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Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas

GARLAND, Texas (AP) -- Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said....
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Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the devastating April earthquake, a top official said Monday....
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The Latest on Nepal: Foreign reconstruction help needed

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Iraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of IS

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa's hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patrol its bombed and battered streets....
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Brush fire risk high in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Temperatures in the 80s will make winter a distant memory. But the warmer weather comes with some risks....
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Casey to press for safer railcars

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Officials are pressing for safer railcars to reduce the risk of a potential oil train derailment on Pennsylvania's rail freight system....
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Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice

BOSTON (AP) -- Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their limit as they fought to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey....
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Summary of winter highway maintenance expenses

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Police: Man shot, killed in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the Kensington section of Philadelphia....
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Archdiocese needs time to study future of 5 churches

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's Roman Catholic archdiocese needs more time to study whether five Lower Northeast churches can remain open....
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Father wants to withdraw guilty plea for girl's rotten teeth

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania father who pleaded guilty after his daughter's teeth were found so rotten her life was endangered now says he didn't neglect his 6-year-old....
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Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher

TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss....
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Police: Crash that injured lawmaker may be DUI case

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A motorcycle crash on an eastern Pennsylvania interstate that injured a powerful state senator is being investigated as a possible case of driving under the influence, authorities said....
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Death penalty trial set for man in girlfriend's slaying

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Opening statements were expected Monday in the death penalty trial of a western Pennsylvania man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend more than three years ago....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you've heard, seen, or read do you agree with the decision to prosecute the six arresting officers in the death of Mr.Gray? <More Info>

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No:
62%
Not Sure:
24%
Yes:
13%
Total Votes: 1,579

Yesterday's Poll

Should the "door be closed" to the possibility of women becoming priests?

Yes:
61%
No:
39%
Total Votes: 1,283

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