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Banker, philanthropist Leo Moskovitz dies at 109

JERMYN, Pa. (AP) -- A northeast Pennsylvania banker and philanthropist who often credited having an unlisted phone number as the key to becoming one of the oldest people in the world has died....
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Sloppy weather slows Thanksgiving travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday as millions of Americans made the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways sloppy along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor....
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Man paralyzed by police urges retrial decision

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Defense attorneys for a young black man paralyzed after being shot by a white city police officer during a traffic stop contend his life is being endangered by a prosecutor's delay in deciding whether to retry him on some criminal counts....
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Eagles-Cowboys capsule

PHILADELPHIA (8-3) at DALLAS (8-3)...
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Thundersnow a surprise guest on Thanksgiving eve

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Angela Marcantonini (mahr-kan-toh-NEE'-nee) says it's one of the strangest things she's ever heard....
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ACC teams struggling to break big kick returns

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's Ryan Switzer made returning punts for touchdowns look easy last season. He's been frequently frustrated this time around....
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Police: Man duped resort by faking being a doctor

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Michigan man has been jailed on charges that he stayed at a posh southwestern Pennsylvania resort and ran up a $16,000 tab by pretending to be a heart surgeon and golf pro who was in town to interview for a job at a nearby hospital....
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University of Nebraska hires branding firm

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- The University of Nebraska has hired a Philadelphia-based branding firm to help the university brag about its institutes, online class offerings and general educational opportunities....
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Courts uphold death sentence in Pa. athlete murder

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A man convicted of murdering a college lacrosse star from suburban Philadelphia in 1996 has lost a bid to avoid the death penalty....
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2 teens shot by hunter unloading rifle near school

TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say two teenagers were shot in eastern Pennsylvania by a man who says his rifle accidentally discharged while he was unloading it....
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Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb....
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Residents asking why city smells like cat urine

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Residents are hoping tests on air samples can explain why their western Pennsylvania city smells like cat urine....
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Lawyer: Pennsylvania man's pipe bomb 'inoperable'

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) -- The attorney for a central Pennsylvania man awaiting trial on charges he built a remote-controlled pipe bomb intended to blow up his wife's paramour says the device was inoperable....
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Pennsylvania man charged in boat passenger's death

ENTRIKEN, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man has been charged in a boat crash at Raystown Lake which killed his best friend's girlfriend....
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Police: 'Fake' doctor jailed in hotel stay scheme

FARMINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a Michigan man has been jailed on charges he stayed at a posh southwestern Pennsylvania resort by pretending to be a doctor....
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Ex-Pa. judge disbarred after prison term for fraud

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A former northeast Pennsylvania judge who served 30 months in prison for fraud has been banned from practicing law....
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DEP awaiting tests for 'cat urine' smell in city

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- State environmental officials don't believe a "cat urine" smell plaguing part of one western Pennsylvania city is harmful, but neither do they yet know what's causing it....
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PennDOT warns against travel on I-81 during storm

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is urging holiday drivers to avoid Interstate 81 as a storm that's bringing up to a foot of heavy, wet snow descends on the region....
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Man gets prison _ and lecture _ for tattooing girl

MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man received 16 months to five years in prison - and a lecture from the judge -for tattooing a smiley face and a derogatory word on a 12-year-old girl who spent the night at his home last year....
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Police: Man extorted $13K to not reveal affair

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that he extorted $13,000 from another man in exchange for not telling the alleged victim's wife that he was having an affair....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the St Louis grand jury's decision? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
94%
No:
6%
Total Votes: 7,781

Yesterday's Poll

Is President Obama's immigration plan based on prosecutorial discretion or Presidential overreach?

Presidential Overreach:
88%
Prosecutorial Discretion:
12%
Total Votes: 25,408