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For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with some of its fiercest supporters....
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Cuban doctor arrives in Switzerland for Ebola aid

BERLIN (AP) -- A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone arrived in Switzerland for treatment and was able to walk off the transport plane, a Geneva medical official said Friday....
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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

LONDON (AP) -- In January, freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail....
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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola....
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Pa. sinkhole swallows truck, forces evacuation

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- A sinkhole partly swallowed a utility truck and forced the evacuation of 30 people after it struck, but did not break, a gas line in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley....
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Wolf hopes to have Cabinet in place by Jan. 20

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his Jan. 20 inauguration....
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No ruling yet on prosecution in porn email scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has not decided whether to prosecute anyone in a scandal over the email exchange of pornography by state government employees, a spokeswoman said Thursday, pulling back an earlier statement about whether anyone could be charged over child pornography....
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Detective: Penn. murderer says he killed in Texas

DALLAS (AP) -- A man who was sentenced to death in Pennsylvania this week for the 2008 killing and dismemberment of a woman told investigators that he also killed women in Texas, where he used to live....
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Final 2 Pa. Turnpike case defendants plead guilty

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecution of "pay-to-play" allegations within the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission ended quietly Thursday when two former high-ranking officials pleaded guilty and were sentenced to five years of probation....
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Court sides with union over Pa. health centers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with a union that represents nurses Thursday and put a halt to plans by the Corbett administration to close more than a third of the state's county-based health centers....
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Court: $500K limit proper for girl run over by bus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A $14 million jury award to a suburban Philadelphia girl who was run over by a school bus was properly reduced to $500,000, the state's highest court ruled....
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Allegheny settles jail sex lawsuit for $115,000

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania county says it's paying $115,000 to an inmate who sued after she was sexually assaulted by a jail guard....
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Senator: Obama climate plan unfair to Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state....
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Woman raising grandkids gets prison over pot sales

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman who said she sold marijuana to help raise several grandchildren after her daughter died has been sentenced to 15 to 30 months in state prison....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the discussion on immigration should include the impact immigrants bring to the American economy? <More Info>

Yes:
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64%
Yes:
36%
Total Votes: 9,482

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the President seek Congressional authorization for the military intervention in Iraq and Syria?

Yes:
99%
No:
1%
Total Votes: 10,744

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