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Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule....
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N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported in the reclusive country, or anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter....
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Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule....
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Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps....
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Police designate safe zone for online purchases

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) -- In an effort to increase safety with online purchases, a suburban Philadelphia police department has announced that it is providing safe zones for completing transactions....
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Philly upping hate crime law after same-sex attack

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's city council has passed a bill authorizing added penalties for gender identity and sexual orientation hate crimes that aren't covered under state law....
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Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper....
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Severed arm grabs spotlight at Civil War museum

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- A well-preserved human forearm purportedly found shortly after the 1862 Battle of Antietam is grabbing the Halloween spotlight at the National Museum of Civil War History in Frederick....
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A look at claims in Pennsylvania's governor race

Some of the most prominent claims being made in the race for Pennsylvania governor between Republican incumbent Tom Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf, and a look at the facts behind them....
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Alabama pastor: College official touched me, too

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Baptist minister in Alabama said Thursday that he was inappropriately touched by a man now accused of sexually assaulting students at a state university in northeastern Pennsylvania....
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Hall of fame for mustaches? Why not?

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock `n' roll, so why shouldn't those with a hairy upper lip get their just rewards?...
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2 sites dropped from list of Great Lakes hot spots

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Two waterways in Michigan have been removed from a list of highly contaminated sites around the Great Lakes, progress in the effort to restore toxic hot spots left over from the region's early manufacturing era, federal officials said Thursday....
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Pa. coroner auctioning off guns used in suicides

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths....
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Pa. lawmaker gets house arrest for corruption plea

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania lawmaker will avoid jail time with a felony plea that includes $200,000 in restitution to the state Senate for misusing her office....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think state supreme court justices should be appointed by the governor or elected by the people? <More Info>

Appointed:
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67%
Appointed:
33%
Total Votes: 7,652

Yesterday's Poll

With less than a week to go until the midterm elections, will the president's leadership and agenda influence your vote?

Yes:
64%
No:
36%
Total Votes: 13,473

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