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Israeli PM warns of prolonged campaign in Gaza war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel's prime minister warned Monday that the country faced a prolonged campaign against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, as the military urged residents in parts of the embattled territory to evacuate ahead of what appeared to be a broadening of the three-week war....
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Hamas, Israel trade blame for deaths of 9 children

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians - including nine children playing on a swing - in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians are paying in the conflict....
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Oil depot ablaze amid clashes in Libyan capital

CAIRO (AP) -- A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos....
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In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their vision

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam. Next up for destruction, they feared: the Crooked Minaret, a more than 840-year-old tower that leans like Italy's Tower of Pisa....
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5 Pa. reps ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Five Pennsylvania congressmen are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Police charge 2 men in fatal Philly carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said....
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Report: Little record of work by Corbett adviser

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former state education secretary under Gov. Tom Corbett remains on the state payroll as a special adviser, but a newspaper found limited evidence of the work he has been performing....
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Suspect in Idaho killings arrested in Pennsylvania

READING, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man suspected in a double homicide in Boise, Idaho, has been arrested in Reading (RED'-ding)....
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Pa. police: Man who killed son, shot mother dies

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say a man who police say shot and killed his 5-year-old son and critically wounded the boy's mother before turning the weapon on himself has died....
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PUC sets Uber, Lyft hearings for next month

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft....
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Youth pastor fired, jailed after teen-sex charges

ROSTRAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A youth pastor has been fired by a western Pennsylvania church and jailed on charges he performed sex acts with a 15-year-old girl in their church building....
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Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attack ads

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up....
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TSA finds gun, ammo in Pittsburgh airport carry-on

IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- The Transportation Security Administration says it found a pistol and ammunition in man's carry-on bag as he passed through security at Pittsburgh International Airport....
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Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday....
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KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with this proposed pilot program of screening youths in their home country to determine refugee status? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the U.S. Sentencing Commission decision allowing felons already serving time, eligible for early release?

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95%
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5%
Total Votes: 8,556

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