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Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination....
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Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest city. Activists, meanwhile, said government forces were also shelling rebel-held parts of the city, killing two people and wounding several....
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Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone....
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Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear

TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea, the world's last great master of Cold War-era spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week....
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Attorney general's office wants Hershey School board changes

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office is seeking the resignation of three board members at the Milton Hershey School for disadvantaged children....
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Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg....
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High school teacher charged with institutional sex assault

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia high school English teacher faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having a month-long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student....
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Pennsylvania highway damaged by gas blast still being fixed

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A rural highway damaged when a natural gas pipeline exploded into a fireball in western Pennsylvania will remain closed for repairs for at least a few more days....
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Appeals court rejects latest claim by Erie collar bomb perp

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has rejected a request for a new trial by a western Pennsylvania woman convicted in a bizarre bank robbery plot that killed a pizza deliveryman forced to wear a bomb collar....
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Cops: Brothers selling heroin in Burger King kids' area

NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) -- Two brothers are jailed on charges they sold $4,600 worth of heroin to an undercover officer in the children's play area of a Pennsylvania Burger King....
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Broken water main creates 'geyser,' closes Pittsburgh road

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A water main break has caused a geyser-like rush of water from a manhole, closing a busy Pittsburgh street indefinitely....
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7 Philadelphia child welfare workers fired for false reports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania officials say several Philadelphia child welfare workers have been fired in connection with false reports about home visits....
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Cross-bearing 'Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespass

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge....
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Investigators looking into oil sheen on Philadelphia river

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say they still don't know why there's an oil sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) River in Philadelphia....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with Warren Buffet that the U.S. economy is headed in the right direction and not any one single president will change that? <More Info>

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46%
Total Votes: 5,748

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the first priority of school administrators should be to maintain academics rather than capital improvements and athletic facility upgrades?

Yes
89%
No
11%
Total Votes: 10,263

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