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

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:29am
New Jersey's Economic Development Authority is set to vote today on an $82 million tax break for the Philadelphia 76ers that could cover the entire cost of putting the team's practice facility and office in Camden,...
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Two Ohio Valley Men Convicted for Role in Prescription Pill Trafficking Ring

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:29am
Two Ohio Valley men have been convicted for their roles in a large prescription pill trafficking ring.
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Bath-Salts-by Mail Ring Shut Down in Wetzel, Tyler Counties

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:28am
The New Martinsville Police Department is being credited for shutting down an online business in Texas that was selling synthetic controlled substances known as "bath salts" through the mail for distribution in Wetzel and Tyler counties.
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One Person Transported by Medical Helicopter After Steubenville Shooting, Suspect at Large

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:28am
One person was transported to a Pittsburgh hospital and two others taken to local hospitals after a shooting in Steubenville on Monday.
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Unanimous Vote Keeps Councilman on Benwood City Council After Ballot Error

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:27am
A special meeting in Benwood, Monday evening, brought an end to the issue involving Councilman Curt Mele.
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Stop 10 Bridge Closed in Bridgeport After Being Damaged in Hit-and-Run

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:26am
If you have been traveling through Bridgeport the last few days, you may have noticed the Stop ten bridge, between Route 40 and Howard Street is closed.
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Stop 10 Bridge Closed in Bridgeport After Hit-and-Run

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:25am
If you have been traveling through Bridgeport the last few days, you may have noticed the Stop ten bridge, between Route 40 and Howard Street is closed.
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Public Interest Group Wants Delay in Marshall County Power Plant Sale

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:23am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia Citizen Action Group is asking state regulators to postpone a ruling on Appalachian Power's request to acquire the remaining portion of a coal power plant. The group said it filed a motion with the Public Service Commission on Monday asking it to order the company to look at buying other power plants instead.
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Opening Statements Expected Tuesday in Trial of Man Accused in Death of Wheeling Jesuit Student

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:22am
A much anticipated trial will be starting Monday. Craig Peacock pled not guilty in May to a felony murder charge. Peacock was arrested in September for the death of Wheeling Jesuit student Kevin Figaniak.
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Opening Statements Expected Tuesday in Trial of Man Accused in Death of Wheeling Jesuit Student

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:22am
A much anticipated trial will be starting Monday. Craig Peacock pled not guilty in May to a felony murder charge. Peacock was arrested in September for the death of Wheeling Jesuit student Kevin Figaniak.
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Tractor-Trailer Side-Swipes Four Cars Overnight in Wheeling, Search on for Driver

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:21am
Wheeling Police are investigating after they say four parked cars were hit by a tractor trailer overnight Tuesday.
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Benwood councilman left off ballot declared winner

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:19am
A Benwood councilman whose name was left off the ballot has won his re-election bid.
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Ohio dad protests shooting of trapped raccoon

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:17am
A northern Ohio man says it was inappropriate for an animal control officer to shoot a baby raccoon in view of neighborhood children.
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Cedar Point Workers Arrested After Melee

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:15am
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - While Cedar Point was closed because of a water main break over the weekend, 16 of the theme park's employees were busy getting arrested. Police from the park and the city of Sandusky say they arrested 16 people after a melee broke out in the employee recreation center early Sunday. Jail records say the employees were charged with aggravated rioting and disorderly conduct. At least one was also charged with assaulting a police officer. 13 of them are from Michigan; thre...
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Two Ohio Valley Men Convicted for Role in Prescription Pill Trafficking Ring had

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 8:11am
Two Ohio Valley men have been convicted for their roles in a large prescription pill trafficking ring.
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Prosecutor: Pa. slaying stemmed from pool shot

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 7:53am
A prosecutor says a shooting death outside a central Pennsylvania strip club stemmed from an earlier altercation after the defendant and his friends were asked to move so someone could make a pool shot.
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2,000 show up for northeast Ohio racino job fair

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 7:49am
Around 2,000 people showed up to apply for 400 jobs at a new racino in northeast Ohio.
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Ohio 'knockout game' suspect to be tried as adult

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 7:25am
A southwest Ohio judge has ruled that the first of three teen suspects involved in the alleged attacks of homeless men in the so-called "knockout game" will be tried as an adult.
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Letter: Pa. man wants to end death sentence appeal

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 7:21am
A letter purportedly from a man sentenced to death in the stabbing deaths of four people in eastern Pennsylvania says the defendant no longer wishes to continue his appeal.
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