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A day after missing deal deadline, Iran nuclear talks resume

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on. And as the latest round hit the week mark, three of the six foreign ministers involved left the talks with prospects for agreement remaining uncertain....
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Buhari: Nigeria embraces democracy, 1-party state behind us

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election....
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Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit

TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq declared a "magnificent victory" Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a key step in driving the militants out of their biggest strongholds....
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Israeli leader says world needs 'better deal' with Iran

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday made a last-ditch appeal for world powers to call off an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran, saying the world must insist on a "better deal" that links concessions to a change in Tehran's behavior....
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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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In Etan Patz case, defense focuses on the other suspect

NEW YORK (AP) -- An enigmatic figure looms over the trial of a man who confessed to killing Etan Patz: the former suspect who some still believe is behind the disappearance of the 6-year-old on May 25, 1979....
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Ads featuring Hitler, Arab leader appearing on Philly buses

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Provocative ads showing a photograph of Adolf Hitler with a former Arab leader have started appearing on Philadelphia transit buses....
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DEP holding Q-and-A, public hearing on Shell cracker plant

MONACA, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a question-and-answer session to be followed by a public hearing on Shell Chemical's plans for a petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania....
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Blaze that killed firefighter in porch collapse was accident

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania house fire that caused a porch to collapse, killing a volunteer firefighter, has been ruled an accident....
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Pittsburgh rewrites rules on naming public property

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh is changing the way it names public property as it considers affixing a former mayor's name to a $2.3 million soccer facility he championed....
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Pittsburgh pays tribute to eagle eggs that failed to hatch

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- People in Pittsburgh are placing flowers and signs of encouragement at a makeshift memorial to two closely watched bald eagle eggs that failed to hatch....
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Charges dropped against man in Pittsburgh bar guard slaying

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania have dropped charges against a suspect in the shooting death of a security guard at a Pittsburgh bar....
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Avedon exhibit features portraits of 1960s-70s newsmakers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A new exhibit focusing on Richard Avedon's photos of political and cultural newsmakers invites visitors to rethink the concept of portraits in the age of the selfie....
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Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage

ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) -- A just-terminated volunteer firefighter returned to his Philadelphia-area firehouse with a 9mm handgun Tuesday and held four firefighters hostage, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour later, police said....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you see it as a positive sign that negotiations are continuing or a negative sign that no agreement has been reached after months of talks aimed at curtailing Iran's nuclear program? <More Info>

Positive Sign:
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Negative Sign:
83%
Positive Sign:
17%
Total Votes: 12,605

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think Indiana's Religious Free Restoration Act is fine the way it is written or should it be clarified to make sure it isn't used by business owners to exclude gay and lesbian customers from services?

Fine-Way It Is:
62%
Needs Clarification:
38%
Total Votes: 8,567

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