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Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot

PHOENIX (AP) -- About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors....
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Germanwings co-pilot tried slow descent hours before crash

PARIS (AP) -- The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appeared to have practiced a controlled descent on his flight into Barcelona just two hours before he intentionally crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside on the return flight to Duesseldorf, air accident investigators said Wednesday....
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Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse....
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Kerry hopes to win pause in Yemen war as he heads to talks

DJIBOUTI (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he hopes to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he prepared for talks in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that already has neighboring countries bracing for a mass exodus of refugees....
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APNewsBreak: GOP seeks end to traditional pension plans

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republican senators want to end Pennsylvania's debt-ridden pension plans for state and public school employees and require concessions from many current workers to provide immediate taxpayer savings, according to details provided Wednesday to The Associated Press....
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Pa. officer charged with homicide in high-speed chase crash

NESQUEHONING, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania police officer faces charges of homicide by vehicle and involuntary manslaughter for an on-duty crash a year ago during which investigators say he reached speeds of more than 110 mph....
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Truck driver seeks to withdraw plea in fatal 2014 crash

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A tractor-trailer driver sentenced to prison in a fiery fatal crash on Interstate 78 in northeastern Pennsylvania is asking a judge to allow him to withdraw his plea, citing medication he was taking....
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Trial opening in slaying of Philadelphia pediatrician

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia judge has refused to throw out an exterminator's statement to police in the slaying of a pediatrician after he was hired to work on a rodent problem in her residence....
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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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Crash probe continues as officer's funeral set for Saturday

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- State police investigating an unusual wrong-way crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer as his funeral arrangements were announced....
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Pro-gun signs, posted to deter crime, stolen from Pa. town

BAINBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) -- Several pro-gun rights signs that a rural Pennsylvania township posted to discourage crime have been stolen....
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Noble Energy will increase Colorado investments

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- Noble Energy will reduce spending on its Marcellus gas drilling program in Pennsylvania and invest more in Colorado's Weld County, which has become its headquarters for U.S. onshore operations....
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Pa. police: 1 thief, 4 TVs, 3 car stereos and a coffee maker

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. (AP) -- State police are searching for a husky thief who made off with four 32-inch LED televisions, three car stereos and a coffee maker from a Wal-Mart store in Northeastern Pennsylvania....
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Pa. school candidate loses GOP support over offensive posts

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia school board candidate has lost a party endorsement after racist and anti-Semitic posts appeared under his name on social media....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
To what do you attribute the low U.S birth rate? <More Info>

Fewer Teen Pregnancies:
The Economy:
Postponing Motherhood:
The Economy:
96%
Postponing Motherhood:
4%
Fewer Teen Pregnancies:
1%
Total Votes: 42,618

Yesterday's Poll

From what you know about this group of candidates, who would you most likely vote for...Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina or Senator Bernie Sanders?

Dr. Ben Carson:
44%
Carly Fiorina:
44%
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
12%
Total Votes: 7,361

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