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Tom Wolf campaign apologizes for copied passages

29 min 30 sec ago
The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says it has fired the worker responsible for copying passages of his 46-page policy paper from reports written by Johnson Controls Inc. employees on energy...
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Police say teens killed Amish family's pet donkey

1 hour 49 min ago
Three central Pennsylvania teenagers are accused of fatally shooting a pet donkey on an Amish family's farm.
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Hope in Fairy Tales Formals: Making Special Events Affordable

2 hours 3 min ago
Hope in Fairy Tales Formals works to make sure every young woman going to prom, homecoming, or a special event can have their dream dress.
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Trial ordered in case of ailing man's stolen dog

2 hours 13 min ago
A woman charged with stealing a cancer-stricken man's dog and having it euthanized has been ordered to stand trial.
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Youngstown State to interview Tressel for top job

2 hours 17 min ago
Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is among six candidates being interviewed for the president's job at Youngstown State University, where he used to coach.
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Woman dead, firefighter injured in Ohio house fire

2 hours 33 min ago
A fire official says a woman was found dead and a firefighter was injured in a house fire in southwestern Ohio.
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Fracking Fluid Supplier Will Disclose Chemicals Used

2 hours 37 min ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets. The move by Baker Hughes of Houston is a major shift. It's unclear if other firms will follow suit. Environmental and health groups have criticized the industry for not disclosing all of the chemicals used in drilling.
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Longtime disappearance suspect to stay in Pa. jail

2 hours 37 min ago
A convicted child molester long suspected in a notorious 1979 child disappearance case will spend six to 20 years in a Pennsylvania prison for failing to register an address under Megan's Law the last time he left prison.
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UPDATE: Wheeling Man Accused of Sexual Abuse Sentenced to Prison

3 hours 13 min ago
A Wheeling man accused of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian will spend the next 5-25 years in prison.
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W.Va. tourism commissioner retiring

3 hours 37 min ago
West Virginia Tourism Commissioner Betty Carver is retiring after a 37-year career working for the state.
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Scranton Diocese clerk gets prison for $340K theft

3 hours 37 min ago
A longtime employee of the Diocese of Scranton is going to prison for stealing more than $340,000 from a fund for Roman Catholic missions that help the poor.
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Christian leader: Attack not motivated by religion

4 hours 9 min ago
The leader of a Christian organization that operates a hospital in Afghanistan where three people were shot dead by a security guard says he does not believe the shootings were motivated by religion.
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WVa to receive $5.6M from feds for laid-off miners

4 hours 17 min ago
West Virginia is receiving an additional $5.6 million in federal grants to help coal workers affected by mine closures and layoffs.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

4 hours 33 min ago
The State Highway Patrol says a small, privately owned helicopter crashed into a farmer's field in central Ohio, seriously injuring the two men aboard the aircraft. The crash this afternoon severely damaged the...
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

4 hours 33 min ago
The State Highway Patrol says a small, privately owned helicopter crashed into a farmer's field in central Ohio, seriously injuring the two men aboard the aircraft. The crash this afternoon severely damaged the...
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Pa. teacher charged with heroin trafficking

4 hours 45 min ago
A special education teacher in central Pennsylvania is on administrative leave after being charged with heroin trafficking charge.
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Democrats outraise GOP incumbents in 2 Ohio races

4 hours 53 min ago
Democrats have outraised incumbent Republicans in two statewide races this period, as Ohio's GOP Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) built on his fundraising lead over Democratic opponent Ed FitzGerald.
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News Minute: Here's the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

5 hours 37 min ago
Governor Tom Corbett is attacking two of his weakest polling points, his job approval by women voters and his efforts on education. He attended the kickoff today of a women's campaign committee with his wife, Susan,...
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News Minute: Here's the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

5 hours 37 min ago
Governor Tom Corbett is attacking two of his weakest polling points, his job approval by women voters and his efforts on education. He attended the kickoff today of a women's campaign committee with his wife, Susan,...
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News Minute: Here's the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

5 hours 37 min ago
Governor Tom Corbett is attacking two of his weakest polling points, his job approval by women voters and his efforts on education. He attended the kickoff today of a women's campaign committee with his wife, Susan,...
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