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Historic Pittsburgh factory being leveled after wall topples

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 6:58am
An historic Pittsburgh factory that made precision optics, including an important tool for World War II, is being demolished after a wall collapsed onto an apartment building.
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100 displaced by Philadelphia apartment complex fire

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 6:22am
Five people have been injured and about 100 are homeless as a fire burned into the morning at an apartment complex in northeast Philadelphia.
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Fellow Beatle McCartney ushering Ringo into rock hall

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 6:18am
Paul McCartney has agreed to induct his former Beatles mate, Ringo Starr, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month.
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Hundreds attend meeting on Ohio lake after faulty dam report

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 6:14am
Nearly 500 residents and business owners attended a public meeting to discuss threats to a central Ohio lake following a report of potential catastrophic failure at its dam.
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2 people to make pleas in West Virginia chemical spill case

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 5:26am
Two former employees at Freedom Industries are due in federal court for plea hearings on pollution charges stemming from a chemical spill in Charleston, West Virginia.
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Bipartisan group in Congress urges no Great Lakes fund cuts

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 4:02am
Members of Congress from both parties are lobbying colleagues not to cut funding from a key Great Lakes environmental program.
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FEMA to test Emergency Alert System in 4 states

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:34am
Residents in Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio will have their regularly programmed television and radio shows interrupted Wednesday during a test of the nation's emergency alert system.
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Lawyer for fugitive treasure hunter says client can't pay

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:18am
The lawyer for a deep-sea treasure hunter who spent years as a fugitive wants off the case, saying his client can't pay.
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West Liberty prof wins W.Va. annual award

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:14am
A West Liberty University researcher has been named the Faculty Merit Foundation of West Virginia's Professor of the Year.
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Pavement replacement work to increase on Ohio Turnpike

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:14am
Transportation officials say they're going to double the rate of pavement replacement projects on the Ohio Turnpike this year.
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Ten Commandments plaque at Ohio school will be retired

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:10am
A plaque of the Ten Commandments gifted by a graduating class nearly 60 years won't be going back up in a hallway at a central Ohio high school.
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Court: woman can pursue defamation suit against Ohio sheriff

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:10am
An appeals court says a woman can sue an Ohio sheriff and a deputy for defamation and emotional distress after she was mistakenly identified as a criminal at a news conference.
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West Virginia's unemployment rate increases to 6.1 percent

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:06am
West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.1 percent in February.
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Medical group to campaign to stop prescription abuse in Ohio

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:06am
An Ohio medical group plans a statewide public health effort to help reduce prescription pill abuse and addiction.
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Drawing to determine ballot position for judicial candidates

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:06am
A drawing in Harrisburg will determine the order in which Pennsylvania's Supreme Court candidates will be listed on the May 19 primary ballots - a process that some observers say can affect the outcome.
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Penn State seeks frat members who posted nude photos online

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:50am
A Penn State official says the university intends to hold accountable the fraternity members who used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post photos of nude and partly nude women, some apparently asleep or passed...
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