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Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on all flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine....
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Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on all flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine....
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Gaza blockade key to any Israel-Hamas truce deal

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Ibrahim Zain was driven from his home by Israeli tank fire this week, but says he'd rather endure more Israel-Hamas fighting than accept an unconditional cease-fire he fears will leave in place the blockade of the Gaza Strip....
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Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders....
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Latest attack ad hits air in governor's race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The race for Pennsylvania governor is heating up, as a second outside group joined the fray with an attack ad on TV....
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7 ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Seven former professional football players have filed a court challenge to a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million....
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Ohio woman has long road ahead after rock attack

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive....
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Pa. auditor cites flaws in gas drilling regulation

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Strained by limited resources and the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, environmental regulators have failed to adequately monitor well safety or to provide clear and timely information to citizens, the state auditor general said Tuesday....
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Hospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who was jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized....
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7th death blamed on 2013 Philly building collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday linking his death to the catastrophe....
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Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal....
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Md. state senator must drop Hershey-bar-like signs

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar....
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Judge sets Sept. 29 trial on August Wilson Center

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A judge has scheduled a Sept. 29 trial to determine whether deed covenants prevent selling Pittsburgh's bankrupt August Wilson Center for African American Culture to a New York developer....
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Historically black colleges face uncertain future

Three days before Payton Wilkins returned home to Detroit last May with a bachelor's degree, his cousin was arrested for selling heroin and crack cocaine....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the state senate should vote to allow drilling in state parks when it takes up the issue next Today? <More Info>

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47%
Total Votes: 9,784

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with President Obama's call for a cease fire in Ukraine so there can be an international investigation into the Malaysian plane shot down by a missile?

Yes:
86%
No:
14%
Total Votes: 11,310

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