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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease....
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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

GENEVA (AP) -- Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday....
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp....
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Schools closed in ambush suspect search area

A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush....
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Governor signing law in response to Abu-Jamal talk

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Spurred by outcry over a recent commencement speech by a man convicted of killing a police officer, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is scheduled to sign a bill Tuesday designed to prevent people convicted of crimes from causing their victims additional "mental anguish."...
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Jury selection begins in cyanide killing trial

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys have selected three of 16 jurors needed for the trial of a Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with having killed his neurologist wife with cyanide....
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Rock attack victim poised to return to Ohio home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A middle school teacher who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from a highway overpass onto her vehicle three months ago has recovered enough to head home to Ohio....
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:...
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Retired Philadelphia officer fatally shot in Va.

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) -- A woman fatally shot in her home in southeastern Virginia has been identified as a retired Philadelphia police officer....
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Man gets 20 years for child porn with sleeping boy

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man will spend 20 years in federal prison for taking pictures of himself molesting a sleeping 11-year-old boy....
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Sheriff's sale delayed for historic amusement park

MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has delayed the sheriff's sale of a 122-year-old amusement park in northwestern Pennsylvania until objections by the state attorney general's office can be heard next month....
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Police: Flight 93 fire cause may never be known

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A state police fire marshal says he may never be able to determine what caused a fire that destroyed the headquarters buildings at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania....
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Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

BERLIN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is? <More Info>

Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
Leave Law as is:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
63%
Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
25%
Leave Law as is:
13%
Total Votes: 9,008

Yesterday's Poll

With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high?

Yes:
51%
No:
49%
Total Votes: 6,666

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