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Man gets 5 to 15 years in western Pa. slaying

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:52am
A man convicted of voluntary manslaughter in a shooting outside a western Pennsylvania hot dog shop has been sentenced to five to 15 years in prison.
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Ohio amusement park offers free military admission

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:48am
An amusement park is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military over the Fourth of July holiday period.
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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:04am
The Cleveland Indians rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 yesterday. Mike Aviles capped a three-run eighth inning with a two-run single against Brian Wilson. Ryan Raburn homered off Hyun-Jin Ryu, who was lifted after...
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Construction Well Underway for Primanti Brothers Highlands Location

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:26am
The restaurant hasn't wasted anytime in getting their Ohio Valley business off the ground.
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Ohio Man Charged With Killing Teen Found in Landfill

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:25am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - An 18-year-old Ohio man is charged with aggravated murder and kidnapping in the stabbing death of a teenage girl whose body was found at a Pennsylvania landfill. Police say Ricki D. Williams IV used a portable playpen bag to carry the body of 16-year-old Gina Burger by her mother as the woman waited outside her Youngstown-are apartment to file a missing person report. Williams is being held without bond after a court hearing Wednesday. It's unclear if he has an attorn...
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UPDATE: Many Weirton Business Owners Not Pleased as B&O Tax Is Passed

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:22am
Many residents and local business owners were upset on Wednesday morning after a decision made Tuesday night by Weirton City Council.
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No Injuries Reported After Truck Crashes Into Tent Sale in Bridgeport

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:19am
No injuries were reported after a truck crashed into tent sale at Wilson's Furniture in Bridgeport on Wednesday morning.According to witnesses at the scene, the driver was traveling down Route 7, jumped the curb and crashed into the tent. Witnesses said nurses at the scene dug through the furniture to get to the driver, still in the truck. An emergency squad arrived soon after.The driver's condition remained unknown as of Wednesday morning. The investigation continues.
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UPDATE: Charges Officially Dropped Against Two Indicted by Grand Jury Investigating Steubenville Rape Case

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:17am
On Tuesday, it was announced that charges were officially dismissed against Lynett Gorman and Seth Fluharty, two people who had been indicted by the Grand Jury investigating the Steubenville rape case.
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Locomotives Derail, Catch Fire Near Pittsburgh

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:17am
SEWICKLEY, Pa. (AP) - Locomotives on a Norfolk Southern freight train have derailed near Pittsburgh, catching fire and prompting the precautionary evacuation of nearby residents. Emergency crews say the train's engineer was taken to a hospital, though he was conscious and alert, and a second person may have been injured. The accident occurred in Sewickley, a community about 10 miles west of Pittsburgh along the north shore of the Ohio River. Television news helicopters showed emergency crews...
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Ohio Valley Businesses Get Ready for Beast of the East

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:15am
The final preparations are being made for the Beast of the East, whether its on the field, in the cage, or even at the front desk or in the lobby. What started 26 years ago as a 24 team tournament now stretches across 3 states featuring 162 teams from 10 different states and parts of Canada.
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Keeping Your Pets Safe Over the July 4 Holiday

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:14am
One local animal shelter is offering tips on keeping your pets safe over the July 4 holiday.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:04am
Charges have been dropped against two Steubenville school employees as part of an investigation into whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia girl by two high school football players....
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Grimes to talk mine safety in eastern Kentucky

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:04am
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes will talk about coal mine safety and fighting black lung disease during a campaign stop at the site of the 1970 Hurricane Creek mining disaster Thursday morning.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:33am
West Virginia's Public Service Commission says residents should be on the alert for a scam by callers who claim to represent utility companies. The PSC says a Parkersburg-area man reported that he had been bilked out...
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:33am
West Virginia's Public Service Commission says residents should be on the alert for a scam by callers who claim to represent utility companies. The PSC says a Parkersburg-area man reported that he had been bilked out...
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 3:33am
West Virginia's Public Service Commission says residents should be on the alert for a scam by callers who claim to represent utility companies. The PSC says a Parkersburg-area man reported that he had been bilked out...
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