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Scots decide whether to declare independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- The fate of the United Kingdom was at stake Thursday as Scotland began voting in a referendum on whether to become an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage that helped build an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided....
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Scots decide whether to declare independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- The fate of the United Kingdom was at stake Thursday as Scotland began voting in a referendum on whether to become an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage that helped build an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided....
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A guide to Scotland as independence vote nears

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears....
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Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edge

LONDON (AP) -- Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday's vote....
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Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state trooper amid a mood of grief and fear as a manhunt continues 40 miles away for the killer, identified as a self-taught survivalist who hates police....
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Couple face life in prison in Craigslist slaying

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) -- A newlywed couple who lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad are due in court for sentencing....
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US economic rebound slow to reach Philadelphia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nation's economic recovery has been slow to reach the Philadelphia metropolitan area, hurt in part by an exodus of residents and a continued collapse in mid-wage jobs, new census data show....
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Online sleuths aid probe into gay couple's beating

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the clean-cut young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces....
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Trial lawyer gives $50M to Drexel law school

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline has amassed a fortune during a long career representing people harmed in unusual, and unusually tragic, ways....
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Dog missing from Pennsylvania found in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away....
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Police: Video shows man used banana to rob store

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place....
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Judge placed on leave pending crash investigation

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania judge will be placed on paid leave while state police investigate her alleged involvement in a hit-and-run....
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Production of Lincoln Logs toy returning to US

BURNHAM, Maine (AP) -- Lincoln Logs, the popular toy created nearly a century ago by a son of Frank Lloyd Wright, is coming home to the U.S.A....
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House OKs bill to help save drug overdose victims

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A bill that would provide immunity from criminal prosecution for "good Samaritans" who assist victims of drug overdoses has been overwhelmingly passed by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you believe the Pennsylvania State Legislature should pass Senate Bill 76 into law. <More Info>

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78%
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23%
Total Votes: 3,681

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 5,340

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