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US economy shrank in winter but staging a spring rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit....
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National & World News

Blatter's future as president at stake in FIFA election

ZURICH (AP) -- The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's 111-year history....
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Muhammadu Buhari takes over Nigeria in crisis

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing, singing praises and releasing white doves as Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls, became their president....
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Suicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Saudi, killing 4

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in as many weeks claimed by the Islamic State group....
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Local News

5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday....
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Prosecutor: Boy, 15, accused of sexual assault in school

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A 15-year-old boy is being charged with sexually assaulting a girl in the basement of an eastern Pennsylvania high school....
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Night watchman gets 9 to 18 years for raping woman in church

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- A night watchman who raped a woman in an eastern Pennsylvania church after letting her take refuge there after she missed a bus will spend nine to 18 months in prison....
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Pennsylvania man to trial on charges in rape with stun gun

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who allegedly told police he remembers raping a woman but not first using a stun gun on her has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he did both....
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Autopsy set on missing man found dead near Pittsburgh tracks

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An autopsy was set on the body of a man who went missing after Wednesday afternoon's Pittsburgh Pirates game only to be found dead a day later near some railroad tracks....
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Man gets prison for rape of girl seen on flea market tablet

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who stored images of himself raping an 8-year-old girl on a computer tablet that he later sold at a flea market will spend 15 to 30 years in state prison for the sex acts....
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1 person reported dead in western Pennsylvania house fire

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- One person has been found dead in a house fire in rural western Pennsylvania....
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Cause of death, fire still under investigation in Greene Co.

BRAVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities were still trying to determine what caused a house fire in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, and exactly what killed the woman found dead in the blaze....
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1 dead, 3 wounded in Chester shooting

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Police are looking for suspects in a shooting that left one person dead and three others wounded in Chester....
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Philadelphia port inspectors find stink bug in pineapples

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Inspectors have found a new pest in a shipment of pineapples at a Philadelphia port....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the Obama Administration request Qater to extend the monitoring and travel ban of the five Guantanamo detainees released last year? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
99%
No:
1%
Total Votes: 4,803

Yesterday's Poll

What is the likelihood that you'd vote for former Senator Rick Santorum for President?

Unlikely:
52%
Likely:
39%
Not Sure:
9%
Total Votes: 10,272

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