigned as a corruption-buster who would be independent of Gov. Tom Corbett and find out why it took more than three years to investigate Jerry Sandusky....
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Top Pa. officials' salaries grow with inflation

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- No one at the state Capitol has advocated pay raises for hundreds of Pennsylvania's top elected and appointed officials since the 2005 debacle that enraged voters and ultimately cost two dozen legislators and a Supreme Court justice their seats....
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Yale student from Philadelphia a Rhodes Scholar

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Philadelphia man pursuing a degree in African American Studies and Political Science at Yale has been named one of 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholars....
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Pennsylvania man jailed in fatal phone shooting

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that fatally shot an Ohio woman during a drug-related argument over his cellphone....
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Cops: Philadelphia officer hit by fleeing vehicle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a Philadelphia officer responding to a report of a person with a gun has been hit by a vehicle....
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Police: Burglars take money, video system from bar

WINDBER, Pa. (AP) -- State police have been trying to figure out who broke into a western Pennsylvania bar, but they won't be able to check its video surveillance system for clues....
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Philly officer struck by fleeing suspect's car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say an officer was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a suspect's fleeing vehicle....
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Massachusetts man wins Philadelphia marathon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Massachusetts man who won in 2010 has returned to win the Philadelphia Gore-Tex marathon....
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City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

READING, Pa. (AP) -- A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly....
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Plans to sell closed western Pa. prison hit snag

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) -- Plans to sell off a closed state prison near Altoona are running into difficulty over the sales price and other issues....
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how would you rate the job being done by the U.S. Postal Service? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Will free parking at 11 garages entice you to Christmas shop in Downtown Pittsburgh?

Yes:
55%
No:
45%
Total Votes: 20,777

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