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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a federal prosecutor said Monday. A machete and two hatchets also were found....
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Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch has kidnapped a French citizen and announced on Monday that it will kill him unless France ends its participation in air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq....
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Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists....
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Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops

BAGHDAD (AP) -- A wave of suicide bombings by Islamic State militants in western Iraq has killed 40 soldiers amid waning efforts by security forces to retake territory from the Sunni extremist group, a senior Iraqi commander said Monday....
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Private team to replace 558 state bridges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is poised to pick a team from the private sector that will replace hundreds of deficient state bridges....
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New Pittsburgh mayor's budget includes tax hike

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's first proposed budget includes a half-mill property tax increase that will cost homeowners about $40 for each $100,000 their property is worth. That factors in discounts including homestead exemptions....
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Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail....
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DA to seek death penalty in pregnant woman's death

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor will pursue the death penalty against a western Pennsylvania man jailed on charges that he killed his pregnant girlfriend and her baby....
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Chief supports charges over gay couple's injuries

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey believes that at least some people should be charged in a high-profile altercation that left two gay men injured....
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Engineers call for national approach to flooding

An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U.S. has not fully heeded lessons from Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy....
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Ex-investigator sues Human Relations Commission

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former investigator has sued the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, saying she was forced to quit the agency because of harassment and the failure to accommodate her health issues....
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Explosion at steel plant kills 1, injures 2 others

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities say an explosion at a U.S. Steel plant near Birmingham killed one worker and severely injured two others....
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New Jersey firm moving to Philadelphia

MARLTON, N.J. (AP) -- A southern New Jersey firm that manages construction projects around the world is planning to move its headquarters to Philadelphia in the latest move in a battle between New Jersey and Pennsylvania for businesses....
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Investor sues over Education Management stock drop

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An investor has filed a federal lawsuit seeking class-action status against Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. seeking to recoup losses resulting from the for-profit college company's ongoing run-ins with federal regulators....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools? <More Info>

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72%
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28%
Total Votes: 7,775

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the Nigerian human rights lawyer who says terrorism has spread because the Obama Administration has downplayed religion in its foreign policy?

Yes:
86%
No:
14%
Total Votes: 10,184

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