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Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US

NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days....
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Argentina president rejects accusations against government

BUENOS AIRES (AP) -- President Cristina Fernandez said Monday it was "unreasonable" to think that her government would have shielded Iranian officials suspected in Argentina's largest terrorist attack, using her first public comments since the mysterious death of a prosecutor to reject his accusations against her....
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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

HAVANA (AP) -- Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access....
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Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle - a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition....
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Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US

NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days....
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Pennsylvanians take precautions as intense storm approaches

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf declared a state of emergency as a nor'easter approached. The Philadelphia area was expected to be hardest hit, with a foot of snow possible....
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150 Guard members on alert as Pa. braces for overnight snow

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania is calling up a small number of National Guard members and bracing for an overnight storm that's expected to hit hardest in the Philadelphia area....
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Philadelphia declaring snow emergency

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The city of Philadelphia is declaring a snow emergency as of 6 p.m. Monday as a large winter storm approaches Pennsylvania....
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AP PHOTOS: 10 worst Northeast snowstorms in last 60 years

The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S....
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State Senate GOP sues Wolf over ouster of Corbett appointee

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate sued Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday over his firing of his predecessor's appointee as head of the state Office of Open Records, adding fuel to a partisan clash during the new chief executive's first week in office....
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Pennsylvania House GOP leader talks taxes, medical marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Republican floor leader in the state House said Monday that property tax reform, public pensions and liquor privatization need to be in the mix as budget talks get underway with the new Democratic governor....
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Man gets 11 1/2 to 23 1/2 months in bomb manufacture

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to making a bomb that authorities said was intended for his wife's paramour has been sentenced to 11 1/2 to 23 1/2 months in prison....
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Probation for ex-officer shot on job, lauded, later arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before a downward spiral that left him in custody on $60 million bail has been sentenced to probation....
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Democratic National Committee delegation revisits Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A delegation from the Democratic National Committee revisited some of Columbus' trendy downtown neighborhoods Monday while working to decide on a host city for its 2016 convention....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who would you most want to see as the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016? <More Info>

Jeb Bush:
Mitt Romney:
Chris Christie:
Chris Christie:
43%
Mitt Romney:
29%
Jeb Bush:
28%
Total Votes: 21,225

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Reverend Sharpton that action should be taken against the Academy Awards before or during the February 22nd Academy Award Show?

No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 20,178

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