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Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- He seemed lost, "didn't fit in," and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a homeless shelter, where he talked about wanting to go to Libya to get away from drugs but griped that he couldn't get a passport....
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NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday....
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Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- He seemed lost, "didn't fit in," and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a homeless shelter, where he talked about wanting to go to Libya to get away from drugs but griped that he couldn't get a passport....
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Ex-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder....
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2nd high school football season ended over hazing

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Officials at a high school in suburban Philadelphia have canceled the football team's remaining two games after they concluded rookie players were subjected to what the superintendent calls "humiliating" initiation rites....
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Feds end probe into fees paid to Pa. judge's wife

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Federal authorities in Philadelphia say they won't file charges after investigating referral fees paid by law firms to the wife of suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery....
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Jurors hear doctor's dying wife on 911 recording

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jurors heard from prosecution and defense attorneys - and then from the dying woman herself - as the homicide trial began Thursday for a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with poisoning his neurologist wife....
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Eric Frein lookalike: I've been stopped repeatedly

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania resident said he's been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for a man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life....
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Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body

Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma....
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Top prosecutor critical of state dropping case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's top prosecutor criticized the state attorney general Thursday for dropping a corruption sting and announced what he called "the first, but not the last" charges in the revived case....
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Hackenberg, captains regroup Penn St. amid losses

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's captains called the team together during an off week to address its two consecutive losses. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg says it helped steer the Nittany Lions in the right direction as it prepares to face Nov. 13 Ohio State....
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No bids for taxi medallions in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials say there were no bidders for new taxi medallions offered by the Philadelphia Parking Authority, and they suspect uncertainty surrounding the efforts of ride-sharing companies to enter the Pennsylvania market could be the reason....
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AG to prosecute abuse case against DA's boyfriend

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The state attorney general's office will handle the domestic violence case against the boyfriend of an assistant Allegheny County prosecutor who's handling the homicide trial of a medical researcher accused of poisoning his physician wife with cyanide....
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Rock attack victim overwhelmed on return to Ohio

UNIONTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- A middle school teacher from Ohio who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from a Pennsylvania highway overpass onto her vehicle said she was overwhelmed by family and friends who welcomed her home....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
With less than two weeks left before the election, which party would you like to take control of the Senate? <More Info>

Democrats:
Republicans:
Republicans:
67%
Democrats:
33%
Total Votes: 10,624

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think it's time Allegheny County Council members receive an increase in their 3-thousand dollar annual expense accounts?

No:
86%
Yes:
14%
Total Votes: 15,304

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