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Jury to debate principal's health club sex case

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 9:07am
A jury must determine whether a suspended Pittsburgh Public Schools principal fondled himself or made sexual advances toward two men and a teenage boy at a health club sauna.
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Cleveland TV weatherman rescued from flood

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 9:06am
A longtime Cleveland TV meteorologist had to be rescued after rising water swamped his car on a highway exit ramp this week.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 9:02am
A new poll shows Governor John Kasich (KAY'-sik) widening his lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald with about six months to go before the election.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 9:02am
A new poll shows Governor John Kasich (KAY'-sik) widening his lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald with about six months to go before the election.
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This Hour: Latest Ohio news, sports, business and entertainment

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 9:02am
A new poll shows Governor John Kasich (KAY'-sik) widening his lead over Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald with about six months to go before the election.
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Police probe Pennsylvania grade school 'kill list'

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:55am
Police and school officials have been investigating a "kill list" of more than 20 students compiled by others at a western Pennsylvania elementary school.
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News Minute: Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:47am
A bankruptcy judge is expected to approve Freedom Industries' request to sell its Poca Blending facility unless a better bid is submitted by Friday afternoon. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ronald Pearson found the proposed...
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Woman jailed after crashing car into hospital

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:47am
A woman has been jailed on charges she crashed a stolen car into the entrance of a Pittsburgh hospital moments after she was asked to leave the emergency room for being aggressive to hospital staff.
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11 have whooping cough at Pittsburgh high school

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:35am
Pittsburgh Public Schools officials and the Allegheny County Health Department have confirmed 11 cases of whooping cough at a city high school.
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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:27am
Tom Wolf continues to hold his strong lead in the Democratic race for governor. A new Franklin & Marshall College survey has Wolf favored by 33 percent of Democratic voters, with the other three hopefuls gaining but...
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Autopsy, dental check set on body in burning car

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:27am
An autopsy was scheduled on a body found inside a car found burning behind a western Pennsylvania bar, and authorities say they're checking dental records to confirm the victim's identity.
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Wheeling Man Will Spend More Than Eight Years in Prison on Gun, Drug Charges

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:24am
A Wheeling man has been sentenced to 101 months in prison for selling cocaine and heroin out of a local hotel.On Tuesday, Dale A. Davis, 36, was sentenced by Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. for possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and "possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense." Davis was arrested after the Ohio Valley Drug Task Force used an informant to make a purchase of cocaine and heroin from Davis at the Knight's Inn in Wheeling in August of 2013. ...
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Tesla Motors Opens First 'Supercharger' in the State of West Virginia at The Highlands

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:24am
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has opened its first supercharger station in the state of West Virginia at The Highlands.
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Judge considers Freedom Industries property sale

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:23am
A bankruptcy judge is expected to approve Freedom Industries' request to sell its Poca Blending facility unless a better bid is submitted by Friday afternoon.
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Attempted Murder, Child Neglect Among Indictments Handed Down Against 23 People

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:22am
A man accused of attempted murder was one of 23 people indicted by the Ohio County Grand Jury on Monday.Juan Harris, of Cleveland, was indicted on attempted murder charges after he allegedly attacked a woman on Locust Avenue in Wheeling on March 25 of this year. At the time of the incident, officers responded to a 911 call reporting a disorderly male with a knife arguing with a female at the Locust Avenue residence. Officers arrived on the scene to find Harris brandishing two knives, pinning ...
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UPDATE: Belmont County Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Rape

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:20am
A Belmont County man accused of raping a child has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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UPDATE: Belmont County Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Rape

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:20am
A Belmont County man accused of raping a child has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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Two Incumbents and One New Face Elected to Ohio County Board of Education

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:19am
Ohio County voters elected two incumbents and a newcomer to four year terms on the Ohio County Board of Education.Shane Mallett, Chris Carder and Tim Birch all got the nod tonight.There were seven people running for just three seats .It was a close battle between all of the incumbents and Birch all night long before the three winners pulled ahead when the final precincts were counted.The Short Creek Landfill Levy was also approved by voters Tuesday night by a three to one margin.The Ohio Coun...
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Hillshire deal means new Snyder of Berlin owner

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:19am
The $6.6 billion deal in which Hillshire Brands Co. will buy Pinnacle Foods Inc. means a western Pennsylvania potato chip company now also has a new owner.
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DEVELOPING: One Dead After Shooting in Wintersville

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:15am
The shooting happened late Tuesday night at the Ridge Wood Place Apartments.
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