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AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found....
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AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio's filth

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Athletes in next year's Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found....
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5 things to know about filthy water awaiting Rio Olympians

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The Associated Press commissioned a study of the virus and bacteria levels in the waters where Olympic athletes will compete next year in Rio de Janeiro. The testing found dangerously high levels of pathogens from human sewage waste....
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Afghan Taliban confirm Mullah Omar's death, choose successor

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan's Taliban on Thursday confirmed the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, who led the group's self-styled Islamic emirate in the 1990s, sheltered al-Qaida through the 9/11 attacks and led a 14-year insurgency against U.S. and NATO troops....
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Lawsuit filed over mass shooting at township building

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- The widow of one of three people killed in a shooting at a municipal building has filed a federal lawsuit against township officials and a county sheriff....
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3 plead guilty to charges stemming from 4-state heroin ring

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) -- Three people have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a multistate heroin trafficking operation....
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Woman hurt in high-speed chase, crash at federal building

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A woman is hospitalized after a high-speed chase that ended in a crash outside a Pittsburgh federal building....
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Suspect in Cape Cod camp child abuse case withdraws plea

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man charged with sexually abusing three boys at a Christian summer camp on Cape Cod has withdrawn his guilty plea and now faces trial....
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Police: Drag racing crash kills 3, injures 1 in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say an apparent drag-racing crash in Philadelphia has left three people dead, one person in critical condition and a car split in half....
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Mob associate sentenced for racketeering

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced a mob associate to 30 years in prison for his role in the hostile takeover of a publicly-held company in Texas....
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Heat warning remains for Philadelphia, suburbs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thunderstorms could briefly cool things down as hazy, hot and humid conditions persist throughout Philadelphia and its suburbs....
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SEPTA to make repairs to trolley tunnel

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- SEPTA is set to make repairs to the Center City tunnel over 16 days....
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Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his son's student loans and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a Porsche his TV anchor wife never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against him....
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The Latest: Congressman's wife mentioned in indictment

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The latest developments surrounding the indictment of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (all times local):...
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think granting Jonathan Pollard parole is an attempt to ease tensions between the U.S. and Israel following the nuclear deal with Iran? <More Info>

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Yes:
65%
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35%
Total Votes: 3,663

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the Boy Scouts decision to allow openly gay people to serve as scout leaders?

No:
77%
Yes:
23%
Total Votes: 8,029

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