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Police: 9 in crashed SUV turned over to feds, free

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- State police say 9 Hispanic individuals whose vehicle was allegedly hit by an intoxicated driver on a southwestern Pennsylvania highway were turned over to federal immigration officials, but have since been released....
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Pennsylvania bans hunting in manhunt search area

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Hunting and trapping has been banned in seven northeastern Pennsylvania townships after police found explosive devices allegedly left by the suspect in last month's deadly ambush at a state police barracks....
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List of 21 people being honored as Carnegie Heroes

Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Tuesday:...
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Police say ambush suspect is making errors

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they repeated a call for him to surrender....
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Ex-Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game is among 22 people being honored with medals and cash awards from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission....
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Sparks fly at 2nd Corbett, Wolf campaign debate

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A lively second debate between Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf became tense Wednesday as Wolf sought to assign blame to Corbett for budget deficits and struggling schools while Corbett tried to frame Wolf as the candidate who will favor labor unions over taxpayers....
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Teen killer re-sentenced in death of fellow robber

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh man who learned how to cook crack cocaine and load a gun by the time he was 10 has had his life sentence reduced by a judge who believes the defendant has changed since he was convicted in a deadly street robbery....
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Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff at the state Capitol and in Montgomery County in honor of a state trooper accidentally shot and killed during a gun training exercise at a safety facility....
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Porn emails case emerges in gubernatorial debate

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf is suggesting that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett bears responsibility for his employees as attorney general who are said to have exchanged pornographic videos and images through office emails....
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Pittsburgh's public broadcasting company cuts jobs

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's public television and radio station is cutting jobs, citing the recession and lesser funding from the state and federal government....
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Man gets 15 to 40 years in botched robbery slaying

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to 15 to 40 years in prison on convictions in the murder of another man in what authorities called a botched robbery attempt during a drug deal....
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Judge tosses theft charge against Pittsburgh cop

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A district judge has dismissed a theft charge against a Pittsburgh detective who found an envelope with $220 in a convenience store and didn't immediately report it or hand it over to supervisors....
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2 face endangerment charges after near-drowning

BOLIVAR, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania couple has been charged with endangering their four children after police found deplorable conditions in their home after their baby almost drowned in a bathtub....
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Jury mulling barbershop owner slaying case

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Jurors resume deliberations Wednesday in the case of a man charged in the murder of a southeastern Pennsylvania barbershop owner eight years ago....
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Sub to trial on charges she had sex with students

NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania high school substitute English teacher has been ordered to stand trial on charges she had sex with two 18-year-old students days before they graduated....
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Pennsylvania infant hit by bullet will be blind

CLUNE, Pa. (AP) -- The family of a 6-day-old Pennsylvania boy who was wounded by a hunter's stray bullet says the infant is expected to survive but will be blind....
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Man gets life in murder of man on walking trail

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in prison in the murder of a man on a rural walking trail during what authorities called a drug-related robbery last year....
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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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Judge bars previous conviction in fatal hit-run

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has ruled that prosecutors will not be able to raise a previous conviction in the trial of a man charged in the hit-and-run crash that killed a woman on Mother's Day last year....
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Officials: 3 elk illegally killed in Pennsylvania

KARTHAUS, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say suspects have been arrested in the illegal shooting of three bull elk in central Pennsylvania last month, including one of the largest bulls ever recorded in the commonwealth....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the rapid rise of Islamic State is the result of a political/policy failure or an intelligence failure? <More Info>

Political/Policy Failure:
Intelligence Failure:
Political/Policy Failure:
79%
Intelligence Failure:
21%
Total Votes: 7,200

Yesterday's Poll

Under the circumstances do you think this was the best possible settlement?

No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 11,379