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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns....
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Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The investigation into South Korea's ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead....
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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them until the country's interim government resigns....
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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak....
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New report examines gas drilling in state forests

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A new report is providing details about how the shale gas drilling boom is impacting Pennsylvania state forests....
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5th dies from Pennsylvania crash, 2 still critical

SOUTH BEND, Pa. (AP) -- A fifth person has died a day after two cars collided on a rural western Pennsylvania highway....
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APNewsBreak: Ohio prison vendor fined $142,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines....
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Judge: Convicted killer on death row incompetent

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that a man sentenced to death in the murder of a south-central Pennsylvania woman more than three decades ago is incapacitated and incompetent....
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All-terrain biker hit by Pittsburgh freight train

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Investigators believe a man riding an all-terrain motorcycle near some railroad tracks in Pittsburgh might not have seen or heard the freight train that hit and killed him....
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Remains found in Ohio River were man, 30 to 40

AVALON, Pa. (AP) -- The Allegheny County medical examiner's office says the partial skeletal remains found of a man along the bank of the Ohio River west of Pittsburgh are those of a man 30 to 40 years old....
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Organic food firm coming to central Pennsylvania

DUBOIS, Pa. (AP) -- A company that specializes in premium and organic food and drink products plans to open a production facility in central Pennsylvania that's expected to create 100 jobs....
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Judge denies defense motions in NE Pa. murder case

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- One of two men charged in the murder of a man found shot to death in his sport utility vehicle in a northeastern Pennsylvania ravine last summer has lost his bid for a separate trial....
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Penn State police: 3 posed nude at Nittany shrine

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State police say three male students who reportedly posed nude for a photo at the university's Nittany Lion Shrine face school discipline....
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Victim improving as school seeks attendance waiver

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A student who was critically injured in a mass stabbing at a Pittsburgh-area high school has been upgraded to fair condition....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the tormentors in the case of a South Fayette teenager who recorded an alleged bullying incident at school should be charged? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Supreme Court should rule that It is a crime for politicians to lie or issue false statements in the midst of an election?

Yes:
77%
No:
23%
Total Votes: 5,063

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