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St. Louis among targets of new DEA heroin prevention effort

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:43pm
The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is enlisting health care providers, civic groups and parents of overdose victims in the St. Louis region as part of what it calls its "360 Strategy" to combat heroin and...
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Cops: Woman dead in Pennsylvania hotel likely killed NY mom

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:39pm
Police say a woman who apparently killed herself in a western Pennsylvania hotel room likely killed her mother in Buffalo, New York.
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Wolf says he'll help 'good' candidates from either party

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:27pm
Gov. Tom Wolf says he'll help legislative candidates from either political party so long as they're "reasonable" and "responsible."
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Deal struck to save historic ocean liner SS United States

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 12:19pm
A historic and speed record-breaking ocean liner that once hosted royalty and presidents has escaped the scrap heap and will undergo a rebirth.
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Barbie now curvy, tall and petite

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:44am
Barbie's got a brand new bod. Mattel Inc., the maker of the famous plastic doll, says it will start selling Barbie's in three new body types -- tall, curvy and petite.
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Cam Newton: 'I'm an African-American QB that scares people'

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 11:43am
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suggested for the first time Wednesday that race may play a factor in why he's become a lightning rod for public criticism.
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UN health chief: Zika virus is 'spreading explosively'

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:57am
Declaring that the Zika virus is "spreading explosively," the World Health Organization announced it will hold an emergency meeting of independent experts Monday to decide if the outbreak should be declared an...
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West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio are all in the top 5 worst states to live

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:55am
According to a recent Gallup poll, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio Kentucky are all in the bottom five of states for personal well-being. West Virginia is the lowest ranked state for the seventh year in a row.  Kentucky is just above West Virginia on the list, with Oklahoma, Ohio, and Indiana finishing up the bottom five. On the other end of the spectrum, Hawaii and Alaska are at the top of the list, while Montana, Colorado, and Wyoming complete the top five. Hawaii has b...
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Outcry over Philadelphia councilman's musician registry bill

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:55am
A proposed city council bill in Philadelphia that would seemingly give police the authority to approve which bands, rappers and DJs can perform in certain venues is getting booed.
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Ex-Philadelphia mayor joins faculty at Columbia University

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:55am
Philadelphia's former mayor is joining the faculty at Columbia University this semester.
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Woman to trial in stabbing, robbery of middle school janitor

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:51am
A woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges he stabbed a school janitor with a sharp stick then robbed him in his Pennsylvania home.
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Pennsylvania dad to trial on endangerment charge in drowning

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:06am
A Pennsylvania man who police say was smoking pot and listening to loud music while his toddler drowned in a bathtub will face trial on a child endangerment charge.
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3 jailed for drive-by shooting at birthday party with kids

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 9:51am
Three men have been jailed in a drive-by shooting police say targeted a Pennsylvania birthday party attended by several children.
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Dennis Rodman to headline Philadelphia's Wing Bowl

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 9:50am
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman will appear at Philadelphia's bawdy Wing Bowl eating contest.
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Game commission to trap sickly bear in western Pennsylvania

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 9:39am
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is trying to trap a sickly bear spotted recently in western Pennsylvania.
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Deadlocked jury to keep trying in wrongful amputation trial

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 9:26am
A Pennsylvania jury says they'll keep trying to reach a verdict in a wrongful amputation malpractice lawsuit, despite telling a judge they're deadlocked.
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Clinton meets with pastors, raises cash in Philadelphia trip

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 9:15am
Hillary Clinton made a swing through Philadelphia, meeting with a group of black ministers and attending a fundraiser where rocker Jon Bon Jovi performed.
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Motorist who crashed into stopped police cruiser facing DUI

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 9:10am
A man who crashed into the rear of a police cruiser making a traffic stop just north of Pittsburgh will face drunken driving and other charges.
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Methadone clinic head, doctor charged in alleged 'pill mill'

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:58am
A cardiologist and a woman who ran a Pennsylvania methadone clinic raided by federal agents last fall have been charged with running a "pill mill."
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Coroner: 84-year-old had heart attack, died while plowing

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:54am
Authorities say an 84-year-old man had a heart attack while plowing snow during the weekend storm and his death is being classified as storm related.
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