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HK police warn protesters not to charge buildings

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong police warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory's leader didn't resign by Thursday....
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Putin: state will support sanctions-hit sectors

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin says the state will offer support to sectors of the economy that have been hit by international sanctions, but says the country in general is unconcerned about the sanctions' consequences....
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HK police warn protesters not to charge buildings

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong police warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory's leader didn't resign by Thursday....
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Hong Kong protests hit city's role as finance hub

HONG KONG (AP) -- Shops in Hong Kong have closed and the local stock market has plunged but protesters are gambling their agitation for greater democracy will pay off by preserving institutions that made this former British colony a profitable asset to China....
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Philadelphia set to cut ribbon on new boardwalk

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bikers and runners on Philadelphia's Schuylkill (SKOO'-kill) River Trail already travel past iconic sites like the art museum and Boathouse Row. Now they get to walk on water....
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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:...
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Trooper accidentally shot in training exercise

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania state trooper killed Tuesday during a firearms training exercise in suburban Philadelphia was fatally wounded when another trooper's gun accidentally discharged, Capt. James Raykovitz announced Wednesday afternoon....
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Porn emails case emerges in gubernatorial debate

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett crossed swords Wednesday over the newly disclosed email chains of pornographic videos and images between employees of the attorney general's office, with Corbett calling it a "cheap shot" for Wolf to suggest that he bore responsibility....
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Point State Park honored as 'Great Public Space'

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's Point State Park has been named one of America's 10 Great Public Spaces by the American Planning Association....
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New Jersey 'Bricks R Us' supplier gets 24 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A New Jersey man with 17 prior convictions will spend 24 years in federal prison for helping supply a Pittsburgh-area ring heroin ring, some of whose members wore T-shirts labeled "Bricks R Us."...
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Enterovirus case confirmed in SW Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the first case of enterovirus D68 in southwestern Pennsylvania....
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Allegheny College prof charged with child porn

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An award-winning contemporary literature professor was expected to resign after federal agents arrested the northwestern Pennsylvania man on child pornography charges....
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2 troopers hurt in fall from tree stand in manhunt

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- State police say two troopers injured in a fall from a tree stand while searching for the fugitive suspected of ambushing a northeastern Pennsylvania barracks were treated and released after they were flown to a hospital....
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USIS background firm cuts 1,200 Pennsylvania jobs

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A company that performs background checks for the federal government has cut 1,200 jobs in western Pennsylvania after losing two government contracts....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think U.S. Carriers should suspend flights to and from the infected areas in West Africa to stem the spread of Ebola? <More Info>

Yes:
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Yes:
73%
No:
27%
Total Votes: 5,061

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the rapid rise of Islamic State is the result of a political/policy failure or an intelligence failure?

Political/Policy Failure:
81%
Intelligence Failure:
19%
Total Votes: 13,005

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