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Storm threatens the Northeast with historic snow

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cities big and small along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down and bundling up Monday against a powerful and potentially historic storm that could unload 1 to 3 feet of snow....
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Japan seeks Jordan's help in gaining hostage's release

TOKYO (AP) -- A Japanese diplomat emerged from talks in Jordan on Monday with no signs of progress in securing the release of a freelance journalist held hostage by the extremist Islamic State group....
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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

HAVANA (AP) -- Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access....
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Islamic State group pushed out of Syria's Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group entirely out of a key Syrian town on Monday, marking a major defeat for the extremists whose hopes for an easy victory when they pushed into Kobani last year dissolved into a bloody, costly and months-long siege....
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Open government advocate urges Wolf to reconsider firing

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A leading advocate of open government is calling on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to reconsider his firing of his predecessor's appointee as director of Pennsylvania's Office of Open Records....
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Storm threatens the Northeast with historic snow

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cities big and small along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down and bundling up Monday against a powerful and potentially historic storm that could unload 1 to 3 feet of snow....
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Philadelphia declaring snow emergency

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city of Philadelphia is declaring a snow emergency as of 6 p.m. Monday as a large winter storm approaches Pennsylvania....
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SEPTA: No major delays as storm bears down on Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Transit officials in the Philadelphia area aren't expecting major delays for the evening rush, but are closely monitoring a storm that could dump a foot of snow on the region overnight....
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Philadelphia schools closing early as major snow storm looms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Schools in Philadelphia are closing early and state workers in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh are being told to come in later as Pennsylvania deals with back-to-back winter storms....
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Interstate 81 reopens after truck crash near Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A section of Interstate 81 in central Pennsylvania has reopened after a tractor-trailer jack-knifed and a truck filled with cases of beer crashed into the median....
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'Free' wine kiosks cost Pennsylvania $300K in legal fees

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has spent almost $300,000 defending a claim by a company that supplied the supermarket wine kiosks before it was aborted because the machines were unpopular, a newspaper reported....
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What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:...
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Police: Pa. man shot teen for throwing snowballs at his car

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man is under arrest after police say he brought a gun to a snowball fight....
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Ex testifies against Pa. man accused of killing, burying 2

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- The ex-girlfriend of a man charged in the 2002 strangulation deaths of a northeastern Pennsylvania pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend said Monday she saw the defendant with about $60,000 in cash spread out on a bed....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who would you most want to see as the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016? <More Info>

Jeb Bush:
Mitt Romney:
Chris Christie:
Chris Christie:
40%
Jeb Bush:
32%
Mitt Romney:
28%
Total Votes: 15,586

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Reverend Sharpton that action should be taken against the Academy Awards before or during the February 22nd Academy Award Show?

No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 20,178

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