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Overcoming opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort Overcoming opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort
3 weeks ago -
BALTIMORE — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders’ thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders begged emergency room doctors not to give him powerful opioid painkillers — he’d been addicted once before and panicked at the thought of relapsing. [Read More]

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PRIMAR 2017: 19-year-old wins GOP mayor nomination PRIMAR 2017: 19-year-old wins GOP mayor nomination
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TAMAQUA (AP) — A 19-year-old could become mayor of a Pennsylvania town. [Read More]
Mine workers union members protest at Consol Energy Mine workers union members protest at Consol Energy
5 days ago -
CANONSBURG (AP) — Hundreds gathered at the western Pennsylvania headquarters of Consol Energy for a United Mine Workers protest. [Read More]
Cracker Barrel settles disabled parking suit Cracker Barrel settles disabled parking suit
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PITTSBURGH — Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has settled a class-action lawsuit brought by a basketball star who claimed handicapped parking spaces at some restaurants are too steep or otherwise violate federal law. [Read More]
Prep and determination lead to geography bee win Prep and determination lead to geography bee win
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WASHINGTON — Pranay Varada was stung by last year’s National Geographic Bee, when he flubbed the official language of Sierra Leone — it’s English; he answered French — and finished in sixth place. [Read More]
Woman, 105, receives honorary high school diploma Woman, 105, receives honorary high school diploma
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OAKDALE (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who said her only regret in life was not finishing high school has received an honorary diploma — at age 105. [Read More]
MIT student sues CIA for info on Twitter jokes
5 days ago -
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts doctoral student is trying to force the CIA to open up about how it uses jokes on social media. [Read More]
Law firm supports anti-abortion club
5 days ago -
ALLENTOWN (AP) — A Chicago-based law firm is backing a pair of eastern Pennsylvania high school students who say school officials have denied their efforts to start an anti-abortion club at school. [Read More]
MS-13 gang targeted in sweep across Los Angeles MS-13 gang targeted in sweep across Los Angeles
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LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in pre-dawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street gang MS-13. [Read More]
Former admiral gets 18 months in prison for lying Former admiral gets 18 months in prison for lying
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SAN DIEGO — The first U.S. Navy admiral convicted of a federal crime while on active duty was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for lying to investigators about a Malaysian defense contractor at the center of a massive corruption scandal. [Read More]
District attorney nominee vows to eliminate the death penalty
5 days ago -
PHILADELPHIA — A civil rights lawyer poised to become the city’s next district attorney while the current district attorney faces a bribery trial says he will immediately stop seeking the death penalty if elected and will prioritize education, drug treatment and job training. [Read More]
Lawmaker behind misogynistic forum quits Lawmaker behind misogynistic forum quits
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CONCORD, N.H. — A Republican lawmaker who was criticized for creating a misogynistic online forum resigned Wednesday, citing concerns for the safety of his loved ones and himself. [Read More]
U.S. forests shifting with climate change
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WASHINGTON — A warmer, wetter climate is helping push dozens of Eastern U.S. trees to the north and, surprisingly, west, a new study finds. [Read More]
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