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Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

WASHINGTON (AP) -- After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016....
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AP NewsBreak: Canada to criminalize public terror threats

TORONTO (AP) -- Canada will introduce new anti-terror laws that will make it a crime to promote terrorism against Canadians online or elsewhere, a senior government official said Friday....
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Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border town

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Chad sent a warplane dropping bombs and ground troops to drive Islamic extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday....
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French fracture laid bare as 8-year-old praises terrorists

PARIS (AP) -- It was bad enough when France learned that the minute of silence for victims of the nation's deadliest terror attacks in decades was not respected by all students. Some children contested it, others walked out. But when an 8-year old Muslim boy proclaimed, "I am with the terrorists," the alarm bells sounded at full strength....
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Regulators reject addition of river herring to fishing plan

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- In a decision lauded by state regulators and decried by environmentalists, federal regulators ruled this week that a plan to extend conservation efforts to river herring is not necessary at this time....
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35 years after Etan Patz vanished, boy's murder trial opens

NEW YORK (AP) -- Thirty-five years after a 6-year-old boy disappeared in Manhattan in a case that shaped the nation's approach to missing children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping....
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5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:...
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Death penalty sought in Pennsylvania math teacher's killing

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against a man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home....
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Pro wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, hides food in fanny pack

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack....
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Brothers waive hearing on charges in fatal canoeing accident

JOHNSONBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Two brothers have waived a preliminary hearing on charges they were drunk when their canoe capsized in Pennsylvania, killing the fiancée of one of the men....
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Medical examiner says suicide ended post-shooting standoff

PLEASANT HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- The Allegheny County medical examiner says a man found dead in the Pittsburgh suburbs after an armed standoff with police had fatally shot himself....
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District attorney ends lie detector deal in molestation case

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A district attorney has rejected a proposed lie detector deal for a man charged with molesting two young girls at a day care center operated by his wife....
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Louisiana firm plans to sell Albemarle plant in Pennsylvania

TYRONE, Pa. (AP) -- A Louisiana chemical company plans to sell a central Pennsylvania plant that makes fertilizer additives and other products....
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Pot charge dropped against Patriots' Blount near Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Prosecutors have dropped a marijuana charge against New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount that stemmed from an August arrest with former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Le'Veon Bell....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Loretta Lynch will be confirmed to become the first African American woman to hold the nation's highest law-enforcement job. <More Info>

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80%
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20%
Total Votes: 10,054

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the criteria to determine tax-exempt status of non-profits should be the responsibility of the General Assembly?

Yes:
60%
No:
40%
Total Votes: 22,364

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