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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump....
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Peru's new president sworn in surrounded by Ivy League aides

LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Pedro Pablo Kuczynski assumes Peru's presidency Thursday with a Cabinet that shares his Ivy League, pro-business pedigree - a reliance on technocrats that could become a liability as he deals with an unfriendly congress and a resurgent left....
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Turkey, once touted as regional model, is mired in tension

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa....
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Trump dings both Clintons in rollicking press conference

MIAMI (AP) -- Donald Trump made an extraordinary plea for Russia to help find Hillary Clinton's missing emails - but he hardly stopped there in a scattershot news conference Wednesday that doubled as counter-programming to the ongoing Democratic National Convention....
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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump....
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Rift between Sanders' loyalists, Democratic brass lingers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The tension between Bernie Sanders activists and Democratic Party brass set to crown Hillary Clinton their nominee lingered in pockets of Philadelphia as the final day of the convention dawned....
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McGinty gets on biggest stage in Pennsylvania US Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Party officials are giving Katie McGinty another big gift, in addition to millions of dollars in campaign help....
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Supreme Court takes judge retirement age referendum case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's highest court said Wednesday it will decide whether the Legislature acted properly in April when it pulled a constitutional amendment on judicial retirement age from the primary ballot to have it rewritten....
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Lady Gaga putting on invite-only Democratic convention show

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Camden, one of the country's most impoverished cities, will get some time in the Democratic convention spotlight Thursday with some help from Lady Gaga....
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Veteran protesters mix with newcomers outside convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- For some of the protesters outside the Democratic convention this week, the demonstrations in Philadelphia are the latest in a lifetime of political activism. For others, they're a first....
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Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change-maker' hailed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House - this time from the West Wing....
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US Coast Guard's Buffalo sector getting a new commander

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard station in Buffalo is getting a new commander as the current one heads into retirement....
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Mall guard accidentally shoots another guard in buttocks

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Police say a security guard at a mall in the Pittsburgh suburbs accidentally shot another guard in the buttocks while loading his personal weapon....
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Church official seeks bail after high court nixes conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia church official imprisoned over his handling of abuse complaints is seeking bail after Pennsylvania's highest court granted him a new trial....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
To help mitigate future toll increases should the legislature cut the amount paid to PennDOT by the Turnpike Authority? <More Info>

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Yes
99%
No
1%
Total Votes: 196

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Which concerns you most about the exposed DNC emails; that Russia may have played a role, or apparent party favoritism shown Hillary Clinton during the primaries?

Clinton Favortism
92%
Russian Role
8%
Total Votes: 15,183

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