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Peshmerga troops start entering Syrian border town

SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered a northern Syrian border town, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani, activists said....
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Peshmerga troops start entering Syrian border town

SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered a northern Syrian border town, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani, activists said....
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Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to kill a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that quickly sparked clashes between masked stone throwers and Israeli riot police, threatening to further enflame the already high tensions in the city....
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Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps....
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Lawyer: Ex-Philly judge Berry pleading guilty

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The lawyer for a retired Philadelphia judge says he'll plead guilty to criminal charges in connection with using his judicial office to run his private property-management company....
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Pa. woman convicted in huffing-related fatal crash

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania woman accused of huffing dust spray before a fatal car crash has been convicted of third-degree murder....
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Pa. coroner auctioning off guns used in suicides

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths....
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Found in South Pacific: Boy missing from Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) -- An FBI spokeswoman says a 9-year-old Pennsylvania boy who vanished while visiting his father in Seattle has been found safe on an island in the South Pacific....
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Wolf would seek to undo cuts in poverty programs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- If elected, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf would try to restore cuts or restrictions imposed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett to a couple key poverty programs, his campaign said this week....
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Lab tech: Dead doctor's blood had 'lethal' poison

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A neurologist who died after suddenly falling ill had a "very, very high" level of cyanide in her blood, a lab technician testified Wednesday at the criminal homicide trial for her husband, a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher....
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Ex-student: I didn't report harassment out of fear

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man who accuses a former university administrator of groping him testified Wednesday he didn't tell anyone about it for several years partly out of fear he'd be perceived as gay....
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Mother bear, 3 cubs killed near airport runway

AVOCA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a family of black bears was shot and killed near a northeastern Pennsylvania airport earlier this month because they posed a threat to incoming flights and customers....
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Electric Antonio Brown soaring for Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Antonio Brown's brilliance is sometimes overshadowed by everything else that comes with it....
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Philly mayor pushing Dick Allen for Hall of Fame

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is joining a campaign to get former Phillies slugger Dick Allen elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think state supreme court justices should be appointed by the governor or elected by the people? <More Info>

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66%
Appointed:
34%
Total Votes: 7,098

Yesterday's Poll

With less than a week to go until the midterm elections, will the president's leadership and agenda influence your vote?

Yes:
64%
No:
36%
Total Votes: 13,472

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