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Major storm threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cities across the Northeast mobilized snowplows and airlines canceled thousands of flights Monday as a potentially historic storm pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with what forecasters said could be up to 2 feet of snow....
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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

HAVANA (AP) -- Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access....
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Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group almost entirely out of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday, marking a major loss for extremists whose hopes for easy victory dissolved into a bloody, costly siege that seems close to ending in defeat....
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Officials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison

CAIRO (AP) -- The two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from prison Monday, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father, authorities said....
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Major storm threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cities across the Northeast mobilized snowplows and airlines canceled thousands of flights Monday as a potentially historic storm pushed its way up the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor with what forecasters said could be up to 2 feet of snow....
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SEPTA: No major delays as storm bears down on Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Transit officials in the Philadelphia area aren't expecting major delays for the evening rush, but are closely monitoring a storm that could dump a foot of snow on the region overnight....
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Philadelphia schools closing early as major snow storm looms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Schools in Philadelphia are closing early and state workers in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh are being told to come in later as Pennsylvania deals with back-to-back winter storms....
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Interstate 81 reopens after truck crash near Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A section of Interstate 81 in central Pennsylvania has reopened after a tractor-trailer jack-knifed and a truck filled with cases of beer crashed into the median....
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What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:...
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Ex testifies against Pa. man accused of killing, burying 2

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- The ex-girlfriend of a man charged in the 2002 strangulation deaths of a northeastern Pennsylvania pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend is testifying against him....
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Police seek suspect in daylight carjacking outside bakery

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are looking for a man who carjacked a woman in broad daylight as she exited a bakery, before forcing her to withdraw money from an automatic teller machine....
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Pittsburgh installs 10 solar-powered compacting trash cans

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh is one of the latest cities to use solar-powered BigBelly waste containers to cut down on littering....
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Motorist thrown from vehicle in icy crash in Pennsylvania

JEROME, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a man was thrown from his vehicle and killed after crashing on an icy highway in southwestern Pennsylvania....
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2 jailed in home invasion, stealing painkillers from elderly

ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) -- Two men have been jailed on charges they forced their way into an elderly couple's home in northwestern Pennsylvania and stole prescription painkillers....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who would you most want to see as the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016? <More Info>

Jeb Bush:
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Chris Christie:
Jeb Bush:
35%
Chris Christie:
33%
Mitt Romney:
31%
Total Votes: 13,968

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Reverend Sharpton that action should be taken against the Academy Awards before or during the February 22nd Academy Award Show?

No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 20,178

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