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Proponents say cursive teaches more than writing

September 17, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Violet Peluso made sure she was at the front of the group, where she could see the teacher and her rabbit puppet. more »»

Hawks begin annual migration from Poconos to South America

September 17, 2016

KEMPTON, Pa. (AP) — September is the month of cool, crisp mornings that surrenders its midday grip to the sultriness of summer.

There is a conquering of climate change happening by the hou. more »»

Foster grandparents help in class, bond with students

September 17, 2016

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — A simple statement of adoration to foster grandparent Rose Digin still fills the 67-year-old woman's heart with joy. more »»

Business hopes wristbands foster cooperation with police

September 17, 2016

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Give. Love. Respect.

It's those words on a wristband that an area business hopes will encourage residents to work together with police. more »»

Trump's birther flip meets with skepticism from many blacks

September 17, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black voters are reacting skeptically to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's admission that he now believes the nation's first black president was indeed born in the... more »»

Shooting leaves 2 officers, 4 others wounded; suspect dead

September 17, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say two police officers and four civilians have been wounded in a wild shootout that covered a number of blocks in West Philadelphia, and a suspect has been shot and... more »»

Ex-Paterno players reunite at Penn St amid scandal

September 17, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. more »»

2-year-old dies after crash on I-78 in eastern Pennsylvania

September 16, 2016

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A 2-year-old girl has died from injuries sustained in a crash earlier this week, the second child killed after a car went off Interstate 78 in eastern Pennsylvania. more »»

Judge rules recorded phone call can be used in Cosby trial

September 16, 2016

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a recorded phone call between Bill Cosby and the mother of his accuser can be used as evidence at his sexual assault trial next yea. more »»

Pennsylvania college coaches join faculty in strike approval

September 16, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Coaches at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities have voted to call for a strike, but the union representing them says they'll continue contract talks. more »»

Pittsburgh bridge to remain closed for emergency repairs

September 16, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — State transportation authorities say a major bridge into downtown Pittsburgh closed after a construction fire will remain closed indefinitely due to additional emergency repairs. more »»

Residents near ex-Navy bases sue makers of firefighting foam

September 16, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents near two former suburban Navy bases are suing producers of firefighting foam once used there, claiming they contaminated the drinking water. more »»

Wolf seeks joint legislative session on state opioid crisis

September 16, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. more »»

Ex-Paterno players reunite at Penn St amid scandal's wake

September 16, 2016

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State spokesman Ben Manning says organizers of a private reunion for football players coached by Joe Paterno will provide their own security for the even. more »»

Coast Guard cadet gets year in prison for sex assault

September 16, 2016

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Coast Guard cadet has been sentenced to a year in prison for sexual assault and dismissed from the service after being found guilty at a court-martial. more »»

US rig count down 2 this week to 506

September 16, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to 506.

A year ago, 842 rigs were active. more »»

 
 

 

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