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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump....
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Peru's new president sworn in surrounded by Ivy League aides

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Pedro Pablo Kuczynski assumes Peru's presidency Thursday with a Cabinet that shares his Ivy League, pro-business pedigree - a reliance on technocrats that could become a liability as he deals with an unfriendly congress and a resurgent left....
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Turkey, once touted as regional model, is mired in tension

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa....
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Trump dings both Clintons in rollicking press conference

MIAMI (AP) -- Donald Trump made an extraordinary plea for Russia to help find Hillary Clinton's missing emails - but he hardly stopped there in a scattershot news conference Wednesday that doubled as counter-programming to the ongoing Democratic National Convention....
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Actors, delegates protest on quiet Day 3 of Dem convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Actors and delegates took center stage in smaller and more subdued protests by Bernie Sanders supporters on a mostly quiet Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention....
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McGinty gets on biggest stage in Pennsylvania US Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Party officials are giving Katie McGinty another big gift, in addition to millions of dollars in campaign help....
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Supreme Court takes judge retirement age referendum case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court said Wednesday it will decide whether the Legislature acted properly in April when it pulled a constitutional amendment on judicial retirement age from the primary ballot to have it rewritten....
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Veteran protesters mix with newcomers outside convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- For some of the protesters outside the Democratic convention this week, the demonstrations in Philadelphia are the latest in a lifetime of political activism. For others, they're a first....
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Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change-maker' hailed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House - this time from the West Wing....
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US Coast Guard's Buffalo sector getting a new commander

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard station in Buffalo is getting a new commander as the current one heads into retirement....
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Mall guard accidentally shoots another guard in buttocks

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a security guard at a mall in the Pittsburgh suburbs accidentally shot another guard in the buttocks while loading his personal weapon....
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Church official seeks bail after high court nixes conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia church official imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints is seeking bail after Pennsylvania's highest court granted him a new trial....
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Hospital network paying $2.5M to settle overbilling claims

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has paid $2.5 million to settle some claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit accusing the hospital network of overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery....
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A new threat in fight against overdoses: Elephant sedative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's heroin troubles, is suspected in spates of overdoses in several states, where authorities say they've found it mixed with or passed off as heroin....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
To help mitigate future toll increases should the legislature cut the amount paid to PennDOT by the Turnpike Authority? <More Info>

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Yes
100%
Total Votes: 14

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Which concerns you most about the exposed DNC emails; that Russia may have played a role, or apparent party favoritism shown Hillary Clinton during the primaries?

Clinton Favortism
92%
Russian Role
8%
Total Votes: 15,183

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