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UNHCR: weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday, making it the worst such incident ever in the Mediterranean....
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Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison

CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first freely elected leader....
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UNHCR: weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday, making it the worst such incident ever in the Mediterranean....
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Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

JERUSALEM (AP) -- It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem....
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Philly police ID suspect in Easter Sunday strangulation

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say they've identified a Jamaican national living in a nearby community as a suspect in the Easter Sunday strangulation of a woman in West Philadelphia....
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Philadelphia Gas Works urged to replace aging pipelines

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Philadelphia Gas Works could borrow money or aggressively raise service rates to whittle down the 65-year timeline the city-owned utility is on to replace 2,000 miles of gas pipeline deemed to be risky, state regulators said in a report released Tuesday....
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday....
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Judge considers releasing video of officer-involved shooting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A decision about whether prosecutors can make public a video that authorities have said shows a Pennsylvania police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back is in the hands of a county judge after a brief hearing on Tuesday....
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Family of 3 rescued from Pittsburgh house fire

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Firefighters have rescued a family of three from a burning home in Pittsburgh's Beechview section....
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Ex-dentist gets prison for sex assault of drunk woman, 20

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former Pittsburgh-area dentist will spend three to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting a 20-year-old houseguest....
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DEP wants 'significant' Sunoco fine for drilling mud spills

FINLEYVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The state Department of Environmental Protection is negotiating a "significant" fine with Sunoco Pipeline for thousands of gallons of drilling clay that a subcontractor spilled into several western Pennsylvania creeks....
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Hearing set for guard charged with assaulting cuffed inmate

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A hearing was set to determine whether a Pennsylvania county jail guard will stand trial on charges he assaulted a handcuffed inmate by pushing him backward so hard that he hit his head and suffered a seizure....
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Man says he put rifle-toting statue near gas station

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man says he left a rifle-toting statute at a southern New Jersey gas station....
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Erie police: 6 boys attack woman, steal her wallet, flee

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Police in northwestern Pennsylvania say six boys ranging from 12 to 15 years old are facing charges after they ganged up on a woman, punched her in the face, then stole her wallet....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
How concerned are you of radicalization of Americans within the United States? <More Info>

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Very Concerned:
83%
Somewhat Concerned:
12%
Not Concerned:
6%
Total Votes: 12,478

Yesterday's Poll

Do you support or oppose the repeal of the 40-percent federal tax on estates, commonly referred to as the "death Tax"?

Support:
92%
Oppose:
8%
Total Votes: 40,776

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