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Students of many disciplines invent, build fashion creations

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:11am
If you can design a building, why not design fashion?
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Police: Pennsylvania couple bought Corvette on company card

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:55am
A Pennsylvania couple has been jailed on charges they bought a Corvette and other items using a credit card issued by the man's New York employer.
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Twitter tweaks its timeline to look a bit more like Facebook

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:39am
Twitter is tweaking its timeline. The social media site will let people turn on a setting that lets popular tweets related to people you follow show up first in your timeline, followed by the real-time feed most people on Twitter are used to. 
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Philadelphia's Love Park, iconic statue ready for renovation

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:26am
Philadelphia's Love Park, and its namesake Robert Indiana statue, are gearing up for some sprucing up.
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Police: Same woman robbed Pittsburgh gas station, pizzeria

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:26am
Police in Pittsburgh and a neighboring suburb have been looking for a woman who robbed a gas station and a pizzeria in rapid succession.
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Police: Man used his 275-pound body to restrain girlfriend

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:26am
Police say a Pennsylvania man used his 275-pound body to restrain his girlfriend during a fight at their home.
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2 to trial in alleged drug robbery shooting turned fata

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:04am
Two Pennsylvania men charged in the death of their alleged accomplice in a drug robbery gone bad have been ordered to stand trial.
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A Bitter Cold Snap On The Way This Weekend.

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 9:30am
Dangerously cold air arrives over the weekend. Snow showers will wind down over the area, but, flurries and extreme cold will come in over the weekend. Temperatures will only reach to around 14 degrees for highs on Saturday with single digit lows. Wind chills will be below zero at times. Take time to check your vehicle's oil, antifreeze, and tire pressure, as this may go a long way in keeping you from stalling out in bitter cold air. Hypothermia and frost bite can occur with extreme ...
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Allegheny Technologies, Steelworkers to meet about contract

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 9:28am
Allegheny Technologies Inc. and the United Steelworkers planned contract talks to end a lockout of 2,200 workers.
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Man to trial in chase, crash than changed Pittsburgh policy

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 9:16am
A Pittsburgh man will stand trial on charges stemming from a high-speed police chase and crash that prompted a change in the city's pursuit policy.
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Highlands School District teachers OK April 13 strike date

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 9:01am
Teachers in one western Pennsylvania school district will strike April 13 if they don't get a new contract.
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School board: Basketball team can play during hazing probe

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 8:36am
A western Pennsylvania school board voted to let a high school basketball team play while police investigate alleged hazing-related assaults over the last decade.
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One Man Arrested in Connection to Breaking and Entering

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 7:00am
Police in Barnesville have made an arrest after a breaking and entering overnight, Tuesday into Wednesday. 
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Overnight High Speed Chase Sends One to Jail

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 6:52am
A man was treated at an area hospital and taken to Jail after a high speed chase that started in Jefferson County around 3:30, Wednesday morning. 
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Man gets prison time for DUIs, running over wife with truck

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 6:36am
An eastern Pennsylvania man is heading to prison after admitting he mixed alcohol and prescription medications when he drove drunk and ran over his wife.
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Dismissal upheld for inmate denied free vitamins, shampoo

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 6:04am
A panel of judges has ruled that a western Pennsylvania prison inmate imprisoned for attempted murder cannot sue a nurse who refused to give him free vitamins and dandruff shampoo.
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West Virginia man sentenced to life in 2014 killing

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:08am
A Lumberport man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Clarksburg man whose body was found in a remote area.
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14 accused in Detroit-to-West Virginia heroin ring

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:08am
Fourteen people have been charged with roles in a heroin trafficking operation from Detroit to West Virginia.
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Senate prepares vote on removal of Pennsylvania AG Kane

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 3:04am
Pennsylvania's attorney general faces a vote in the state Senate on whether she should be removed from office on grounds that she cannot properly run the office while she lacks a valid law license.
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The Ohio Valley Celebrates National Pizza Day

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 8:59pm
It was a special day across the nation as many celebrated with a delicious slice of pizza pie.
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