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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war so far....
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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war so far....
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Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Shelling in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine has hit a home for the elderly, a school and multiple homes, adding to a rapidly growing civilian death toll Tuesday....
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US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy, with EU ambassadors meeting on Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions....
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida....
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5 Pa. reps ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Five Pennsylvania congressmen are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Opponents, supporters to discuss clean air rules

DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver....
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Housing police: Naked women slashes 3 in melee

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Allegheny County Housing Authority police were trying to identify a naked woman who allegedly slashed or stabbed three other women in an apparent lovers' quarrel at a public housing complex....
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2 arraigned, denied bail in deadly Pa. carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men accused of carjacking a woman in north Philadelphia and plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, have been ordered held without bail....
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DPW: Man didn't declare gas royalties for welfare

IRWIN, Pa. (AP) -- The state Department of Public Welfare says a western Pennsylvania man didn't declare $206,000 in natural gas royalties he received last year when he filled out a form to receive food stamps and help with his heating bill....
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Intervening neighbor's death now ruled homicide

TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) -- The Allegheny County medical examiner says a neighbor who died after he intervened in a fight between a couple next door is the victim of homicide....
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Forecast ominously dry for Pennsylvania Rain Day

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) -- It's a good thing that Waynesburg officials celebrate Rain Day rain or shine. Because the National Weather Service says it may not rain on the southwestern Pennsylvania borough for one of the few times in recent history....
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Potatoes for prison discarded after maggots found

MUNISING, Mich. (AP) -- Officials discarded more than 4,000 pounds of potatoes at Alger Correctional Facility in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after maggots were found in a shipment from a food supplier....
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Ruling: Standoff suspect not entitled to rights

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- An appeals court says a central Pennsylvania police officer wasn't entitled to have his rights read to him before he spoke to fellow officers who had surrounded his home during a standoff two years ago....
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