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Firm: Faster-than-expected corrosion led to pipeline blast Firm: Faster-than-expected corrosion led to pipeline blast
2 weeks ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — Faster-than-expected corrosion caused a Westmoreland County natural gas pipeline blast that scorched 40 rural acres in April and badly burned a man whose home was destroyed, the Texas energy company that owns the pipeline said. [Read More]

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Trial delayed for man in officer slaying Trial delayed for man in officer slaying
8 hours ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A Westmoreland County man charged in the shooting death of a police officer responding to a domestic dispute won’t stand trial until next year. [Read More]
AP probe finds police officers misuse confidential databases
8 hours ago -
DENVER — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons unrelated to police work, an Associated Press investigation has found. [Read More]
NAACP: Victim's history irrelevant
8 hours ago -
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A restraining order filed against a North Carolina man killed by police last week shouldn’t matter because officers who confronted him didn’t know about that history before he was shot to death, a civil rights leader said. [Read More]
Wolf urges fast action on addiction bills Wolf urges fast action on addiction bills
8 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf will address a joint session of the state House and Senate as he presses for action on a package of legislation designed to combat opioid and heroin addiction. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump lashes out after debate CAMPAIGN 2016: Trump lashes out after debate
8 hours ago -
Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday in the aftermath of a disappointing first debate with Hillary Clinton, scolding the moderator, again criticizing a beauty pageant winner for her physique and raising the prospect of an all-out attack on Bill Clinton’s marital infidelities. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Debate reaches 84 million viewers, toppling record
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NEW YORK — The showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most-watched presidential debate ever, with 84 million viewers. [Read More]
Superintendent to return after scandal
8 hours ago -
PLUM (AP) — A western Pennsylvania school board has reinstated its superintendent after a law firm found administrators looked into reports and rumors that teachers were having sex with students. [Read More]
Carnegie hero commission announces winners Carnegie hero commission announces winners
8 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A Vermont prosecutor who disarmed a woman accused of fatally shooting a social worker outside a state office building is one of 25 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission announced the medal winners today. [Read More]
Lane closure amused Gov. Christie, ally testifies Lane closure amused Gov. Christie, ally testifies
8 hours ago -
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey was told about the George Washington Bridge lane closings — and that they were done to punish a mayor who had declined to endorse him for re-election — during a Sept. 11 memorial service two days after they began, a former ally testified Tuesday. [Read More]
Pilots, air traffic controllers to begin texting Pilots, air traffic controllers to begin texting
8 hours ago -
CHANTILLY, Va. — Airline pilots and air traffic controllers are on schedule to switch to text communications at most of the nation’s busiest airports by the end of the year, a milestone that holds the potential to reduce delays, prevent errors and save billions of dollars in fuel cost. [Read More]
First baby born with DNA from mother, father, donor
8 hours ago -
NEW YORK — Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people — the mother, the father and an egg donor. [Read More]
Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech's potential
8 hours ago -
DETROIT — Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. [Read More]
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