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Russian priest feels closer to God in serenity of Antarctica

KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) -- Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to Mass anybody wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island....
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Russian priest feels closer to God in serenity of Antarctica

KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica (AP) -- Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to Mass anybody wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island....
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Netanyahu's Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech this week before the U.S. Congress, in which he argued against an emerging nuclear deal with Iran, has received tacit support from an unlikely quarter -- Saudi Arabia....
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Head of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The head of the U.N. agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of a company - and she will have to wait until she's 50-years-old to have an equal chance to lead a country....
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Returning champ Reigel defaults in Class AAA PIAA wrestling

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Fewer than 30 minutes had elapsed in the opening round of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class AAA Wrestling Championships, and a returning state champion has already lost....
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Philadelphia officer shot dead while trying to stop robbery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday....
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Amtrak to continue limited schedule on Northeast Corridor

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amtrak says its trains will continue to operate on a limited schedule between New York and Washington as the region is affected by a late-winter storm....
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States on edge about the future of health insurance markets

MIAMI (AP) -- Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. And a summer decision from the justices leaves little time for backup planning....
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More than 10 inches of snow hits southeastern Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Snowfall accumulations exceeded 10 inches in parts of suburban Philadelphia on Thursday, as accidents closed highways in eastern Pennsylvania, flights and trains were canceled and the snow was sure to cause more problems Friday....
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Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal....
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Roof of Philadelphia apartment house collapses, no one hurt

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The roof of an apartment building in Philadelphia has caved in but authorities say no injuries are reported....
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Judge asked to give boy, then 11, new trial in 2009 slaying

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Attorneys for a boy who was just 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee asked a judge on Thursday to dismiss those charges or, at least, grant him a new juvenile court trial....
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Philadelphia mayor unveils 9 percent property tax hike plan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter hopes to raise property taxes by 9 percent, an increase he said Thursday would raise millions for the city's struggling school district....
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Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers without power in West Virginia....
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Should it be mandatory that all email account used for official government business be under the control of the U.S. government? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the incentive program is a good idea?

No:
68%
Yes:
32%
Total Votes: 10,260

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