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Joint Chiefs chair: 'No safe haven' for militants

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes on the Islamic State group's military strongholds in Syria achieved their aim of showing the extremists that their savage attacks will not go unanswered, the top American military officer said Tuesday. Separately, the U.S. launched strikes against a group said to be plotting to attack the U.S. and Western interests....
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Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer....
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Joint Chiefs chair: 'No safe haven' for militants

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes on the Islamic State group's military strongholds in Syria achieved their aim of showing the extremists that their savage attacks will not go unanswered, the top American military officer said Tuesday. Separately, the U.S. launched strikes against a group said to be plotting to attack the U.S. and Western interests....
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Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning - the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau....
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Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials....
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Corbett, Wolf joust over taxes, finances in debate

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett's handling of the economy and schools....
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Girl, 15, shot, killed near Philadelphia hospital

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say a 15-year-old girl has died after she was shot during a disturbance near a Philadelphia hospital....
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DA drops charges against homeless man in suite

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania have dropped charges against a homeless man found squatting inside the presidential suite of a Pittsburgh hotel last fall....
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2 plead in union intimidation case in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Several Philadelphia ironworkers are pleading guilty in a labor intimidation case that involves the arson of a Quaker meeting house....
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House signs off on Philly schools tax measure

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The state House of Representatives on Monday advanced a bill to provide crucial revenue for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District....
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Washington files lawsuit against online company

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Washington state's attorney general is suing a Philadelphia-based online company that he says used deceptive marketing tactics on millions of customers across the country....
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PennDOT to award bulk bridge-building contracts

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to choose a private-sector team to replace at least 558 ailing state bridges and maintain them for 25 years as part of an innovative public-private partnership, an official said Monday....
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New Pittsburgh mayor's budget includes tax hike

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's first proposed budget includes a half-mill property tax increase that will cost homeowners about $40 for each $100,000 their property is worth. That factors in discounts including homestead exemptions....
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DA to seek death penalty in pregnant woman's death

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) -- A prosecutor will pursue the death penalty against a western Pennsylvania man jailed on charges that he killed his pregnant girlfriend and her baby....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree that Mayor Peduto is being fiscally responsible by raising property taxes to correct a last year's tax decrease miscalculation? <More Info>

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97%
Yes:
3%
Total Votes: 10,307

Yesterday's Poll

Do you support a proposal allowing for the arming of teachers and administrators in Pennsylvania schools?

Yes:
56%
No:
44%
Total Votes: 11,540

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