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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine....
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Uruguay's leader declares $322,883 in wealth

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- Uruguayan President Jose Mujica says his wealth adds up to $322,883. Nearly a third of that is cash, kept in three bank accounts that he didn't previously declare....
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283 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured....
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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing control over restive eastern Ukraine....
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Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives....
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DA to drop charge for student who videoed bullies

MORGAN, Pa. (AP) -- The Allegheny County district attorney will drop a disorderly conduct conviction being appealed by a high school student who recorded others who bullied him....
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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200 at meeting on Pennsylvania Shell plant plans

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- About 200 people showed up Wednesday for the first of two public meetings to learn about Shell Oil Co.'s possible plans to build a huge new petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania....
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1st grader cuts seats, threatens girl with knife

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania first-grader has been moved to an alternative school for slashing school bus seats with a knife and making a girl feel threatened with the weapon....
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Emergency managers challenged to educate public

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Two of the country's top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards....
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Police: Man, 81, fed up with shopping attacks wife

HERMITAGE, Pa. (AP) -- State police have charged an 81-year-old man with choking his wife after becoming "fed up" that she was wandering through a Wal-Mart store....
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Woman gets 5-10 years in crash that killed officer

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to five to 10 years in state prison for a crash that killed one police officer and injured another...
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Man alleging pork poisoning back to state hospital

ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania is going back to a state hospital until he's competent to stand trial on charges he threatened his mother with a 10-inch kitchen knife because he believed she was trying to "poison" him with pork in violation of his Muslim beliefs....
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Mother sought in Pa. girl's shooting death by tot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are seeking the mother of an 11-year-old girl they say was apparently shot and killed by a younger child while playing with a gun inside a west Philadelphia home earlier this month....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Social Security Administration's policy of seizing tax refunds to repay decades-old Social Security overpayments is fair? <More Info>

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48%
Total Votes: 4,389

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think public shaming court sentences are are fair?

Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 3,193

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