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Accused Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probe

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In 2010, authorities arrested Elton Simpson, one of the two suspected gunmen in a weekend shooting outside a contest in Texas featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad....
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IS claims responsibility for Texas cartoon attack

CAIRO (AP) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, exhibiting cartoon depictions of the 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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Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output

ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) -- It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan - the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin....
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Trucker dies in I-78 crash

UPPER SAUCON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a truck driver from Georgia died in a crash on Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania....
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Arrest of officer leads to review of hundreds of cases

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Prosecutors say the arrest of a former Philadelphia narcotics officer last month has forced the review of hundreds of convictions in which he was a key witness....
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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 sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying are still in critical condition more than six weeks later, 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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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
From what you know about this group of candidates, who would you most likely vote for...Dr. Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina or Senator Bernie Sanders? <More Info>

Dr. Ben Carson:
Carly Fiorina:
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
Carly Fiorina:
48%
Dr. Ben Carson:
41%
Sen. Bernie Sanders:
11%
Total Votes: 1,309

Yesterday's 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?

No:
84%
Not Sure:
10%
Yes:
6%
Total Votes: 10,035

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