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Greece hits new low as bailout to expire, default looms

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday, when the bailout program it has relied on for five years was set to expire and the country was due to become the first developed nation to miss a payment to the International Monetary Fund....
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Egypt's president vows 'swift justice' after assassination

CAIRO (AP) -- President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi vowed Tuesday to accelerate a crackdown on extremists and bring "swift justice" after the assassination of Egypt's chief prosecutor, raising the prospect of carrying out executions of senior Muslim Brotherhood figures, including the former president....
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Yemen fighting allows 1,200 prisoners to flee

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- A Yemeni security official says some 1,200 inmates fled a prison in a southwestern city after guards deserted their posts amid fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents....
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Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation

VIENNA (AP) -- Pushing past a Tuesday deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition - significantly reducing its stocks of enriched uranium that could be used for atomic weapons....
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Liquor bill passes Senate amid budget deadline day flurry

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Debate got underway in the Legislature on Tuesday, the last day of Pennsylvania state government's fiscal year, with lawmakers poised to make final votes on a state budget plan and other major Republican-crafted bills that appeared destined for a veto by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf....
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Late Oregon teen among 18 to win Carnegie Medal for heroism

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 16-year-old Oregon boy who drowned while trying unsuccessfully to save his younger brother's life is one of 18 people to be honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism....
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Pope visiting inmates, Independence Mall in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia jail inmates the morning of an outdoor Mass that organizers say could attract a crowd of more than a million people....
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Halliburton closing 430-worker plant in western Pennsylvania

HOMER CITY, Pa. (AP) -- Halliburton is closing a western Pennsylvania plant with 430 workers, but says 80 percent of them will be offered transfers to a facility in Zanesville, Ohio or other Pennsylvania locations....
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If Pennsylvania budget stalls, a rundown of what to expect

If Pennsylvania begins its new fiscal year Wednesday without a budget in place, here's a rundown of what to expect:...
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Car missing from slain elderly woman's home found

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Investigators say they have found the car missing from the home of an elderly woman found beaten and stabbed in the bedroom of her northwest Philadelphia home....
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Teacher in sex case charged again with intimidating girl

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania high school teacher awaiting trial on charges he had sex with a student has been charged for a second time with trying to intimidate the girl - this time by allegedly sending her cryptic emails from his school-issued laptop computer....
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Tour bus destroyed by engine fire on I-68 in western Md.

KEYSERS RIDGE, Md. (AP) -- State police say all five people aboard a private tour bus survived a fire that destroyed the vehicle on Interstate 68 in western Maryland....
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Woman acquitted in infant son's death 5 years ago

HUNTINGDON, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania woman has been acquitted in the death of her infant son five years ago....
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Remains of schooner raised from Lake Champlain back to Navy

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Remains of a Revolutionary War battleship burned and sunk as the Americans and British struggled for control of Lake Champlain are being turned over to the U.S. Navy....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should the people of Greece accept the terms of the IMF’s austerity measures? <More Info>

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73%
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27%
Total Votes: 4,091

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the United States?

No:
91%
Yes:
9%
Total Votes: 23,534

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