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Ukraine launches operation against insurgents

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukrainian forces launched an operation Thursday to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east, prompting new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin....
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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said....
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Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Russia began new military exercises near its border with Ukraine, the defense minister announced Thursday, after Ukrainian forces launched an operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east....
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Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S.-brokered process to the brink of collapse Thursday, protesting a reconciliation agreement between the Western-backed Palestinian Authority and the militant group Hamas, the Jewish state's sworn enemy....
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Corbett ramps up pitch to education, women voters

MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett is attacking two of his weakest polling points, his job approval by women voters and his efforts on education....
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2 due in NJ court on murder-for-hire charges

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A Philadelphia auto shop owner and one of his employees are charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot in New Jersey....
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Former state Sen. Raphael Musto dies at 85

PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) -- Former state Sen. Raphael Musto died Thursday at his house in northeastern Pennsylvania after a long illness, leaving pending corruption charges against him unresolved. He was 85....
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Group committed to Afghanistan despite shooting

LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) -- Officials at a U.S. health care nonprofit say they are working closely with authorities investigating a shooting at their Kabul hospital that killed three American physicians and wounded a U.S. nurse....
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NJ, Pa. lawmakers propose bridge agency changes

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Lawmakers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Thursday announced plans to change the mission and rules of the Delaware River Port Authority, permanently banning the agency that runs bridges and a commuter train line in the Philadelphia area from engaging in economic development....
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Woman convicted of murder in boyfriend's slaying

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A jury convicted a woman of murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend last summer, rejecting defense arguments that the gun went off accidentally....
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Pa. township approves permits for airport drilling

IMPERIAL, Pa. (AP) -- Supervisors in a western Pennsylvania township have approved permits for a company to drill for natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport with almost two dozen conditions....
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Father, son killed in NE Pa. home identified

HUNLOCK CREEK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the names of a father and son found shot to death in their northeastern Pennsylvania home....
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Judge rejects bid to move Pa. slaying trial

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania judge has rejected a request to move the trial of a man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend two years ago....
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22 upstate casino proposals submitted in NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Contenders hoping to win the right to open a casino in upstate New York include hometown business owners as well as gambling giants like Caesars, Genting Group and Foxwoods....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the court-appointed receiver for the August Wilson Center should be removed? <More Info>

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85%
Yes:
15%
Total Votes: 6,503

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think campaigning on the economy is a losing strategy for Democratic candidates?

Yes:
82%
No:
18%
Total Votes: 6,194

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