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Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's military said Thursday it was calling up another 16,000 reserves, a move that allows it to substantially widen its 23-day campaign against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip....
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Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday....
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Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's military said Thursday it was calling up another 16,000 reserves, a move that allows it to substantially widen its 23-day campaign against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip....
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AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can nonetheless be glimpsed....
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1 killed, 2 injured in Pennsylvania Turnpike crash

GLENMOORE, Pa. (AP) -- One person has been killed and two others have been injured after a driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Wallace Township....
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6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six Philadelphia narcotics officers have been indicted on charges they spent years shaking down drug dealers, using gangland tactics to rob them of cash and drugs, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday....
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NFL retirees lose round in concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected an attempt by seven former professional football players to intervene in a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million....
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Ex-university official won't be investigated

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office won't investigate a former state university official accused of sexually assaulting students several years ago because it's already defending the university in the students' civil lawsuit, state officials told the students' lawyer....
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Pennsylvania state police defend fitness test

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The head of the Pennsylvania State Police urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to withdraw a new lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminate against women....
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Ohio: 2nd fine levied against prison food vendor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee....
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Former education exec pleads guilty to theft

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The former executive director of a western Pennsylvania regional educational agency pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge that she used her work credit card for personal purchases....
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Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants....
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2 cleared in Steeler stabbing punished for fleeing

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two of three city men found not guilty in the stabbing and attempted carjacking of Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Mike Adams have been sentenced for fleeing prosecution....
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30 protesters arrested in union rallies at UPMC

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Thirty protesters were arrested Wednesday during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, organizers said....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you approve or disapprove of the President's handling of the situation between Israel and the Palestinians? <More Info>

Approve:
Disapprove:
Disapprove:
98%
Approve:
1%
Total Votes: 100

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled?

Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 7,572

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