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McGinty giving 'serious consideration' to US Senate run

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:50am
The newly resigned top aide to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says she'll give "serious consideration" to running for U.S. Senate in 2016 and will make an announcement about her future soon.
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Jameson Hospital closing obstetrics unit effective Sept. 1

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:42am
A western Pennsylvania hospital will stop delivering babies effective Sept. 1.
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From highways to health care, challenges confront governors

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:34am
Money to repair highways, rising health care costs and controversies surrounding attempts to combat global warming are among topics the nation's governors plan to tackle when they gather this week in West Virginia.
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WTRF Reads to Community Youth

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:24am
Thursday morning 7News anchor Tate Blanchard spent some time at the 'Summer Jam' program at Laughlin Memorial Chapel in East Wheeling reading to the kids who attend the summer camp program.
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Pickup driver, 2 in another car killed in head-on crash

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 11:02am
Police and a coroner were trying to figure out why a 71-year-old man's pickup truck crossed the center line of a western Pennsylvania highway and crashed head-on into a car, killing himself and both people in the car.
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City of Wheeling Water Department Issues Boil Water Notice for Oakmont Area

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:00am
The City of Wheeling Water Department has issued the attached Boil Order on 7/23/2015 in the Oakmont area of Wheeling. Affected addresses are from 1-31 Oakmont Road (Odd side only). Customers should boil water for 48 hours after service is restored.
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Mayor: Fire devastates Harpers Ferry's commercial area

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:54am
Harpers Ferry Mayor Gregory Vaughn says an early morning fire has devastated the historic town's commercial area.
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Things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 9:06am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday.
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Prosecutors lay out case against ex-NFL star in fraud trial

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:50am
A prosecutor told jurors that former Philadelphia Eagles star Irving Fryar resorted to a scheme to defraud banks when he needed money.
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Pennsylvania woman to stand trial in sleeping father's death

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:46am
A western Pennsylvania woman charged with fatally shooting her father as he slept will stand trial after waiving her right to a preliminary hearing on first-degree murder and other charges.
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Calfrac Well Services lays off 60 in central Pennsylvania

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:30am
A Canadian company that provides natural gas drillers with hydraulic fracturing and other services has laid off 60 workers at its central Pennsylvania operation.
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Beaches closed after 29 swimmers sickened at Cowans Gap

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:22am
State officials have closed the beaches at a central Pennsylvania state park after at least 29 swimmers were sickened with norovirus, possibly from E. coli bacteria in the water.
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Moundsville Police Investigate B&E and Dog Beheading

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:20am
The Moundsville Police confirmed Thursday morning that they are investigating a situation that happened on 3rd Street.
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Cops: Man held in arson that killed brother who set fire

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 8:14am
Police have arrested a man on charges that he had his brother set fire to a northeastern Pennsylvania home in an insurance scam, only to have the brother suffer fatal burns.
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World Meeting head says pope's economic impact growing

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 7:58am
The president of the World Meeting of Families says the estimate of the economic impact of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia in September continues to grow.
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Feds: Philly postman didn't deliver 22,000 pieces of mail

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 7:50am
Federal prosecutors say a Philadelphia postman didn't deliver 22,000 pieces of mail that were later found at his home.
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Clarksburg man sentenced for role in gun theft ring

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 7:42am
A Clarksburg man will spend at least five years in prison for his role in a gun theft ring.
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Public divided over Smithsonian display of Bill Cosby's art

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 7:10am
The public has begun to weigh in on the Smithsonian's exhibition featuring Bill Cosby's art collection.
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Police: Gunfire leaves 3 dead, 2 injured in Philadelphia

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 6:42am
Investigators say four overnight shootings in Philadelphia have left three people dead and two wounded.
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Former altar boy sues Philly priest he accused of abuse

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 6:38am
A 27-year-old former altar boy has sued a Roman Catholic priest whose two sexual assault trials ended in hung juries.
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