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Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far....
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Israel hits symbols of Hamas power in Gaza war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the fighting so far....
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22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Local authorities in eastern Ukraine say at least 22 civilians have been killed in one day by shelling....
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US, EU preparing new sanctions against Russia

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The United States and the European Union are preparing a powerful one-two punch against the Russian economy, with EU ambassadors meeting Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions....
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5 Pa. reps ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Five Pennsylvania congressmen are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Police charge 2 men in fatal Philly carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said....
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Charges remain against Pa. man shot by police

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge has declined to dismiss charges against a suburban Pittsburgh man accused of having assaulted a Pittsburgh police officer during a traffic stop in which the man was shot and left paralyzed....
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Driver dies after SUV goes into Philly river

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a driver fleeing a Philadelphia traffic accident died after his sport utility vehicle plunged into the Delaware River....
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Report: Little record of work by Corbett adviser

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A former state education secretary under Gov. Tom Corbett remains on the state payroll as a special adviser, but a newspaper found limited evidence of the work he has been performing....
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Suspect in Idaho killings arrested in Pennsylvania

READING, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man suspected in a double homicide in Boise, Idaho, has been arrested in Reading (RED'-ding)....
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Pa. police: Man who killed son, shot mother dies

FOLSOM, Pa. (AP) -- Officials say a man who police say shot and killed his 5-year-old son and critically wounded the boy's mother before turning the weapon on himself has died....
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PUC sets Uber, Lyft hearings for next month

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has set separate two-day hearings next month to consider permanent licenses for ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft....
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Youth pastor fired, jailed after teen-sex charges

ROSTRAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A youth pastor has been fired by a western Pennsylvania church and jailed on charges he performed sex acts with a 15-year-old girl in their church building....
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Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attack ads

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you feel more or less safe in the city of Pittsburgh now than you did a year ago? <More Info>

More Safe:
Less Safe:
No Change:
No Change:
75%
Less Safe:
15%
More Safe:
10%
Total Votes: 3,425

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with this proposed pilot program of screening youths in their home country to determine refugee status?

No:
95%
Yes:
5%
Total Votes: 10,735

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