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Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment - and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath - after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country's 307-year union with England....
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Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment - and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath - after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country's 307-year union with England....
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Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militiamen backed by tanks defiantly advanced Thursday in Syria, capturing more than 20 Kurdish villages as the international community strains to assemble a coalition that might destroy them....
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Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago....
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Police hunt for trooper ambush suspect near home

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- The hunt for a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper is intensifying as authorities confirm they are searching for the suspect in an area around his parents' home....
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Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania....
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9 PA jurors chosen for grandmother, baby slay case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Nine jurors have been chosen for the Pennsylvania murder trial of a man charged in a botched kidnapping that left a grandmother and infant dead....
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Murder suspect wears 'Crime Pays' T-shirt to court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia judge wants to know why a murder suspect appeared in court in a T-shirt that read, "Crime Pays."...
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Worker stabbed at Philadelphia staffing agency

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a staffing agency worker is in critical condition after she was stabbed repeatedly at her South Philadelphia office....
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Foley defends record at Pennsylvania company

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley defended his business record on Thursday, saying he ultimately saved unionized workers' jobs following a lengthy strike at a Pennsylvania plant he previously owned....
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Analyst: Mohegan Sun faces peril in loss to Wynn

BOSTON (AP) -- Mohegan Sun faces financial peril after losing out to Wynn Resorts in its bid to open a casino in the Boston-area, a Moody's Investor Service analysis warns....
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Range Resources to pay $4M drilling waste fine

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste....
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Work near on Indiana berm to block Asian carp

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Work could start this fall on a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh that's considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the Great Lakes....
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Coach tied to beating of gay couple leaves job

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said Thursday....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the Pennsylvania State Legislature should pass Senate Bill 76 into law. <More Info>

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75%
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25%
Total Votes: 6,350

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 5,340

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