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Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any IS trade

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive, despite purported threats by the group to kill the airman at sunset unless an al-Qaida prisoner is freed from death row in Jordan....
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Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any IS trade

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive, despite purported threats by the group to kill the airman at sunset unless an al-Qaida prisoner is freed from death row in Jordan....
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Gas blast at Mexico City children's hospital, dozens injured

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens....
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As Iraqi Kurds gain ground from IS, local Sunnis are wary

ESKI MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- An unarmed Sunni Arab man walked along a road in a patch of northern Iraq newly liberated from Islamic State extremists, holding a white surrender flag - a signal to Kurdish fighters that he is not a militant. Cars drove by, a similar white banner flying from their windows....
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McCord stepping down as Pennsylvania treasurer after 6 years

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord is stepping down from the job after six years....
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Pa. Gov. Wolf to post his working calendar online

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll post his working calendar online as part of his efforts to provide transparency in state government....
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Police: Pa. scoutmaster stole $10K from Cub, Girl Scouts

OAKS, Pa. (AP) -- Police say this scoutmaster deserves a demerit badge....
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Penn State eyes changes to sexual misconduct case handling

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A Penn State task force is recommending the university change how it handles sexual misconduct, suggesting the school devote an investigator and other staff to the cases....
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Mohegan Sun casinos report 1Q rise in revenue, profit

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Mohegan Sun casinos, threatened by increasing competition and battered by the worst recession in decades and consumers reluctant to spend money in a weak recovery, delivered some good news Thursday as it reported increases in first-quarter revenue and profit....
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1 shot dead, 1 wounded before van crashes into Philly home

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A passenger died after police say he and the driver were shot while riding in a minivan that then crashed into a Philadelphia home....
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Pittsburgh police: Suspect fires into car, killing passenger

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are searching for a suspect who fired multiple gunshots into a stopped car, killing a passenger in the backseat....
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2 dead, officer injured in South Philadelphia house fire

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two people have died in an early morning fire in South Philadelphia....
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Son found dead after shooting father, prompting standoff

PLEASANT HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a man has been found dead in the Pittsburgh suburbs after a police standoff that began when he reportedly shot and wounded his elderly father....
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Police barracks ambush suspect due to enter plea

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) -- A survivalist accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another in a barracks ambush is expected to enter a plea of not guilty....
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Do you think the criteria to determine tax-exempt status of non-profits should be the responsibility of the General Assembly? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Governor Corbett's appointment during his last week in office should be allowed to remain head of the State Office of Open Records?

Yes:
58%
No:
42%
Total Votes: 28,051

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