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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns....
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Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead....
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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns....
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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets, where broken windows and debris fell, but there were no early reports of major damage or casualties....
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Report: Pennsylvania forests impacted by drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A small portion of Pennsylvania state forest land has been impacted by shale gas drilling, but many questions remain about how to manage the politically sensitive issue that is opposed by many residents, according to a new report....
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5th dies from Pennsylvania crash, 2 still critical

SOUTH BEND, Pa. (AP) -- A fifth person has died a day after two cars collided on a rural western Pennsylvania highway....
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Pa. unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in March

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's jobless rate has continued its steady decline....
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Philadelphia chocolate store: Tax issue resolved

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store says it has resolved a tax issue that threatened to shutter the establishment days before Easter....
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Pennsylvania man accused of sex assaults in NJ

MANSFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of sexually assaulting three boys in New Jersey's Warren County....
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Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines....
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Judge: Convicted killer on death row incompetent

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that a man sentenced to death in the murder of a south-central Pennsylvania woman more than three decades ago is incapacitated and incompetent....
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All-terrain biker hit by Pittsburgh freight train

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Investigators believe a man riding an all-terrain motorcycle near some railroad tracks in Pittsburgh might not have seen or heard the freight train that hit and killed him....
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Remains found in Ohio River were man, 30 to 40

AVALON, Pa. (AP) -- The Allegheny County medical examiner's office says the partial skeletal remains found of a man along the bank of the Ohio River west of Pittsburgh are those of a man 30 to 40 years old....
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Victim of school stabbing attack shows improvement

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A student critically injured in a mass stabbing at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been upgraded to fair condition, a hospital said Friday....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the tormentors in the case of a South Fayette teenager who recorded an alleged bullying incident at school should be charged? <More Info>

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58%
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42%
Total Votes: 16,471

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Supreme Court should rule that It is a crime for politicians to lie or issue false statements in the midst of an election?

Yes:
77%
No:
23%
Total Votes: 5,064

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