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John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 11:58am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. 
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Mom Walks in Son's Place at Graduation Days After Post-Prom Car Crash

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:36am
One mother lost her son just four days before his high school graduation after a post-prom car crash.
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Carbon monoxide sends 8 people to hospital; 2 critical

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 10:00am
Authorities in southeastern Pennsylvania say a carbon monoxide leak sent eight people to the hospital, two of them in critical condition.
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Woman arrested after 4 dogs found dead in Pittsburgh home

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 9:36am
Authorities in western Pennsylvania say they have arrested a woman after four dogs were found dead in a Pittsburgh home.
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One Ohio Valley Hospital is Celebrating its 125th year in Operation

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 8:58pm
One Ohio Valley Hospital is celebrating its 125th year in operation.
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Tito's Sloppy Dogs Holds First Ever Hot Dog Eating Contest

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 6:45pm
Tito's Sloppy Doggs in Elm Grove hosted their first ever hotdog eating contest on Saturday.
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Benefit Dinner for Kelsey Gilbert's Surgical & Medical Bills

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 5:17pm
A benefit dinner is being held for Kelsey Gilbert who was in a car accident during her senior year of high school Saturday from 3:00 p.m.. to 8:00 p.m at Sons of Italy in Bellaire, OH. 
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PIAA Track and Field results Saturday

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 5:11pm
Final results from the PIAA track and field championships Saturday at Shippensburg University.
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Brehm sets record at PIAA Track and Field championships

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 4:55pm
There could not have been a better start to Day Two of the PIAA Track & Field Championships than Zach Brehm's finish.
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Husband Surprises Wife in Hospital for 57th Wedding Anniversary

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 3:30pm
James "Jim" Russell's wife was in the hospital on their 57th anniversary so he showed up with a surprise for her.
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Police seek resident after 4 dogs found dead in home

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 2:31pm
Police in western Pennsylvania are searching for the resident of a Pittsburgh home where four dead dogs have been found.
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Mentoring program helps W.Va. students prepare for college

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 2:11pm
A project that mentors high school students in McDowell County is seeing success.
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Change certain on Pennsylvania's top court; 3 seats to fill

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 2:07pm
Change is inevitable on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, with six nominees vying for three open seats and campaign dollars already flowing by the millions.
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Man testifies in own defense in murder-for-hire case

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 1:35pm
A central Pennsylvania man has taken the stand in his own defense to deny that he tried to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife - although he acknowledged that he wanted the other man beaten up.
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Grad student gets 10-year prison sentence for child porn

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 1:15pm
A Detroit-area native caught with child pornography at a Philadelphia university has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
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Civil War-era music returns to its roots in New Hampshire

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:47pm
Civil War-era music arranged for one of the Union Army's best regimental bands is returning to its New Hampshire roots.
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Man charged in woman's death in suburban Philadelphia motel

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:30pm
Authorities allege that a man charged in the murder of his girlfriend in a suburban Philadelphia motel room tried to stage the crime scene to make the death appear a suicide.
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Sporting Dogs Competing in National Event at Cabela's in Wheeling, WV

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:23pm
Sporting dogs participating in a national competitive event will be at the Highlands all weekend long.
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Woman on motorized scooter struck, killed by freight train

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:08pm
Authorities say an elderly woman on a motorized scooter was struck and killed by a freight train in western Pennsylvania.
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Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:33am
BALTIMORE (AP) - A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before.
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