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292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters. At least three people were confirmed dead and 55 injured....
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Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors....
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292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters. At least three people were confirmed dead and 55 injured....
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Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- A column of armored personnel carriers flying Russian flags drove into a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russia demonstrators on Wednesday. Some of the troops aboard said they were Ukrainian soldiers who had switched allegiance....
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Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area high school is to resume classes one week after a student stabbed 21 others and a security guard, leaving four students still hospitalized....
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Another GOP lawmaker backs drilling industry tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Another Republican state lawmaker in the Republican-controlled Legislature is lining up behind a proposal to impose a new tax on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry....
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Union PAC donations, not names, ordered released

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's open records agency has ruled that the state government must disclose the amounts of donations to political action committees that are taken directly out of public-sector union workers' paychecks, but it does not have to make the donors' names public....
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Philly's 13th St. brings good luck to great food

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tourism officials will tell you the restaurant-rich area at the heart of downtown is called Midtown Village, but that moniker hasn't entirely caught on with the locals....
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Judge keeps GOP opponent to Gov. Corbett on ballot

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The lone Republican running against Gov. Tom Corbett in next month's primary election won a court decision Tuesday that lets him stay on the ballot....
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Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania....
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Obama, Biden to visit western Pa. college

OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) -- The president and vice president will be in western Pennsylvania on Wednesday to talk about job training....
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Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Google vice president will become the new dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science....
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NW Pa. DA reviews statements in student's death

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A northwestern Pennsylvania prosecutor is reviewing video statements and other material in the shooting death of a college student over the weekend, which officials say appears to have been accidental....
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Pa. man ordered to trial in fatal road rage case

NANTICOKE, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial in what authorities characterize as the road rage death of a pedestrian....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Social Security Administration's policy of seizing tax refunds to repay decades-old Social Security overpayments is fair? <More Info>

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53%
Yes:
47%
Total Votes: 2,316

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think public shaming court sentences are are fair?

Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 3,192

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