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National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) -- National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday after looting and arson erupted in Baltimore following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody....
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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) -- Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide....
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The Latest on Nepal Quake: UN says 8 million affected

5.45 p.m. (1200 GMT)...
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Iraq faces huge challenges dislodging Islamic State in Anbar

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces are on a westward push to retake Anbar, a sprawling Sunni-dominated desert province captured by the Islamic State group in their offensive last year. But as the battles for Tikrit and Ramadi have shown, it will be a hard slog for a much-diminished Iraqi army - especially given Baghdad's reticence to arm Sunni tribesmen and local fears of the Shiite militias backing government forces....
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Mohegan Sun casinos report boost in 2nd-quarter profit

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania says revenue dropped slightly in the second quarter, while profit jumped 56 percent as more gamblers headed to table games....
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Philadelphia mayor defends Baltimore leader's riot response

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is defending his Baltimore counterpart as a stand-up leader....
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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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Appeals court won't lift stay on NRA's Pittsburgh lawsuit

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A state appeals court has refused to lift a stay of the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging Pittsburgh's gun regulations....
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3 charged in crash that severely injured Pa. state trooper

FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Three people have been charged in a crash that severely injured a state trooper as he helped a motorist whose car caught fire on Interstate 81 in eastern Pennsylvania....
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Burglary suspect headed to trial despite 'lost dog' claims

UNIOTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania burglary suspect who told police and homeowners he was just looking for his lost dog while snooping around several homes is headed to trial....
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Sheriff: Gun stolen from evidence used in janitor's suicide

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania sheriff says a gun stolen from an evidence room has been found at the home of a courthouse janitor suspected of killing himself earlier this month....
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Fire damages W. Pa. legislator's district office

MT. BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania legislator says his district office is closed indefinitely after a fire next door caused extensive smoke damage....
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2 men wounded in separate shootings in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are investigating shootings Monday that left two men hospitalized....
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Entrepreneurs hatch hen-rental idea for fans of fresh eggs

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) -- The name of Jenn Tompkins' company sends customers into fits of laughter....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the Plum High School students that the threat of prosecution for discussing the school teacher-student sex scandal violates their free speech rights? <More Info>

Yes:
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96%
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4%
Total Votes: 33,149

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the U.S. reliance on drone strikes in Pakistan has been effective?

No:
81%
Yes:
19%
Total Votes: 8,024

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