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292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured....
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292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured....
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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine, the alliance's chief said Wednesday....
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If filed, plane lawsuits might not get heard in US

BEIJING (AP) -- Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas....
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Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Students planned to gather in prayer and in support of one another on the football field of a Pittsburgh-area high school where classes were scheduled to resume Wednesday, a week after a mass stabbing....
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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Another GOP lawmaker backs drilling industry tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Another Republican state lawmaker in the Republican-controlled Legislature is lining up behind a proposal to impose a new tax on Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry....
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Union PAC donations, not names, ordered released

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's open records agency has ruled that the state government must disclose the amounts of donations to political action committees that are taken directly out of public-sector union workers' paychecks, but it does not have to make the donors' names public....
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Philly's 13th St. brings good luck to great food

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tourism officials will tell you the restaurant-rich area at the heart of downtown is called Midtown Village, but that moniker hasn't entirely caught on with the locals....
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Judge keeps GOP opponent to Gov. Corbett on ballot

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The lone Republican running against Gov. Tom Corbett in next month's primary election won a court decision Tuesday that lets him stay on the ballot....
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Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania....
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Obama, Biden to visit western Pa. college

OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) -- The president and vice president will be in western Pennsylvania on Wednesday to talk about job training....
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Google VP to become new Carnegie Mellon dean

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Google vice president will become the new dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science....
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UPMC can copy ex-Pittsburgh mayor's computer

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center can have a copy of the contents of the former mayor's computer in case it contains information relevant to a civil rights lawsuit the hospital network has pending against the city, a federal judge ruled Tuesday....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the Social Security Administration's policy of seizing tax refunds to repay decades-old Social Security overpayments is fair? <More Info>

Yes:
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55%
Yes:
45%
Total Votes: 4,049

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think public shaming court sentences are are fair?

Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 3,192

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