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SKorea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher

JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim task of recovery soon. But the work was reaching a new, more complicated phase, with an official saying divers must now rip through cabin walls to retrieve more victims....
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Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday agreed to form a unity government and hold new elections, making a new attempt to overcome a seven-year split that has left them divided between two governments....
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FM vows response if Russians attacked in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday promised a firm response if its citizens or interests come under attack in Ukraine - a vow that came after Ukraine announced a renewal of its "anti-terror" campaign against those occupying buildings in its troubled east....
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Captain who left doomed ferry had 40 years at sea

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- A colleague calls Capt. Lee Joon-seok the nicest person on the ship. With more than 40 years' experience at sea, Lee could speak with eloquence about the romance and danger of a life spent on ships....
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Restaurant plans new statue of Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the school....
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DA says ID theft scheme cost US Treasury $10M

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A federal prosecutor in Pennsylvania says a massive ID theft and fake tax return scheme cost the U.S. Treasury an estimated $10 million....
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3 charged with sending chemical equipment to Syria

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- U.S. prosecutors have charged a Pennsylvania man and two foreign citizens with conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and other lab equipment to Syria....
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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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Deliveryman shot by police may have feared robbery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a pizza deliveryman shot and wounded by plainclothes officers may have mistaken them for robbers....
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Council hears pro, con testimony on parks drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- County council members heard testimony for and against a proposal to drill for natural gas under a Pittsburgh-area park, with supporters touting the economic benefits and opponents worried about environmental damage....
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Pa. township, firm settle suit over seismic tests

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania township has settled a lawsuit over seismic testing following a federal judge's ruling that it couldn't interfere with a Texas company using public roads for the tests....
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Man accused of painting swastikas on building

WEST AMWELL, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of painting swastikas and curse words on a building in New Jersey....
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Schwartz ad highlights her role in health care law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz is airing a new TV campaign commercial that aggressively touts her involvement in President Barack Obama's signature health care law....
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Rutgers names new chancellor for Camden campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- The dean of the University of Maryland's law school has been named the new chancellor for Rutgers University's Camden campus....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,056

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Administration decision to delay the pipeline indefinitely was due to environmental concerns or politically motivated concerns?

Political Concerns:
82%
Environmental Concerns:
18%
Total Votes: 9,049

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