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Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven....
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Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists. Meanwhile, the United States and five Arab countries launched the first airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters....
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Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened its airstrike campaign....
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Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq....
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Corbett, Wolf joust over taxes, finances in debate

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett's handling of the economy and schools....
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Girl, 15, shot, killed near Philadelphia hospital

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a 15-year-old girl has died after she was shot during a disturbance near a Philadelphia hospital....
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Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect found

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests in northeastern Pennsylvania....
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2 plead in union intimidation case in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Several Philadelphia ironworkers are pleading guilty in a labor intimidation case that involves the arson of a Quaker meeting house....
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House signs off on Philly schools tax measure

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The state House of Representatives on Monday advanced a bill to provide crucial revenue for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District....
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Washington files lawsuit against online company

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington state's attorney general is suing a Philadelphia-based online company that he says used deceptive marketing tactics on millions of customers across the country....
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PennDOT to award bulk bridge-building contracts

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to choose a private-sector team to replace at least 558 ailing state bridges and maintain them for 25 years as part of an innovative public-private partnership, an official said Monday....
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New Pittsburgh mayor's budget includes tax hike

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's first proposed budget includes a half-mill property tax increase that will cost homeowners about $40 for each $100,000 their property is worth. That factors in discounts including homestead exemptions....
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DA to seek death penalty in pregnant woman's death

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor will pursue the death penalty against a western Pennsylvania man jailed on charges that he killed his pregnant girlfriend and her baby....
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Easthampton man convicted of killing girlfriend

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) -- An Easthampton man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his girlfriend....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree that Mayor Peduto is being fiscally responsible by raising property taxes to correct a last year's tax decrease miscalculation? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools?

Yes:
56%
No:
44%
Total Votes: 11,540

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