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Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels....
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Mexico to airlift tourists after Hurricane Odile

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) -- The Mexican government prepared to begin airlifting tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes....
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Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels....
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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

ATLANTA (AP) -- Under pressure to ramp up the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is growing exponentially in a region overwhelmed by the deadly virus....
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Police: Barracks ambush suspect sought mass murder

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- The suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks is a survivalist who has expressed a desire to kill law enforcement officers and commit mass murder, state police said Tuesday....
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Band teacher suspended after teen sex allegations

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A high school band director in suburban Philadelphia has been suspended following allegations of sexual misconduct with a student....
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Warrant issued in shooting of pregnant woman, baby

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities in Philadelphia are seeking a 26-year-old man in the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her baby....
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Response mixed on bill to let teachers carry guns

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill that would allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from lawmakers....
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IUP student charged in stabbing; says self-defense

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been charged with stabbing another man, which the suspect's defense attorney contends was self-defense....
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Ride inspector nearly decapitated at fairgrounds

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A worker inspecting a ride at fairgrounds in central Pennsylvania was nearly decapitated when his sweatshirt got caught in the machinery....
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Ex-prosecutor, wife sentenced in abuse of adoptees

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An ex-prosecutor and his wife have been sentenced for endangering the welfare of two adopted Ethiopian children after county welfare officials found the boy had been underfed and the girl physically abused....
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Cyanide murder trial delayed by experts' meeting

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The trial of a Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with fatally poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide is being delayed by a national conference of toxicology experts....
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Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania....
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Treasury loan props up Pennsylvania operating fund

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's state treasurer says he's loaning money to the state government's main bank account after the balance hit a 10-year low and dropped below zero....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you've heard and read about this issue, do you think Scotland should become an independent nation? <More Info>

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60%
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40%
Total Votes: 4,227

Yesterday's Poll

Should the U.S. get the backing of the United Nations before launching air strikes against ISIS in Syria?

No:
75%
Yes:
25%
Total Votes: 7,710

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