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Weather Service chief sees need to communicate uncertainty

The director of the National Weather Service says his agency should have done a better job of communicating the uncertainty about its forecast for a storm that hit the Northeast but did not hit the New York City area nearly as hard as predicted....
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Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 4 foreigners, 5 guards dead

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing four foreigners and five guards, and triggering an hours-long standoff that ended when two assailants set off a grenade that killed them, officials said....
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Purported IS message threatens Japanese, Jordanian hostages

BEIRUT (AP) -- An online message purportedly from the Islamic State group warned Tuesday that a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than "24 hours left to live."...
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On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

BRZEZINKA, Poland (AP) -- A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe....
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Amtrak resuming limited service as storm conditions ease

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Amtrak says limited service will resume Wednesday between Boston and New York as storm conditions ease....
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Weather Service chief sees need to communicate uncertainty

The director of the National Weather Service says his agency should have done a better job of communicating the uncertainty about its forecast for a storm that hit the Northeast but did not hit the New York City area nearly as hard as predicted....
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Wolf vows to support Senate's medical marijuana bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf gave an impromptu audience Tuesday to parents of children who are suffering daily from debilitating seizures and vowed to sign a medical marijuana bill that senators are writing....
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Public defender charged with hiding client's whereabouts

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An assistant public defender in Pittsburgh has been charged with lying about his client's whereabouts just days before the defendant wound up killing himself....
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Confessed killer testifies against man with bodies in yard

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A confessed killer told a jury Tuesday he helped a man kill a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a plot to rob him of tens of thousands of dollars he had made from illegal drug sales....
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Another Philadelphia disappointment: Big snowstorm is bust

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia thought it was done with hype and underperformance when football season ended....
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Pittsburgh police reviewing halfway house arrest on video

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- City police have defended - and promised to investigate - the arrest of a man at a halfway house who was hit with batons after police said he resisted efforts by staff to search him for drugs....
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Northeast blizzard wasn't a bust, but it was a miss for many

In the wild world of winter weather, location is everything. So small last minute changes in the air morphed what was supposed to be crippling feet of snow into a handful of inches. Fearful forecasts turned into apologies....
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No mercy: Blizzard slams Boston area with 2 feet of snow

BOSTON (AP) -- Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow....
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A sampling of snowfall totals across the Northeast

A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast on Tuesday afternoon after a massive winter storm:...
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Congress should approve the president's request for a $3 billion contribution to the Green Climate Fund? <More Info>

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80%
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20%
Total Votes: 22,603

Yesterday's Poll

Who would you most want to see as the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016?

Mitt Romney:
35%
Chris Christie:
33%
Jeb Bush:
31%
Total Votes: 36,094

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