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Commissioner dies after heart attack during snowstorm

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 4:39am
A Harrison commissioner has died nearly two weeks after suffering a heart attack while helping shovel snow.
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Rapper Meek Mill facing jail term over parole violations

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:59am
Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill could be heading back to jail for parole violations that he blames on his erratic concert schedule but prosecutors link to his romance with girlfriend Nicki Minaj.
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West Virginia counties to submit teacher certification plans

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:15am
State education officials say 25 counties plan to submit proposals this month for certifying teachers who don't have a formal education background.
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Pennsylvania man pleads guilty to role in drug ring

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 3:11am
A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to participating in a ring that sold heroin and prescription drugs in West Virginia.
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Broncos' Smith preparing to play Super Bowl with heavy heart

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:18pm
At first, Antonio Smith thought about running out of the team hotel and catching the first flight home after his mother awakened him with news of his father's death following heart surgery.
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Retired Officer Buys K-9 Partner for $1

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 8:27pm
A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1.    
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Wolf to seek another boost for pre-kindergarten programs

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:56pm
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf says he wants a $60 million boost to state-subsidized pre-kindergarten programs in Pennsylvania next year.
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APNewsBreak: Officials warned of water, Legionnaires' link

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:50pm
High-ranking officials in Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration were aware of a surge in Legionnaires' disease potentially linked to Flint's water long before the governor reported the increase to the...
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Sherrard Middle School's Principal Returns To Work Two Months After Having A Brain Tumor Removed

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:49pm
In November, the principal of Sherrard Middle School got the worst news of her life. She had a brain tumor. But there was good news too. It was benign and it was operable. So Cassie Porter had surgery. And amazingly, two months later, she was back at work. When she looks back, she admits she hadn't been feeling well for a long time. "I was suffering from headaches," Porter said. "I had an upset stomach most of the time. I was tired a lot."
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$5K Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest in Jefferson County Armed Bank Robbery

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:48pm
The PNC Bank on Sunset Boulevard in Steubenville is offering a reward in their armed robbery case. They are offering a $5,000 reward to anyone who can give them information that would lead to an arrest of the suspect. 
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Kik Messenger app scrutinized following 13-year-old's death

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:09pm
Kik Messenger, a smartphone app popular among younger teens, is on the defensive following the stabbing death of a 13-year-old girl in Virginia who told friends she was using Kik to connect with an 18-year-old man.
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Cosby case could hinge on 2 issues: deposition and accusers

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 5:07pm
The sexual assault case against Bill Cosby could hinge on two key issues: whether prosecutors can use his testimony from the related civil case, and whether other Cosby accusers can testify.
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Weirton Man Makes Cameo in Super Bowl Commercial

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 4:54pm
Are you one of the million and a half people (and counting) that have seen the latest, and hilarious Super Bowl babies YouTube video featuring Seal? Well if you are, you may have seen a familiar face.  
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