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Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man whose social media presence was being scrutinized by federal authorities was one of two attackers in a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, and the Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack....
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Nepali police dig bodies from village and trekking route

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Rescuers were digging Tuesday through thousands of tons of earth from a quake-triggered mudslide in Nepal that wiped out an entire village along a popular Himalayan trekking route and killed at least 60 people....
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AP Exclusive: Video shows migrant rescue of deflating dinghy

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Migrants frantically shimmied up ropes dangling from a towering cargo ship and others jumped into the water grasping at lifesavers. Five bodies were recovered in the latest Mediterranean rescue and more were feared drowned....
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Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) -- It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan - the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin....
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W. Pa. health system in deal for 49-bed Waynesburg hospital

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Western Pennsylvania health system has reached a tentative agreement to buy a small hospital in the region....
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Officials confirm cancer in smallmouth bass from Susquehanna

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Biologists are confirming the first case of cancer in a smallmouth bass caught in the Susquehanna River....
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Prosecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A prosecutor giving closing arguments in a Philadelphia police corruption case says the defendants thought their crimes "would never see the light of day" because they carried badges....
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5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday....
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Girl, 7, shot in suspected road rage on Philadelphia street

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say road rage at a congested West Philadelphia intersection may have led to a shooting that wounded a 7-year-old girl....
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Judge: Man won't be prosecuted for flag 'desecration'

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania judge says a man won't be prosecuted for painting the letters "AIM" on the American flag and flying it upside-down on his house last year....
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Body found near school was Detroit man's, had been shot

BESSEMER, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a man found dead near a western Pennsylvania school that was briefly locked down as a result was from Detroit and had been shot....
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First of 2 defendants sentenced for drilling company arson

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- The first of two stepbrothers has been sentenced for burning down a western Pennsylvania business that manufactured custom-built drilling rigs....
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Man accused of assaulting guards while getting out of jail

HAMILTON, Pa. (AP) -- A New Jersey man is back behind bars after authorities say he punched two guards while being released from a Pennsylvania jail....
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Toddler rescued from roof in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A firefighter rescued a 2-year-old who was discovered on the roof of a Philadelphia home....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you know about this group of candidates, who would you most likely vote for...Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina or Senator Bernie Sanders? <More Info>

Dr. Ben Carson:
Carly Fiorina:
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
Carly Fiorina:
46%
Dr. Ben Carson:
42%
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
12%
Total Votes: 3,762

Yesterday's Poll

From what you've heard, seen, or read do you agree with the decision to prosecute the six arresting officers in the death of Mr.Gray?

No:
84%
Not Sure:
10%
Yes:
6%
Total Votes: 10,036

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