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US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

ZURICH (AP) -- The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami....
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Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Burundi's government is asking Burundians to donate money to pay for elections as some foreign donors warn of aid cuts if President Pierre Nkurunziza runs for a third term, a presidential spokesman said Wednesday....
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US, Swiss target top soccer officials in corruption probe

ZURICH (AP) -- The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding regional offices in Miami....
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THE LATEST: Lawyer for Leoz says his client is in a hospital

ZURICH (AP) -- The Latest on FIFA developments:...
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Freshman Pittsburgh-area senator resigning to join chamber

MOUNT LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A first-term Democratic state senator from Allegheny County is resigning his seat and becoming president of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce....
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DA: Schools manager charged in scheme over shuttered schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia school official has been charged with steering a $900,000 contract related to school closures to her family and friends....
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Local addiction centers vie for shares of $5M in state money

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Addiction treatment centers are responding to Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to increase state funding for such programs by $5 million....
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Man sentenced to 25 years to life in store clerk slaying

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to decades in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to killing a north Philadelphia store clerk who authorities said was targeted because she witnessed a prior homicide....
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Charges filed in shooting that killed 2, wounded 1

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say charges are being filed in an early morning shooting that left two people dead on a Reading sidewalk and injured a third person....
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Slow start, gradual improvement for US Internet gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Internet gambling is off to a slow start in the United States, with banks hesitant to handle credit card payments for online bets and some politicians and casino moguls pushing to ban it, but there remains potential for great growth, participants in a major gambling conference agreed Wednesday....
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Hearing slated for Wolf's choice to lead Pa. State Police

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Senate is planning a long-awaited hearing on Gov. Tom Wolf's nominee to lead the State Police....
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2 sentenced in theft of $1M in nickel briquettes

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Two men have been sentenced in the theft of $1 million in nickel briquettes which were imported through the Port of Baltimore....
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Trial opens in killing of pregnant woman, toddler

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors told jurors Wednesday that a suburban Philadelphia man killed a pregnant woman and her 4-year-old daughter because he wanted the woman's drug business....
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Philadelphia eyes 27-acre property for airport expansion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city is hoping to purchase a 27-acre property on Route 291 in Delaware County as part of a long-range expansion of Philadelphia International Airport....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the U.S. should maintain or raise current military spending in order to maintain air superiority? <More Info>

Maintain Spending:
Raise Spending:
Raise Spending:
80%
Maintain Spending:
20%
Total Votes: 38,450

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Patriot Act should be renewed?

No:
92%
Yes:
8%
Total Votes: 46,980

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