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Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Several Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school used as shelter for refugees in the Gaza war early on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 90, a Palestinian health official and a U.N. official said....
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Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Several Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school used as shelter for refugees in the Gaza war early on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 90, a Palestinian health official and a U.N. official said....
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AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endgame scenarios can nonetheless be glimpsed....
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West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Citing Russia's stalled growth rate and a flow of foreign capital out of Moscow, U.S. and European officials hope a new round of sanctions targeting energy and defense entities, as well as major banks, will deepen Russia's economic pain even further and force President Vladimir Putin to end provocations in Ukraine....
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Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett was expected to address a rally of coal industry and mining supporters opposing stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations being proposed to regulate pollution from coal-burning power plants....
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US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women....
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Chevron puts plans for Pittsburgh facility on hold

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chevron is putting on hold its plans for a large regional headquarters in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
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State police sued by US over fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying it illegally discriminates against women....
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Grant helps 10 Pa. liberal arts colleges team up

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Ten of Pennsylvania's liberal arts colleges are teaming up - with the help of an $800,000 grant - to cut costs and improve their academic offerings....
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) -- The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia....
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APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh because the Montana Democrat is a member of Congress, the college's provost said Tuesday....
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Bill to rename Philly train station advances

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia's major train station may soon be getting a new name following a vote in Congress....
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country if the new place does well....
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Grand jury: Psych clinic erred in assault reports

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Officials at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's psychiatric clinic failed to cooperate with police when notified of patient-on-patient assaults, a grand jury said, finding that they apparently misconstrued state and federal medical privacy laws as limiting how much information they can turn over....
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Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you feel more or less safe in the city of Pittsburgh now than you did a year ago?

No Change:
67%
Less Safe:
22%
More Safe:
12%
Total Votes: 5,791

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