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Accused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Since at least 2007, the FBI has been able to recognize the voice of Elton Simpson - one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad....
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In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows stronger

CAIRO (AP) -- When al-Qaida overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group's commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area's tribesmen. No jihadi banners were raised. Al-Qaida even issued a statement denying rumors that it had banned music at parties or men wearing shorts....
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A name for Britain's new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

LONDON (AP) -- It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana....
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Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

LONDON (AP) -- William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale....
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Texas Legislature acts to stop cities from limiting drilling

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries - a major victory for industry groups and top conservatives who have decried rampant local "overregulation."...
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Pa. state lawmaker 'in a lot of pain' after motorcycle crash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania Senate leader who has a pivotal role in budget negotiations and plans to address public-sector pension funding was in considerable pain Monday, two days after a motorcycle accident in Allentown, an aide said....
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Trailer fire kills 3 women from family; 4 relatives escape

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A fire in a mobile home killed three women from the same family on Monday, but four other relatives escaped, authorities said....
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Closings set after ex-officer testifies in drug squad case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police officer took one for the team as he sparred with a federal prosecutor on the final day of testimony in a narcotics squad corruption trial....
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Pa. House approves increasing 911 phone bill fee to $1.65

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvanians may soon be paying a larger monthly fee on their phone bills following state House passage on Monday of a measure designed to help counties fund their 911 emergency communications centers....
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Study: Trace amount of drilling fluid found in water well

Toxic fluids used in drilling and hydraulic fracturing likely escaped an unlined borehole and migrated thousands of feet into a residential drinking-water supply in Pennsylvania, according to a study published Monday....
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Family: Teens still critical 6 weeks after resort poisoning

Two Delaware teenagers are still in critical condition more than six weeks after they were sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying, their family said Monday....
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Coroner: Mother accused of shooting son, then self has died

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania coroner says a woman said by police to have shot her 11-year-old son before turning the weapon on herself has died....
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Highmark urges Pennsylvania to OK $175M for hospital network

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Highmark executives and allies dominated a hearing before the state's top insurance regulator Monday, seeking a green light for the insurer to transfer $175 million into its western Pennsylvania hospital network to help it compete against rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center....
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Parents charged after death of 3-month-old in western Pa.

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Police have filed child endangerment charges against a western Pennsylvania couple following the death of their 3-month-old son....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener 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? <More Info>

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No:
72%
Not Sure:
18%
Yes:
10%
Total Votes: 5,636

Yesterday's Poll

Should the "door be closed" to the possibility of women becoming priests?

Yes:
61%
No:
39%
Total Votes: 1,283

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