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Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5 year prison term

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5 year prison term

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

MOSCOW (AP) -- Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday....
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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

GENEVA (AP) -- A top World Health Organization official says the hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data about whether they are safe by December - and they could be in experimental field use by January....
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Schools closed in ambush suspect search area

SWIFTWATER, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania school district is closed after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush....
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Retired Philadelphia officer fatally shot in Va.

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) -- A woman fatally shot in her home in southeastern Virginia has been identified as a retired Philadelphia police officer....
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Court justice suspended over role in porn scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general's office....
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Nobel laureate to be honored in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- When Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls' education, she will do so as the world's youngest Nobel laureate....
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Jury selection set for doc's cyanide killing trial

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jury selection was scheduled to begin in the trial of a Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with fatally poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide....
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Man ordered to pay slain wife's funeral expenses

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man serving a life term in the strangulation murder of his wife has been ordered to pay her family more than $14,000 to compensate them for her funeral expenses....
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Sears to shutter 5 Pennsylvania stores

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Sears is closing five Pennsylvania stores in January....
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Fire that killed 6 began downstairs; cause unclear

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A house fire that killed four children, their mother and their stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remained unclear, a public safety official said Monday....
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Wolf reports $1.3M in 2013 income

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported $1.3 million in adjusted gross income in 2013, according to two pages of his 2013 tax return he released after the six-month extension period expired last week....
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Man admits killing 95-year-old, demanding sex

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty to fatally injuring a 95-year-old woman after demanding sex from her during a break-in....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is? <More Info>

Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
Leave Law as is:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
57%
Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
28%
Leave Law as is:
15%
Total Votes: 7,044

Yesterday's Poll

With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high?

Yes:
51%
No:
49%
Total Votes: 6,666

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