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Heinz buying Kraft Food for $28 billion Heinz buying Kraft Food for $28 billion
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NEW YORK — H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue of about $28 billion. [Read More]

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Saudi airstrikes target rebel bases in Yemen Saudi airstrikes target rebel bases in Yemen
3 days ago -
SANAA, Yemen — Saudi Arabia bombed key military installations in Yemen today after announcing a broad regional coalition to oust Shiite rebels that forced the country’s embattled president to flee. [Read More]
FBI: Bomb components found in Tsarnaev's family apartment
3 days ago -
BOSTON — FBI agents told jurors in the Boston Marathon trial that nails, BBs, pressure cooker parts and other items similar to those used in two pressure-cooker bombs that exploded near the marathon’s finish line were found in Dzokhar Tsarnaev’s family apartment in Cambridge. [Read More]
Union fights over restroom
3 days ago -
MUNHALL (AP) — A school board plans to vote on continuing to let a special needs student use a faculty restroom despite a union grievance filed by teachers at a Pittsburgh-area elementary school. [Read More]
Cops: Suspect left behind credit card
3 days ago -
WEST SUNBURY (AP) — State police in Pennsylvania say a trespassing suspect used his own credit card to jimmy open a garage door, then left it behind when the homeowner suddenly appeared and startled him. [Read More]
Councilman ends re-election bid
3 days ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 12-year Allegheny County councilman has withdrawn his nominating petitions — and thus ended his last re-election bid — in grand style. [Read More]
Judge finds man disabled, voids his death sentence
3 days ago -
UNIONTOWN (AP) — A man convicted of the 2002 slayings of a Pennsylvania couple and their pregnant 17-year-old daughter has an intellectual disability that makes him ineligible for the death penalty, a judge said Wednesday in throwing out the sentence. [Read More]
Barron will back tuition freeze if $50 million granted
3 days ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Penn State’s president says he will support a tuition freeze next year if lawmakers approve a nearly $50 million increase proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf. [Read More]
Police: Teacher accused of luring
3 days ago -
PITTSBURGH — An elementary school teacher who resigned this month was obsessed with one of her 11-year-old students, encrypting her phone number on the girl’s math homework, exchanging thousands of text messages with her and even talking of running away with her, authorities said Wednesday. [Read More]
Prison guard charged with assault
3 days ago -
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania county jail guard has been charged with assaulting an inmate who was serving a drunken-driving sentence, by allegedly pushing him backward while handcuffed so hard that he hit his head and suffered a seizure. [Read More]
Racist note sent to commissioner nominee Racist note sent to commissioner nominee
3 days ago -
HARRISBURG — A note apparently hand-delivered to the home mailbox of Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee for Pennsylvania State Police commissioner has raised the issue of race in one of the nation’s largest police forces. [Read More]
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