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Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot

PHOENIX (AP) -- About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors....
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Nigerian troops save 25 more kids, women from Boko Haram

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- The military says Nigerian troops have rescued 25 more children and women from Boko Haram as they continued to attack and destroy the extremists' camps in a forest stronghold....
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Analysis: Despite Saudi strikes, Yemen rebels remain dug in

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- More than a month of relentless airstrikes by a coalition led by Saudi Arabia has inflicted painful damage on Shiite rebels in Yemen, but they show little sign of collapse....
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Israel's Netanyahu races to form narrow coalition government

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was racing against the clock Wednesday to put together a governing coalition or else face an almost unimaginable scenario by which he would be forced out of office....
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1 dead, 2 wounded in North Philadelphia shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A triple shooting has left one man dead and two others wounded in Philadelphia....
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SEPTA bus lands on railroad tracks, 3 hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Three people were hurt when a SEPTA bus jumped a median and landed on railroad tracks in front of a freight train in South Philadelphia....
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Trial set to start in case of slain pediatrician

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jurors have been picked for the trial of an exterminator charged in the killing of a Philadelphia pediatrician two years ago....
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Most welcome, but some question plans for cracker plant

MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- Representatives from Shell Chemical have laid out details of an air quality plan for a proposed petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania....
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Prosecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Citizens give police "a tremendous amount of power" and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people - even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a sweeping drug squad corruption case....
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Man charged with criminal homicide in deaths of 2 women

NEEDMORE, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been charged in the deaths of two women in what authorities call an apparent domestic dispute in south-central Pennsylvania....
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Toddler found on roof, while baby tried to climb out window

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities called to a three-story home found a 2-year-old boy on the roof and a 1-year-old trying to climb out a window to join him....
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Judge: Man won't be prosecuted for flag 'desecration'

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A man won't be prosecuted for painting the letters "AIM" on an American flag that he then flew upside down on his house last year because the gesture amounts to constitutionally protected speech, a central Pennsylvania judge ruled....
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Judge tells deadlocked jury in Etan Patz case to keep going

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors deliberating in the 36-year-old missing-child case of Etan Patz said Tuesday they are deadlocked for the second time in 15 days, but a judge told them to keep trying....
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Kennywood Park near Pittsburgh ups security after scuffle

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area amusement park will beef up security after a weekend scuffle involving 50 to 75 teenagers forced the park to close early....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
To what do you attribute the low U.S birth rate? <More Info>

Fewer Teen Pregnancies:
The Economy:
Postponing Motherhood:
The Economy:
92%
Postponing Motherhood:
7%
Fewer Teen Pregnancies:
2%
Total Votes: 13,940

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you know about this group of candidates, who would you most likely vote for...Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina or Senator Bernie Sanders?

Dr. Ben Carson:
44%
Carly Fiorina:
44%
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
12%
Total Votes: 7,360

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