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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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W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities....
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Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

CAIRO (AP) -- Islamic hard-line militias are claiming to have taken control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after defeating army units, taking over military barracks and seizing tanks, rockets and hundreds of boxes of ammunition....
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AG charges PennDOT contractor with theft of $3.6M

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is charging a PennDOT contractor and consultant in the theft of $3.6 million in taxpayers' money....
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Judge rejects suit by teacher fired over blog

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge dismissed a lawsuit by a former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired two years ago for writing on her blog about students who were "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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Sudan woman who faced death over faith heads to US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned, left Europe on Thursday for the United States, where she will make her new home....
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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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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: 7,122

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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