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Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred....
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4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed

PARIS (AP) -- France's presidential palace says four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released....
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Death toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32....
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Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred....
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Pa. unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in March

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's jobless rate has continued its steady decline....
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Report: Pennsylvania forests impacted by drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A small portion of Pennsylvania state forest land has been impacted by shale gas drilling, but many questions remain about how to manage the politically sensitive issue that is opposed by many residents, according to a new report....
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Man sentenced for attack near Independence Hall

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man will spend nearly five years behind bars for what prosecutors described as a random, brutal assault on a Philadelphia pedestrian who had sought his help....
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College to give honorary degree to Monument Man

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania college is paying tribute to one of the last surviving members of the World War II group known as the Monuments Men....
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27K UPMC worker hit by data breach, 788 by fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The personal information of 27,000 University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employees might have been put at risk by identity thieves who apparently used the information of 788 workers to file bogus federal tax returns, the hospital network said....
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2 Pa. school stabbing victims' conditions improve

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Two students critically injured in a stabbing and slashing rampage at a high school have been upgraded to fair condition, the hospitals where they are recovering said Friday....
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DEP: Wastewater leaked from Range impoundment pond

MARIANNA, Pa. (AP) -- The state Department of Environmental Protection says Range Resources will likely be sent a violation notice and fined for drilling wastewater that leaked out of an impoundment pond in southwestern Pennsylvania....
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5th dies from Pennsylvania crash, 2 still critical

SOUTH BEND, Pa. (AP) -- A fifth person has died a day after two cars collided on a rural western Pennsylvania highway....
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Philadelphia chocolate store: Tax issue resolved

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store says it has resolved a tax issue that threatened to shutter the establishment days before Easter....
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Pennsylvania man accused of sex assaults in NJ

MANSFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of sexually assaulting three boys in New Jersey's Warren County....
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