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Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict....
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Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict....
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Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the arid Syrian countryside....
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UN Security Council members lament Ukraine crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having "outright lied" about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front in the unfolding crisis and threatened sanctions....
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Fire chief charged with theft must repay $45K

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- The chief of a volunteer fire department in northeastern Pennsylvania will repay the agency more than $45,000 to help settle theft allegations....
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Harrisburg treasurer resigns after theft charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The treasurer of Pennsylvania's capital city is stepping down due to theft charges related to his previous job....
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Pa. releases list of wells impacted by drilling

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- After years of delays and confusion Pennsylvania has released details of 243 cases where regulators determined that oil or natural gas drilling or related activities ruined private drinking water wells....
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Philly museum to display ancient human skeleton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton that was recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum storage room....
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Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state's plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law....
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W. Pa. ice cream shop owner guilty of child abuse

MCCANDLESS, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania ice cream store owner has been convicted of sexually abusing two girls....
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Pittsburgh man claims $87 million lottery jackpot

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh retiree claimed an $87 million prize in the Mega Millions game on Thursday....
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Ruling affects Illinois cancer cluster case

MCCOLLUM LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania court ruling means a lawsuit can go forward accusing a chemical company of dumping toxins in Illinois, causing a deadly cancer cluster....
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W. Pa. township sued over gas drilling

PULASKI, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania couple is suing their township, claiming that supervisors improperly approved natural gas drilling in a residential area....
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Resolution to oppose nuke waste near Lake Huron

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- A member of Congress from Michigan says he'll sponsor a resolution opposing a Canadian power company's plan to bury waste from nuclear plants less than a mile from Lake Huron....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's proposal to substitute county police patrols with park rangers? <More Info>

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37%
Total Votes: 5,973

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think inversions are good or bad for the U.S. economy?

Good for Economy:
54%
Bad for Economy:
46%
Total Votes: 7,651

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