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March 7, 2018 RSS feed / News

West Virginia teachers cheer pay hike deal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s striking teachers cheered, sang and wept joyfully Tuesday as lawmakers acted to end a nine-day classroom walkout, ceding them 5 percent pay hikes that are also being extended to all state workers. More...

Police reports listed

Woman cited   Connellsville police filed charges of disorderly conduct and public drunkenness following an incident Feb. More...

Probe finds deadly Niger mission lacked proper approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn’t get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State milita More...

Thousands of firearms confiscated in court-ordered seizures

GREENSBURG (AP) — Confiscating firearms could easily be part of the job description for deputies on the second shift at the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office.  Sheriff Jonathan Held said the shift that begins at 3 p.m. More...

Mt. Pleasant Veterans Park will be featured in Vietnam reunion

Mt. More...

Prescription opioids fail new test for chronic pain

CHICAGO (AP) — A year-long study offers rigorous new evidence against using prescription opioids for chronic pain. More...

Opioid overdoses in ERs up 30 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency rooms saw a big jump in overdoses from opioids last year — the latest evidence the nation’s drug crisis is getting worse. More...

Republicans’ debate exposes big differences in school policy

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Debate questions Tuesday about public school funding in Pennsylvania exposed big differences in how the three candidates for the Republican nomination for governor to challenge Democratic Gov. More...

Cosby lawyers fight to block testimony

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

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