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Detention center owner settles 'kids for cash' suit

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:34pm
A businessman at the center of a northeastern Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal has agreed to pay $4.75 million to settle a lawsuit filed by juveniles locked up in his detention facilities.
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Police: Missing woman, 20, found safe in Philadelphia

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:06pm
A suburban Philadelphia woman who went missing Friday after abandoning her disabled car on a highway has been located in the city's Kensington section.
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Butt-injection convict tells paper she has Netanyahu crush

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:02pm
A former madam whose black-market "body sculpting" led to a dancer's death says she's the ruler of her own "Madamic" kingdom and dreams of ruling the world.
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Scientists: 2 wolves paid short visit to Isle Royale park

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:58pm
Scientists say two gray wolves recently crossed an ice bridge from Canada to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior but stayed only five days before returning.
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Looking for a Job? Come to the WTRF-Ohio Valley Job & Career Fair

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:51pm
Looking for a job, but not sure whose hiring? The WTRF-Ohio Valley Job and Career Fair presented by TK Constructors will be held March 12 from noon to 5 p.m. at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling.
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Court to hear sabotage appeal of 85-year-old nun, activists

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:46pm
On Thursday, an 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists will ask a federal appeals court in Ohio to overturn convictions for sabotage and destruction of government property. Attorneys for Sister Megan Rice,...
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Man acquitted of attempted murder of Philadelphia officer

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:46pm
A man has been acquitted of attempted murder but convicted of aggravated assault in a shooting that injured a Philadelphia police officer.
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