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Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement

WASHINGTON (AP) -- They crowded the stage in New Hampshire for a debate-style faceoff....
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Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet....
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Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians

BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday....
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Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace....
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Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July....
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Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard Schweiker dies at 89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard S. Schweiker, a liberal Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald Reagan's unsuccessful 1976 campaign and later served in his Cabinet, has died. He was 89....
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States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants....
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Service for woman killed after inmate escape draws 100

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) -- A woman killed last week following the escape of a western Pennsylvania prison inmate now charged in her death has been laid to rest....
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Lottery starts for regional rail passes for papal visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An online lottery for special rail passes to be used by commuters during Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia has started....
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Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power sector brought on by cheap natural gas and stricter pollution regulations....
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Fattah vows re-election bid despite racketeering indictment

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- U.S. Rep Chaka Fattah is vowing to run for re-election next year despite a federal racketeering indictment and says he expects to resume his leadership position on a powerful congressional committee by year's end....
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Pennsylvania resident guilty in Chinese test-taking plot

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Chinese citizen who lives in western Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to charges she used phony passports to take English-language fluency tests used for college entrance purposes for two other Chinese women, including one now enrolled at Virginia Tech....
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Hypothermia, drowning to blame for 2 Maine canoeists' deaths

JONESPORT, Maine (AP) -- The deaths of two canoeists off the coast underscore a deadly fact: The North Atlantic remains cold enough to kill even on a picture-perfect summer evening....
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Wolf taps retired state police major to be commissioner

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday nominated a retired state police major to lead the agency two months after the Senate scuttled his first choice for the commissioner's job....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you think Pittsburgh City Council is over stepping its authority with its sick leave mandate? <More Info>

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94%
No:
6%
Total Votes: 453

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should federal and state prisoners have access to Pell Grants to further their education while incarcerated?

No:
88%
Yes:
12%
Total Votes: 6,041

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