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News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:51am
A Harrison commissioner has died nearly two weeks after suffering a heart attack while helping shovel snow. Commissioner Ron Watson says 67-year-old Commissioner Frank Angotti died yesterday at Ruby Memorial in Morgantown....
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Retired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:21am
A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1. Officials in Marietta had created a social-media stir when they said Matt Hickey's police dog, Ajax, had to be sold at auction because it was city property and could still work. Hickey and Ajax worked together for three years, and the dog lived with him. Hickey was allowed to buy Ajax from the city on Thursday. Earlier this week, the city had said it would allow Hickey to keep the dog if Hickey co...
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Wing Bowl takes flight as Philadelphia preps for Super Bowl

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:59am
It's all about the chicken as the NFL city that is home to the Eagles marks another year without making the Super Bowl.
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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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