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Scots decide future amid excitement, apprehension

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to dissolve a union with England that brought great prosperity but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling....
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Rob Ford releases audio statement from hospital

TORONTO (AP) -- Just hours before he begins aggressive chemotherapy for a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer, a rough-sounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released an audio statement from his hospital room on Thursday urging people to vote for his brother for mayor....
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Scots decide future amid excitement, apprehension

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to dissolve a union with England that brought great prosperity but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling....
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Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edge

LONDON (AP) -- Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday's vote....
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Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania....
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Worker stabbed at Philadelphia staffing agency

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a staffing agency worker is in critical condition after she was stabbed repeatedly at her South Philadelphia office....
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Range Resources to pay $4M drilling waste fine

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Energy company Range Resources has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for problems at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste. It's the largest penalty the state has ever imposed on the shale gas industry....
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Work near on Indiana berm to block Asian carp

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Work could start this fall on a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh that's considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes....
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Slain trooper eulogized as 'impeccable' officer

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral as a manhunt for his killer continued 40 miles away....
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Coach tied to beating of gay couple leaves job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said Thursday....
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US economic rebound slow to reach Philadelphia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's economic recovery has been slow to reach the Philadelphia metropolitan area and income inequality has widened, hurt in part by an exodus of residents and a continued collapse in mid-wage jobs....
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911: Pair maybe trapped after PennDOT truck crash

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Two people were reportedly trapped after a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation truck overturned in western Pennsylvania....
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Slain officer eulogized as 'no ordinary trooper'

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- The head of the Pennsylvania state police says slain Cpl. Bryon Dickson "was no ordinary trooper."...
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Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

SUNBURY, Pennsylvania (AP) -- A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you believe the Pennsylvania State Legislature should pass Senate Bill 76 into law. <More Info>

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25%
Total Votes: 6,264

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 5,340

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