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Pa. man pleads guilty to threat in ranch showdown

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:55am
An eastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to threatening a U.S. ranger who took part in an armed standoff on a Nevada ranch last year.
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Price of Gas Creeping Up as Warmer Weather Arrives

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:54am
Higher gas costs drove up wholesale prices last month, ending a string of four straight declines.
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Grieving Father Arrested Attempting to Build Barricade on Bridge Where Daughter Died

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:32am
A Georgia father is facing charges after trying to put up safety barriers at the site where his daughter died in a car crash.
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Firefighters help 5-year-old boy who climbed 30-foot tree

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:59am
Firefighters had to be called to help a 5-year-old central Pennsylvania boy whose curiosity got the best of him.
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Police investigate fatal tractor accident in Marion County

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:19am
West Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal tractor accident in Marion County.
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Ex-Pa. choral teacher pleads guilty in W.Va. to sex charge

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:07am
A former Pennsylvania high school choral teacher has pleaded guilty in West Virginia to trying to meet a teenage girl for sex.
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Pa. slaughterhouse recalls 1,800 pounds of uninspected veal

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:03am
A Pennsylvania slaughterhouse is recalling 1,800 pounds of veal carcasses that were sold to families for Orthodox Easter without being inspected.
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Pittsburgh parking wharf remains closed after flooding

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:15am
A riverfront parking lot in Pittsburgh remains closed for a second weekday after flooding over the weekend.
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W.Va. veterans clinic closes again due to air quality issues

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:11am
A clinic that serves veterans in West Virginia and Virginia has closed again because of air quality issues.
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Pennsylvania farmer, 87, crushed to death by tractor

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:03am
An 87-year-old man is dead after authorities say he was thrown from his tractor and crushed by the vehicle at his western Pennsylvania farm.
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Hit-and-run crashes kill boy, 4, critically injure mom, son

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:35am
A 4-year-old boy has died after police say he was struck by a sport utility vehicle that then fled in Southwest Philadelphia.
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2 brothers recovering after falling off New River cliff

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:23am
Two teenage brothers are recovering after they fell off a cliff while hiking in the New River Gorge National River.
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W.Va. inmate sentenced in prison slaying

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:26am
A federal inmate has been sentenced to life without parole in the slaying of another prisoner.
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Michael Day promoted to Patriot Coal chief operating officer

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:22am
Patriot Coal Corp. has promoted Michael D. Day to the new position of executive vice president and chief operating officer.
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W.Va. man admits role in time-share fraud scheme

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:14am
A Charleston man has admitted his role in a time-share property fraud scheme.
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Committee to air House GOP property-tax reduction plan

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:06am
Republicans who control Pennsylvania's House of Representatives are poised to present their counter-proposal to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's property-tax relief plan.
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News Minute: Here is the latest news from The Associated Press

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:30am
A man sentenced to death in the killings of a baby and her grandmother in what prosecutors call a botched kidnapping plot says he's so dissatisfied with his attorneys he'd rather be executed now than continue...
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Prosecutors to close in 1979 NYC missing boy trial

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 1:18am
Jurors will hear closing arguments from prosecutors Tuesday in the case against a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979.
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Cops haven't said how boy, 3, accessed gun to kill boy, 1

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:26pm
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland police haven't released information about how a 3-year-old boy got access to the handgun he used to fatally shoot a 1-year-old relative.
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Driver who struck expectant parents gets 25 years to life

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 9:06pm
A speeding driver convicted of crashing into a car taking expectant parents to a New York City hospital, killing the couple and their baby, has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
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