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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home....
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when he shot his girlfriend multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home....
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Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk

MOSCOW (AP) -- The head of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when his corporate jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday....
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HK leader: Room to discuss election committee

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's Beijing-backed leader says his government won't let the public nominate candidates to succeed him, as thousands of protesters demand, but there's room to discuss how to form a key committee that would pick candidates....
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Court justice suspended over role in porn scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general's office....
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Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect

Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush....
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Nobel laureate to be honored in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- When Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls' education, she will do so as the world's youngest Nobel laureate....
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Man ordered to pay slain wife's funeral expenses

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man serving a life term in the strangulation murder of his wife has been ordered to pay her family more than $14,000 to compensate them for her funeral expenses....
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Sears to shutter 5 Pennsylvania stores

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Sears is closing five Pennsylvania stores in January....
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Fire that killed 6 began downstairs; cause unclear

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A house fire that killed four children, their mother and their stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remained unclear, a public safety official said Monday....
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Wolf reports $1.3M in 2013 income

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported $1.3 million in adjusted gross income in 2013, according to two pages of his 2013 tax return he released after the six-month extension period expired last week....
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Man admits killing 95-year-old, demanding sex

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty to fatally injuring a 95-year-old woman after demanding sex from her during a break-in....
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4 cruisers damaged in chase by Pa. troopers

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Four Pennsylvania state police cars were damaged during a car chase that prompted one trooper to fire multiple shots at a fleeing vehicle in the Gettysburg area....
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Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Monica Lewinsky says she was "patient zero" in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is? <More Info>

Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
Leave Law as is:
Repeal Law/Start Over:
55%
Go Through Law Piece by Piece:
31%
Leave Law as is:
15%
Total Votes: 5,752

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high?

Yes:
51%
No:
49%
Total Votes: 6,666

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