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Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory....
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Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory....
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Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) -- As fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday managed to reach the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time since it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago....
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S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The president of Sierra Leone declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis blamed for nearly 700 deaths deepened across West Africa, vowing to quarantine sick patients at home and conduct house-to-house searches for others who may have been exposed....
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Judge rejects suit by Pa. teacher fired over blog

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired two years ago over a blog in which she called students "disengaged, lazy whiners."...
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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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Police: 2 suspects shot by Philly officers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say two men were shot during separate confrontations with Philadelphia police officers less than an hour apart in different parts of the city....
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Pennsylvania exit named for deputy killed in chase

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An Interstate 79 exit in southwestern Pennsylvania has been named for a West Virginia sheriff's deputy who died in a chase nearby more than two years ago....
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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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Customer unaccounted for in Pennsylvania bar fire

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Emergency crews say a customer remained unaccounted for the morning after a grease fire spread and destroyed a restaurant and lounge in western Pennsylvania....
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2 days of EPA coal pollution hearings set to begin

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two days of public hearings were set to begin in Pittsburgh on stricter pollution rules for coal-burning power plants proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency....
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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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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:
74%
Approve:
26%
Total Votes: 7,052

Yesterday's 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: 7,573

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