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Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday and declared an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity....
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Obama: US re-establishing relations with Cuba

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday and declared an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity....
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After 53 years, time is right for US and Cuba

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- After 53 years of hostility between the United States and Cuba, the timing to make amends was perfect for both governments....
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Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on his midterm and hoped to become a pilot. A 13-year-old wanted to become a doctor. Another kid just loved playing video games with his cousins....
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High court sends teen killer back to death row

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has reinstated the death sentence of a man who killed a church deacon as a teenager and later said the victim sexually abused him....
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Ex-Marines: Man who killed 6 argued with ex-wife

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Former Marines who served with a Pennsylvania man who killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives before committing suicide said he fought constantly with his wife during the time they knew him....
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New charges in sting set off criticism of Kane

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- New corruption charges against two state lawmakers stemming from an undercover sting set off criticism of Attorney General Kathleen Kane over her refusal to prosecute the case....
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Defense lawyers march to protest police killings

NEW YORK (AP) -- Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere protested the criminal justice system's handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins Wednesday....
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Audit: Finances put Cheyney U.'s future in doubt

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's auditor general says the future of the nation's first historically black university is in doubt amid rising debt and falling revenue and enrollment....
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10 charged in PennDOT overbilling, kickback probe

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania prosecutors said Wednesday 10 people connected to Pennsylvania's highway department faced charges related to an alleged scheme to overbill and generate kickbacks through a system that thrived on cronyism....
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Scaife children to file next month in trust beef

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge has given the children of late billionaire newspaper publisher Richard Mellon Scaife until Jan. 16 to file documents in their quest to have trustees detail how money was spent from a $210 million trust their father controlled....
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3 in custody, gun found at Philadelphia school

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- At least three people are in custody at a Philadelphia high school where officers recovered a handgun from a trash can....
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Helper pleads guilty in failed love-triangle plot

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty in a failed love-triangle murder plot last Christmas Eve....
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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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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with City Councilman Burgess's proposal that would prohibit the Bureau of Police from acquiring military equipment or weaponry from the Department of Defense? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
65%
Yes:
35%
Total Votes: 10,398

Yesterday's Poll

Should the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle be held responsible in the death of 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School?

No:
78%
Yes:
22%
Total Votes: 25,302

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