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Activists, Kurds: Islamic State group nearly out of Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group has nearly been pushed out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, activists and Kurdish officials said Monday, marking a major symbolic victory both for the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition targeting the militants....
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Activists, Kurds: Islamic State group nearly out of Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group has nearly been pushed out of the Syrian border town of Kobani, activists and Kurdish officials said Monday, marking a major symbolic victory both for the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition targeting the militants....
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Greece's Syriza to form gov't after election victory

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's Syriza party gained the key backing needed to form a government Monday, creating a surprise alliance with a small right-wing party that signals possible confrontation over the country's bailout....
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Japan seeks Jordan's help on gaining hostage's release

TOKYO (AP) -- Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries Monday in its race to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group, with no signs of progress on securing his release....
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Truck crash closes part of Interstate 81 near Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A section of Interstate 81 in central Pennsylvania is closed after a tractor-trailer jack-knifed and a truck filled with cases of beer crashed into the median....
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What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:...
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Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

NEW YORK (AP) -- Northeast residents are girding for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow....
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Philadelphia schools closing early as major snow storm looms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Schools in Philadelphia are closing early ahead of a major coastal storm that's expected to bring 12-16 inches of snow to the region....
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What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast

The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:...
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Woman stabbed, robbed outside Philadelphia convenience store

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police are looking for a man who stole a woman's purse and stabbed her as she attempted to drive away from a convenience store in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia....
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Kane investigation keeps mystifying state's legal community

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The unusual, court-ordered probe into whether the state attorney general's office illegally shared secret investigative material with a newspaper keeps mystifying Pennsylvania's legal community....
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Homestead fire deliberately set, investigators say

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in western Pennsylvania say they have confirmed that a fire that ravaged buildings in the main business district of the poor Pittsburgh suburb of Homestead was deliberately set....
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Trial ordered for ex-principal in test cheating probe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A former Philadelphia elementary school principal has been ordered to stand trial on allegations of cheating on standardized tests....
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Shooting deaths of man, woman ruled murder-suicide

EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the deaths of a suburban Philadelphia man and woman have been ruled a murder-suicide....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Who would you most want to see as the Republican Party nominee for president in 2016? <More Info>

Jeb Bush:
Mitt Romney:
Chris Christie:
Jeb Bush:
36%
Mitt Romney:
33%
Chris Christie:
31%
Total Votes: 12,041

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with Reverend Sharpton that action should be taken against the Academy Awards before or during the February 22nd Academy Award Show?

No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 20,178

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