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Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

BOSTON (AP) -- Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family said....
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Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting....
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Afghan candidate pulls out of election audit

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- One of two men vying to become the president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled his observers Wednesday from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud in a move that throws the already contentious election into further crisis....
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Govt-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Separatist rebels shelled a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, raising fears they are launching a counter-offensive on government-held parts of the region, one day after the leaders of Ukraine and Russia met to discuss the escalating crisis....
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Bound bodies of 2 men found in Pa. river; 3rd hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say the bound bodies of two men have been found in a Philadelphia river and a third man who was stabbed is being treated at a hospital....
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Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Taney Dragons are getting the champion's treatment as the city of Philadelphia hosts a parade honoring the team's appearance in the Little League World Series....
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3 struck by vehicle near Allentown Fair

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Two children and their grandfather are injured after being struck by a vehicle near the Great Allentown Fair....
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2 arrested in slaying of Pa. man in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) -- Ocean City Police have charged two men in the slaying of a Pennsylvania man....
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Police: 2 Molotov cocktails left in W. Pa. garage

OIL CITY, Pa. (AP) -- Police say someone left two Molotov cocktails in the garage of a rural western Pennsylvania home....
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Hancock County passes public smoking ban

NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. (AP) -- Smoking is no longer allowed in public places in Hancock County, despite the objections of some who worried a ban would set back the area's casino industry....
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Doctor describes girl's injuries after abduction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 5-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia classroom suffered severe physical injuries from a sexual assault that required surgery, a doctor testified Tuesday....
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Couple plead guilty in man's Craigslist killing

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A newlywed couple charged in the stabbing death of a stranger they lured through a Craigslist ad offering companionship pleaded guilty to murder on Tuesday and face mandatory sentences of life without parole....
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Feds: Stolen gun was used to kill NYC violinist

WESTFIELD, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal authorities say two homeless men used a stolen gun to kill a New York City orchestra violinist after gaining entry to her western New York summer home by telling her they had run out of gas....
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Kindergartener brings loaded gun to school

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- Police and school officials say a kindergarten student brought a loaded gun to a Pittsburgh-area school....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think inversions are good or bad for the U.S. economy? <More Info>

Good for Economy:
Bad for Economy:
Good for Economy:
54%
Bad for Economy:
46%
Total Votes: 6,230

Yesterday's Poll

Is offering cash prizes to lure people to vote a good idea?

No:
98%
Yes:
2%
Total Votes: 11,302

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