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Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic....
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Despite spat with US, Israeli leader fighting Iran nuke deal

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington next week on a last-gasp effort to seal what he hopes will become his signature achievement: preventing Iran from attaining a nuclear weapon. But the centerpiece of the visit, a much-hyped speech to Congress arguing against the international community's emerging nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic, has been overshadowed by a damaging battle with the White House and electoral intrigue back home....
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The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) -- From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging underfoot to re-shape Earth....
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'Jihadi John' identified as London-raised college grad

LONDON (AP) -- The world knows him as "Jihadi John," the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. On Thursday he was identified as a London-raised university graduate known to British intelligence for more than five years....
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Lights, camera, blossom! Disney films inspire floral fantasy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lights, camera ... blossom!...
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Black Madam: I've done thousands of buttocks injections

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial on Thursday that she got into body sculpting 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has since performed thousands of procedures....
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Single mom arrested in bomb threat bank heist held for court

BELLEVUE, Pa. (AP) -- The case against single mother who police say tried to rob $40,000 from a Pennsylvania bank by claiming to have a bomb in her car at a drive-thru teller window is headed for court....
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Woman accused of killing Ohio chief's brother to get autopsy

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An autopsy is scheduled for a woman accused of killing the brother of Cleveland's police chief before shooting herself in the head on a Pennsylvania highway....
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Pennsylvania House takes new stab at privatizing liquor sale

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- For the second time in two years, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Thursday sent a proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-controlled wine and liquor store system, but it faces an uncertain fate and is challenged as a long-term fiscal loser for the state government....
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Judge: Keeping Sandusky lawsuit in Philadelphia not a burden

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A judge presiding over a civil lawsuit against Penn State and ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky by one of the accusers who testified in Sandusky's criminal child sex abuse trial says keeping the case in Philadelphia doesn't present a burden to potential witnesses or to the university....
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Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Where there's smoke, there's fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly learning....
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US Steel to idle Gary Works coke plant, displacing 300

GARY, Ind. (AP) -- U.S. Steel has announced it will close the coke-making plant at its Gary Works, displacing about 300 workers....
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Lawmakers renew push for measures to stop invasive carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Members of Congress proposed legislation Thursday calling for additional obstacles to prevent Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan through an Illinois waterway and a renewed push toward a permanent strategy for shielding the Great Lakes from the destructive fish....
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500 commuters rescued from train stuck outside Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- About 500 passengers have been rescued from a disabled Philadelphia-area commuter train after an hour and a half without power or heat....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree that so called paid "fast lanes" on the internet should be banned? <More Info>

Yes
No
No
98%
Yes
2%
Total Votes: 132

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
With whom do you agree?

Congressman Rothfus:
71%
Congressman Doyle:
29%
Congressman
0%
Total Votes: 6,060

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