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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said....
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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said....
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Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east....
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Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S.-brokered process to the brink of collapse Thursday, protesting a reconciliation agreement between the Western-backed Palestinian Authority and the militant group Hamas, the Jewish state's sworn enemy....
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Corbett ramps up pitch to education, women voters

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett is attacking two of his weakest polling points, his job approval by women voters and his efforts on education, with possibly just token opposition in the Republican primary and the general election looming less than seven months away....
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Pa. township approves permits for airport drilling

IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- Supervisors in a western Pennsylvania township have approved permits for a company to drill for natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport with almost two dozen conditions....
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Christian leader: Attack not motivated by religion

LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) -- The leader of a Christian organization that operates a hospital in Afghanistan where three people were shot dead by a security guard says he does not believe the shootings were motivated by religion....
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2 due in NJ court on murder-for-hire charges

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A Philadelphia auto shop owner and one of his employees are charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot in New Jersey....
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Former state Sen. Raphael Musto dies at 85

PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) -- Former state Sen. Raphael Musto died Thursday at his house in northeastern Pennsylvania after a long illness, leaving pending corruption charges against him unresolved. He was 85....
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NJ, Pa. lawmakers propose bridge agency changes

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Lawmakers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Thursday announced plans to change the mission and rules of the Delaware River Port Authority, permanently banning the agency that runs bridges and a commuter train line in the Philadelphia area from engaging in economic development....
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Woman convicted of murder in boyfriend's slaying

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A jury convicted a woman of murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer, rejecting defense arguments that the gun went off accidentally....
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Group committed to Afghanistan despite shooting

LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) -- Officials at a U.S. health care nonprofit say they are working closely with authorities investigating a shooting at their Kabul hospital that killed three American physicians and wounded a U.S. nurse....
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Father, son killed in NE Pa. home identified

HUNLOCK CREEK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of a father and son found shot to death in their northeastern Pennsylvania home....
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Judge rejects bid to move Pa. slaying trial

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania judge has rejected a request to move the trial of a man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend two years ago....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the court-appointed receiver for the August Wilson Center should be removed? <More Info>

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Total Votes: 6,550

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates?

Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,194

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