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Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

DENVER (AP) -- The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain - a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether the horrific details of the mass killing should be played out at his upcoming trial....
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Pakistan executes militants and bombards tribal areas

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan hanged two convicted militants Friday in the country's first executions in years, while warplanes and ground forces pounded insurgent hideouts in a northwest region bordering Afghanistan - part of a stepped-up response to the Taliban slaughter of scores of schoolchildren....
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Australian woman arrested in deaths of 8 children

SYDNEY (AP) -- An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. The children were found dead inside the woman's home....
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No word yet from Fidel amid historic US-Cuba shift

HAVANA (AP) -- Everyone in Cuba is talking about the abrupt turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro....
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Court lawyer: No new improprieties in email trove

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A lawyer hired by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to review thousands of emails between justices and the state attorney general's office, including some containing pornography, reported Friday that he found no improper discussion of cases....
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Resentencing ordered for Pa. man in niece's death

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A divided state Supreme Court has cleared the way for the resentencing of a northeast Pennsylvania man facing the death penalty in the molestation and strangulation of his 3-year-old niece....
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Former Philly businessman hit, killed in Florida

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A former Philadelphia businessman and his companion died after they were hit by a car as they crossed a Florida street....
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Jerry Sandusky is denied $4,900-a-month pension

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation....
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Cam shows 2nd hatched penguin at National Aviary

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Web camera has captured images of the second of two endangered African penguins hatching at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh....
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Mourners say officer killed in crash loved his job

LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) -- Emergency responders, Army reservists and law enforcement officials across the state paid tribute Friday to a police officer killed in the line of duty, remembering him as a joyful man enamored with public service and his job in particular....
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Pennsylvania jobless rate falls, hiring flattens

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's jobless rate has fallen to another post-recession low even as payrolls remain static and below pre-recession levels, according to employment figures released Friday....
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Man working on roof in Pittsburgh killed in fall

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say a man has died after falling from the roof of a home on which he was working in icy conditions....
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Officer disarms man firing AR-15, drawing praise

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's police commissioner says an officer showed "unbelievable restraint" in disarming a man firing off an AR-15 assault rifle on a city street....
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1 wounded in York police officer-involved shooting

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A south-central Pennsylvania police officer opened fire on a car as it raced toward him early Friday, causing non-life threatening injuries to a woman in the front passenger seat, state police said....
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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Sony Pictures did the right thing by canceling the release of the movie? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Congress should lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba?

Yes:
51%
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48%
Total Votes: 14,055

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