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Trump blames others after combative debate with Clinton

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of critiques about his taxes, honesty and character in the first presidential debate....
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Syrian troops advance in central Aleppo near old quarter

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government forces captured a central rebel-held neighborhood in Aleppo on Tuesday after a week of blistering airstrikes, as a military official vowed that the offensive would continue until insurgents are "wiped out."...
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Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accord

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) -- After a half-century of bloody combat and four years of tense peace negotiations, now the hard work begins....
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Confidential UN report details South Sudan threats, violence

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The U.N. ambulance carried an urgent patient: a local woman in labor. South Sudan government soldiers stopped the ambulance 15 times at checkpoints in the capital, Juba. The Aug. 2 journey, which usually takes 15 minutes, lasted nearly two hours....
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Colleges cut tuition to boost enrollment, transparency

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- La Salle University will cut tuition by nearly 30 percent as it tries to reposition itself after a year of deficits, declining enrollment and layoffs....
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Biden assails Trump on housing crisis remarks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday questioned Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse....
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Biden attacks Trump over house collapse comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden is questioning Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse....
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Lawmaker seeks stronger child sex abuse lawsuits bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania lawmaker who has told of his victimization as a child by a Roman Catholic priest said Tuesday that he will keep fighting for legislation to allow onetime-child sexual abuse victims to sue for damages, despite the measure's rejection in the Senate as the legislative session winds down....
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Report: Rate of newborns with drug problems up 250 percent

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A new state analysis of Pennsylvania hospital data shows the rate of infants born with drug abuse problems rose 250 percent from 2000 to 2015....
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Pennsylvania man guilty of killing, dismembering parents

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been convicted of killing and dismembering his elderly mother and stepfather before putting their body parts into plastic bags....
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Man found dead on guardrail had eaten up to $500K in heroin

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania coroner says a Guatemalan found dead over a guardrail had swallowed up to $500,000 worth of heroin and was killed when one of the packets burst....
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Railroad crossing where woman died near boat ramp closed

HALIFAX, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has closed a railroad crossing leading to a boat ramp after a kayaker was killed when her car was hit by a train earlier this month....
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Cop who allegedly overdosed while on duty placed on leave

JOHSNTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Johnstown police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly overdosed and was found unconscious while on duty in the Public Safety Building....
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Police: Armed defendant had 2 bombs in Pennsylvania home

VANDERGRIFT, Pa. (AP) -- State police say a western Pennsylvania man had two homemade bombs in his home when they went to arrest him on an unrelated warrant....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
So who do you think won last night's Presidential Debate? <More Info>

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Was a draw
Donald Trump
45%
Hillary Clinton
44%
Was a draw
10%
Total Votes: 7,309

Yesterday's Poll

Will federal expansion of overtime eligibility to white collar workers help or hurt the job market in the United States?

Hurt
87%
Help
13%
Total Votes: 11,680

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