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Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers....
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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday....
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Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers....
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Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people....
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Judge nixes deal in batch of NFL concussion cases

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge in Philadelphia has declined to approve deals for another batch of retired players suing the NFL over concussion-linked claims....
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Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives....
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Challenge to Corbett's GOP foe goes to high court

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Republican Party-backed effort to disqualify the lone primary challenger to Gov. Tom Corbett is headed to the state Supreme Court....
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DEA announces major drug bust in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities in New York say they've arrested three suspects in a major drug bust....
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DA to drop charge for student who videoed bullies

MORGAN, Pa. (AP) -- The Allegheny County district attorney will drop a disorderly conduct conviction being appealed by a high school student who recorded others who bullied him....
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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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Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife, an important forage species, according to a scientific report released Wednesday....
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Shell holds meeting on Pennsylvania plant proposal

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- A plan to build a huge new petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania is making progress, Shell Oil Co. officials said Wednesday - but there's still no guarantee the multi-billion dollar project will actually be constructed....
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1st grader cuts seats, threatens girl with knife

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania first-grader has been moved to an alternative school for slashing school bus seats with a knife and making a girl feel threatened with the weapon....
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Emergency managers challenged to educate public

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Two of the country's top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Social Security Administration's policy of seizing tax refunds to repay decades-old Social Security overpayments is fair? <More Info>

Yes:
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54%
Yes:
46%
Total Votes: 5,017

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think public shaming court sentences are are fair?

Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 3,193

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