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Scots decide whether to declare independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Scots held the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands Thursday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage with England that built an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided....
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Doctor: Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy

TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to do what months of scandals over drug and alcohol abuse could not - drop his bid for re-election....
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Scots decide whether to declare independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Scots held the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands Thursday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to unravel a marriage with England that built an empire but has increasingly been felt by many Scots as stifling and one-sided....
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Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edge

LONDON (AP) -- Breaking up is hard to do, especially after 307 years. The entire United Kingdom will find out just how hard if Scotland chooses independence in Thursday's vote....
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Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country are waiting silently outside a northeastern Pennsylvania cathedral ahead of a funeral for a state trooper killed in an ambush outside his barracks....
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Man charged with buying beer before teen's fatal

CLAYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A 22-year-old western Pennsylvania man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and furnishing alcohol to minors, among other charges, for a crash that killed a 16-year-old driver who was drinking with the man and other teens....
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APNewsBreak: Chevron meets shale drilling rules

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday....
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Venue hearing set in ex-Penn State president suit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge has scheduled a Nov. 14 hearing to determine whether former Penn State president Graham Spanier's defamation suit against former FBI director Louis Freeh should be heard in federal court or in Centre County where it was filed....
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UPMC Jameson will still be in Highmark's network

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Jameson Health System in western Pennsylvania will continue to be an in-network provider for Highmark Inc. insurance customers, even if the hospital affiliates with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center....
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AG: Pennsylvania man wanted girl, 5, for sex

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he was trying to meet a 5-year-old girl for sex....
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Rite Aid beats Street 2Q forecasts

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) -- Rite Aid Corp. topped analyst expectations for its second quarter, but the drugstore chain's stock tumbled in premarket trading Thursday after it also dropped its fiscal 2015 earnings forecast due to an expected decrease in pharmacy profitability....
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Couple face life in prison in Craigslist slaying

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) -- A newlywed couple who lured a stranger to his death through a Craigslist ad are due in court for sentencing....
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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
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Retrial ordered for Pennsylvania death row inmate

READING, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania judge has granted a new trial to a man sentenced to death in the murder of a friend 8 1/2 years ago....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you believe the Pennsylvania State Legislature should pass Senate Bill 76 into law. <More Info>

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75%
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25%
Total Votes: 6,183

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the Allegheny County District Attorney's office should re-try Leon Ford Junior on the 5 lesser charges that a jury deadlocked on?

Yes:
59%
No:
41%
Total Votes: 5,340

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