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Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown....
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In Britain, US turkey dinner is big for business

LONDON (AP) -- Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts....
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Hong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear site

HONG KONG (AP) -- Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony....
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Freighter with 700 migrants being towed to Crete

IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) -- Local authorities and Red Cross volunteers on Crete were racing Wednesday to prepare shelter and food for hundreds of immigrants on a crippled freighter being slowly towed to safety by a Greek navy frigate, a rescue effort hampered by gale-force winds and high waves....
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Ex-Pa. judge disbarred after prison term for fraud

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A former northeast Pennsylvania judge who served 30 months in prison for fraud has been banned from practicing law....
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PennDOT warns against travel on I-81 during storm

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is urging holiday drivers to avoid Interstate 81 as a storm that's bringing up to a foot of heavy, wet snow descends on the region....
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Police: 'Fake' doctor jailed in hotel stay scheme

FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a Michigan man has been jailed on charges he stayed at a posh southwestern Pennsylvania resort by pretending to be a doctor....
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Some schools, Pa. offices close ahead of snowfall

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- State workers and teachers across a swath of central and northeastern Pennsylvania are staying home as cold rain changes over to snow....
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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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DEP awaiting tests for 'cat urine' smell in city

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- State environmental officials don't believe a "cat urine" smell plaguing part of one western Pennsylvania city is harmful, but neither do they yet know what's causing it....
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Embattled Pa. police chief gets $200,000 to leave

BRENTWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh suburb is paying its embattled police chief nearly $200,000 to retire....
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Man gets 2 life sentences in killing of Pa. couple

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A man convicted last month in the drug-related slaying of a western Pennsylvania couple has been formally sentenced to consecutive life terms plus an extra 27 to 54 years in prison....
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Paralyzed man pushing DA for retrial decision

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys for a young black man paralyzed by a Pittsburgh officer say his life is being endangered by a prosecutor's delay in deciding whether to retry the man on some counts stemming from the traffic stop during which he was wounded....
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Police: Man extorted $13K to not reveal affair

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that he extorted $13,000 from another man in exchange for not telling the alleged victim's wife that he was having an affair....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the St Louis grand jury's decision? <More Info>

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Yes:
94%
No:
6%
Total Votes: 7,624

Yesterday's Poll

Is President Obama's immigration plan based on prosecutorial discretion or Presidential overreach?

Presidential Overreach:
88%
Prosecutorial Discretion:
12%
Total Votes: 25,408

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