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Tombstone dealer pleads to taking $90K, not filling orders

PENN HILLS, Pa. (AP) -- Prosecutors say he's a monument to deception....
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Contractor killed at natural gas terminal near Philadelphia

MARCUS HOOK, Pa. (AP) -- Sunoco Logistics says a contractor has died in an industrial accident at its oil and natural gas storage and processing facility outside Philadelphia....
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Pickup truck collides with school bus, sending 4 to hospital

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Four elementary school students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a pickup truck collided with their bus in central Pennsylvania....
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Pittsburgh police: Man critical after being shot in mouth

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police say a man is in critical condition after being shot in the mouth....
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NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas

NEW YORK (AP) -- It was a run-of-the-mill complaint - a smell of gas - with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking....
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Prosecutors: Ex-drug cops on trial looted millions in cash

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Lawyers for six former police officers charged with stealing millions of dollars in cash and drugs while working undercover attacked the Justice Department case Monday as a fable crafted by 19 drug dealers and a dirty colleague....
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Michigan entrepreneur claiming idea for Heinz Dip & Squeeze

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Michigan food entrepreneur claims the "Little Dipper" condiment package he patented in 1997 led H.J. Heinz Co. to develop its Dip & Squeeze ketchup packets, which it rolled out in February 2010, lawyers in opening statements told a federal court jury in Pittsburgh on Monday....
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Lawyer: Mumia Abu-Jamal hospitalized for unknown reason

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been hospitalized, but his lawyer says prison officials won't tell him why....
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Jury awards $38.5 million-plus in fatal shooting at plant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The families of two women killed by a co-worker at a northeast Philadelphia plant 4 1/2 years ago were awarded $38.5 million in punitive damages from a security guard firm on Monday....
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High school students plan walkout over nude photo sharing

LANSDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Students at a suburban Philadelphia high school are planning a walkout after nude photos and videos of female classmates were allegedly shared online....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think Indiana's Religious Free Restoration Act is fine the way it is written or should it be clarified to make sure it isn't used by business owners to exclude gay and lesbian customers from services? <More Info>

Fine-Way It Is:
Needs Clarification:
Fine-Way It Is:
66%
Needs Clarification:
34%
Total Votes: 6,277

Yesterday's Poll

Should Democrats win back the majority in the Senate in 2016, would Senator Chuck Schumer be a good choice for the majority leader?

No:
65%
Yes:
35%
Total Votes: 8,871