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Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory....
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Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory....
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Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday....
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Investigators reach Ukraine crash site

ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) -- An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time....
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1 killed, 2 injured in Pennsylvania Turnpike crash

GLENMOORE, Pa. (AP) -- One person has been killed and two others have been injured after a driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Wallace Township....
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Police: 2 suspects shot by Philly officers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say two men were shot during separate confrontations with Philadelphia police officers less than an hour apart in different parts of the city....
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6 Philadelphia officers charged in corruption case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Six Philadelphia narcotics officers have been indicted on charges they spent years shaking down drug dealers, using gangland tactics to rob them of cash and drugs, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday....
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2 days of EPA coal pollution hearings set to begin

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Two days of public hearings were set to begin in Pittsburgh on stricter pollution rules for coal-burning power plants proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency....
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NFL retirees lose round in concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected an attempt by seven former professional football players to intervene in a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million....
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Ex-university official won't be investigated

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office won't investigate a former state university official accused of sexually assaulting students several years ago because it's already defending the university in the students' civil lawsuit, state officials told the students' lawyer....
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Pennsylvania state police defend fitness test

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The head of the Pennsylvania State Police urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to withdraw a new lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminate against women....
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Ohio: 2nd fine levied against prison food vendor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee....
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Former education exec pleads guilty to theft

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The former executive director of a western Pennsylvania regional educational agency pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge that she used her work credit card for personal purchases....
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Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution regulations for coal-burning power plants....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you approve or disapprove of the President's handling of the situation between Israel and the Palestinians? <More Info>

Approve:
Disapprove:
Disapprove:
75%
Approve:
25%
Total Votes: 6,397

Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled?

Yes:
75%
No:
25%
Total Votes: 7,572

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