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NFL hires Sarah Thomas, 1st female official

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:10pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Sarah Thomas saw the New York City area code pop up on her phone and started praying it was the NFL calling to say she'd been hired as a full-time game official.
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Obama calls for end to gay 'conversion' therapy for youth

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:34pm
President Barack Obama is calling for an end to therapies aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.
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DUI Simulator Teaches Linsly Students About Drunk Driving

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:30pm
Students at one local high school were taught a lesson Wednesday about drunk driving.
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UPMC threatens to end Highmark Medicare contract

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:28pm
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals...
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Steubenville Mother Accused of Falsification Has Case Sent to County Court

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:24pm
The case of the mother accused of child neglect after allegedly failing to seek medical attention for her bruised covered baby has been sent to county court.
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Mine Emergency Simulation Created to Test New Life-Saving Equipment

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:15pm
Members with the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection teamed up with CONSOL Energy Wednesday to create a life-like mine disaster situation to test new equipment.
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Mayoral candidate says she's fine after debate collapse

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:58pm
A former Philadelphia district attorney running for mayor says she's fine following a collapse at a televised debate.
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Wheeling Dog Park Association Release Development Plans for Future Playground

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:51pm
The fundraising efforts for Wheeling's four-legged friends kicked off Wednesday night for their future playground.
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Report of alligator in Pennsylvania river being investigated

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:46pm
Authorities are investigating an unconfirmed sighting of an alligator in the Monongahela River in southwestern Pennsylvania.
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Buckeye Local School District Unveils Training Program

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:41pm
One local school district is becoming the first to offer high school students training for the oil and gas industry.
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Spira, founder of Pa. lighting manufacturer Lutron, dies

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:38pm
Joel Spira, who founded Lutron Electronics Company Inc. and built it into a leading manufacturer of lighting controls, has died. He was 88.
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WV Board of Education rejects county requests to waive missed school days

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:20pm
On Wednesday, the State Board of Education voted to reject all requests made by 27 school districts to waive missed school days.
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Autopsy concludes suicide in ex-deputy police chief's death

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:54pm
An autopsy has concluded that a retired Pittsburgh deputy police chief who was found dead in his suburban home killed himself.
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Ohio EPA Testing Water After Injection Well Spill

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:48pm
Residents in northeast Ohio are waiting to hear from state environmental officials whether their water is safe to drink following a chemical spill at an injection well facility. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been testing water in Vienna Township near Warren after residents last week reported dead animals near a local pond and a sheen on the water's surface.
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7News Legal Analyst Breaks Down Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:31pm
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a jury that will now decide whether the 21-year-old should be executed or shown mercy for what his lawyer says was a crime masterminded by his big brother.  
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