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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."...
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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

LONDON (AP) -- In January, freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail....
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Israeli mayor's ban on Arab workers ignites uproar

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The mayor of a southern Israeli city sparked a national uproar Thursday by barring Israeli Arab construction workers from jobs in local preschools, citing security concerns after a rash of attacks by Palestinian assailants elsewhere in the country....
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Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in an attack on a village....
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Wolf hopes to have Cabinet in place by Jan. 20

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his Jan. 20 inauguration....
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No ruling yet on prosecution in porn email scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has not decided whether to prosecute anyone in a scandal over the email exchange of pornography by state government employees, a spokeswoman said Thursday, pulling back an earlier statement about whether anyone could be charged over child pornography....
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Detective: Penn. murderer says he killed in Texas

DALLAS (AP) -- A man who was sentenced to death in Pennsylvania this week for the 2008 killing and dismemberment of a woman told investigators that he also killed women in Texas, where he used to live....
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Final 2 Pa. Turnpike case defendants plead guilty

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecution of "pay-to-play" allegations within the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission ended quietly Thursday when two former high-ranking officials pleaded guilty and were sentenced to five years of probation....
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Court sides with union over Pa. health centers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with a union that represents nurses Thursday and put a halt to plans by the Corbett administration to close more than a third of the state's county-based health centers....
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Court: $500K limit proper for girl run over by bus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A $14 million jury award to a suburban Philadelphia girl who was run over by a school bus was properly reduced to $500,000, the state's highest court ruled....
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Allegheny settles jail sex lawsuit for $115,000

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania county says it's paying $115,000 to an inmate who sued after she was sexually assaulted by a jail guard....
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Senator: Obama climate plan unfair to Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state....
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Woman raising grandkids gets prison over pot sales

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman who said she sold marijuana to help raise several grandchildren after her daughter died has been sentenced to 15 to 30 months in state prison....
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Cost-of-living raises boost top Pa. officials' pay

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Hundreds of top elected and appointed officials in Pennsylvania state government are about to receive pay raises, thanks to an automatic, annual cost-of-living adjustment....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the President seek Congressional authorization for the military intervention in Iraq and Syria? <More Info>

Yes:
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Yes:
99%
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1%
Total Votes: 10,726

Yesterday's Poll

Should Used Cars Dealerships be required to disclose the re-call history of vehicles being sold to consumers?

Yes:
84%
No:
16%
Total Votes: 8,515

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