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Bill calls for hybrid public pension system in Pa.

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:04pm
A review panel is advancing legislation to replace Pennsylvania's public pension system with a less costly hybrid system.
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Philly campus closed after report of gun

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 1:00pm
Police are investigating a report of a person with a handgun at a community college in Philadelphia. No injuries were reported.
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Judges orders temporary halt to Ohio executions

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:51pm
A federal judge has ordered a 2 1/2-month moratorium on executions in Ohio to allow time for arguments over the state's new lethal injection procedures.
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PA: US appeals court weighs GPS tracking, warrants

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:48pm
A full U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia will decide whether police need a warrant to put a GPS tracking device on a suspect's car.
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Drug-smuggling lawyer sentenced to treatment

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:16pm
A defense attorney must spend up to 23 months in drug treatment for bringing heroin and other drugs to a client at a southwestern Pennsylvania city's police booking center.
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Ethics panel investigates Ohio State trustee

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:11pm
The state Ethics Commission is investigating whether an Ohio State University trustee who is also a federal judge is violating state ethics laws by teaching at Ohio State's law school.
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Ethics panel investigates Ohio State trustee

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:11pm
The state Ethics Commission is investigating whether an Ohio State University trustee who is also a federal judge is violating state ethics laws by teaching at Ohio State's law school.
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Appeals court rejects lawsuit in Ohio drug sting

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:11pm
A federal appeals panel has rejected a lawsuit by former suspects against police and government bodies in a flawed northern Ohio drug sting.
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Pittsburgh mayor wants panel to attract immigrants

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:07pm
Pittsburgh boomed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as immigrants flooded the city's steel mills and factories, but needs new ways to attract 21st century immigrants.
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Marshall County Board of Education Recognizes Work-Study, GED Students

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:55am
The Marshall County Board of Education recognized two very different groups of students Tuesday evening.
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Trial Date Set for Man Charged With Attempted Murder on Locust Avenue in Wheeling

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:53am
Juan Harris allegedly held a woman against her will on Locust Avenue in Wheeling in March 2014.
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Laid-Off Ormet Workers Receive Some Good News About Pensions

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:52am
Some good news was received on Tuesday night for about 200 of the more than 1,000 laid-off Ormet workers.A meeting held on Tuesday helped show workers how to go about receiving any pension benefits they are eligible for. Those in attendance heard from Representatives for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services as well as union leaders. Those that have 30 years of service at Ormet are now going to be eligible to receive their pensions without having to sever their ties with the company,...
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Chicago Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Drugs in the Ohio Valley

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:52am
A Chicago man has been sentenced for trafficking drugs into the Ohio Valley.
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Dean Martin Festival Organizers Hand Out Music Scholarships to Local Students

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:51am
The 18th annual Dean Martin Festival is just around the corner, which means organizers will continue to give scholarships out to students looking to get involved in music. On Tuesday, Scholarship Chairman Rose Angelica presented the last of six checks to Natalie Campana-Lucas for the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School's multimedia program. The other checks were presented to four local high schools including Steubenville, Indian Creek, Steubenville Catholic Central, and Edison Local. All...
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Flash Flood Watch Issued Across the Ohio Valley

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:50am
Ohio Valley residents on Wednesday are being advised to keep an eye on creeks and streams as the threat of flash flooding persists due to heavy rains entering the area.
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Local Man Facing Child Abuse, Neglect Charges After Allegedly Shaking Baby

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:47am
Chad Kendle pleaded not guilty to both counts against him.
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Fatal Ohio House Fire Victims Were Hearing Impaired

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:45am
FOSTORIA, Ohio (AP) - Relatives say the two people who died in a northwestern Ohio house fire earlier this week were hearing impaired. Three people are charged in connection with the fire in Fostoria. Investigators have not released a motive but say the fire was intentionally set. City officials say the victims were 48-year-old Danny Marker and 44-year-old Tara Lynn Vance. A third woman was rescued from the home and is in a Toledo hospital. Marker's brother says the two women were visiting a...
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125 years after Johnstown: Facts about the flood

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:44am
This weekend, officials in Pennsylvania plan to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the enormous Johnstown flood of 1889. It killed more than 2,200 people, and new research has helped explain why the deluge was so deadly.
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WANTED: Weirton Police Searching for Suspects in Breaking and Entering, Stolen Credit Card Incidents

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:39am
The Weirton Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating the suspects in two separate crimes that occurred earlier this week.
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PetSmart closing Hagerstown, Md., warehouse

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 11:39am
PetSmart Inc. says it's closing a distribution center in Hagerstown that employs more than 50 people.
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