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Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war....
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Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war....
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2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms....
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In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he'd been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly injured white duck....
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3-year-old girl killed in Philadelphia shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A 3-year-old girl who was sitting on her front porch getting her hair done was killed Friday night when a man opened fire during an argument, police and witnesses said. Three adults were injured....
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Iowa Democrats exploring ways to expand caucus

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats in Iowa are devising ways to expand access to their state's leadoff presidential caucuses, addressing concerns raised by Hillary Rodham Clinton following her disappointing finish in 2008....
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Third-party hopefuls abandon bids for Pa. governor

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The possibility of a third-party candidate crashing the gubernatorial race between Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf faded away Friday as two such hopefuls conceded they lacked enough voter support....
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Man gets 40-80 years in Pennsylvania murder case

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man convicted in the death of another man whose body was found in a sport utility vehicle at the bottom of a northeastern Pennsylvania ravine was sentenced Friday to 40 to 80 years in prison....
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Police: 1 man killed after Philly home invasion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a man after a home invasion in northeast Philadelphia....
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Ex-judge challenges validity of chambers' search

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A judge must now decide whether to toss out evidence in the trial of a former judge accused of stealing cocaine from evidence files....
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Pa. senator: Colo. trip included using marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania state senator said Friday he used marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to observe the state's legal marijuana industry in action....
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Do you think any advertiser's message should be allowed to appear on the former Bayer sign on Mt. Washington? <More Info>

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64%
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32%
Total Votes: 22

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you support or oppose the proposed EPA regulations to reduce carbon emissions?

Oppose:
70%
Support:
30%
Total Votes: 8,911

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