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Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in a deadly 2005 hotel bombing for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group, a government spokesman said Wednesday....
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Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner involved in a deadly 2005 hotel bombing for a Jordanian pilot captured in December by extremists from the Islamic State group, a government spokesman said Wednesday....
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Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, causing casualties

SHEAR YASHUV, Israel (AP) -- A missile fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, an apparent retaliation for a deadly airstrike attributed to Israel that killed six Hezbollah fighters in Syria earlier this month....
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Litvinenko inquiry: Radioactive body posed autopsy hazard

LONDON (AP) -- The body of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was so radioactive that his post-mortem was "one of the most dangerous" ever undertaken, a pathologist said Wednesday....
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

BOSTON (AP) -- New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury questioned whether forecasts were overblown....
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How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast as of Wednesday after a massive winter storm and the National Weather Service's forecast snow totals as of Monday night:...
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Single mom who lost job jailed in bomb threat bank heist

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) -- A single mother who told police she recently lost her job has been jailed on charges she tried to rob $40,000 from a bank Pittsburg-area by claiming to have a bomb in her car at a drive-thru teller window....
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Mysterious powder sent to central Pennsylvania county office

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Officials in a central Pennsylvania county say they want criminal charges filed against a person they say sent a mysterious powder along with a property reassessment form....
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Horses rescued from frigid central Pennsylvania pool

BOALSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters rescued two horses that fell into a frigid in-ground swimming pool in central Pennsylvania....
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Residents jump to safety as fire hits Philly-area apartments

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A mother and her daughters jumped to safety and several other residents were rescued as an early morning fire ripped through a suburban Philadelphia apartment building....
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DNC visits Philadelphia as decision on 2016 convention nears

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A delegation from the Democratic National Committee is visiting Philadelphia on Wednesday as it nears a decision on which city should host its 2016 convention....
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People across the Northeast US deal with snowstorm

The snowstorm that pounded some areas of the Northeast and barely skimmed others left some residents battling drifts , while others found themselves surprised and a little disappointed by the less-than-predicted amount of white stuff. Some took advantage of the storm-abandoned New York City streets to have a little fun....
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Grounds laid out for death penalty in trooper ambush case

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania prosecutor formally notified a court on Tuesday he is seeking the death penalty for the survivalist accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another in a barracks ambush in September....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Governor Corbett's appointment during his last week in office should be allowed to remain head of the State Office of Open Records? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
63%
No:
37%
Total Votes: 12,088

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Congress should approve the president's request for a $3 billion contribution to the Green Climate Fund?

No:
82%
Yes:
18%
Total Votes: 28,965

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