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90-Year-Old Pitt Student Graduates Decades After Earning Degree

After years of hard work, several thousand Pitt students now call themselves alumni.

04/27/2014

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Police: Westmoreland Co. Woman Sold Drugs From Hospital Room

Greensburg City police are expected to file charges as early as Tuesday against a woman from Youngwood who was leading two lives at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

04/21/2014

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Pittsburgh Man Charged After Egg Decorating Fight

A Pittsburgh man faces charges after police say he threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.

04/20/2014

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Pa. Teen Handed Suspension For Miss America Prom Date Request

A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

04/18/2014

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Bicyclist Recovering After Collision With Deer Sends Him To Hospital

Allen Kinkead, 65, has broken vertebrae in his neck and lower back – plus several cracked ribs, a slight concussion and an awful lot of road rash.

04/18/2014

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Penn State Police: 3 Posed Nude At Nittany Shrine

Penn State police say three male students who reportedly posed nude for a photo at the university’s Nittany Lion Shrine face school discipline.

04/18/2014

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Police In Scranton Seek Attempted Abduction Suspect Wearing Angry Birds Costume

Authorities say a man dressed as a character from the Angry Birds video game tried to pick up four children in a Pennsylvania grocery store parking lot.

04/05/2014

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Serious Sledding: “Cardboard Classic” Takes Over Poconos

A giant sled competition drew a huge crowd to the Poconos this weekend.

03/09/2014

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Bag Of Pot Found In Pants Donated To Salvation Army

Charity may begin at home, but in this instance it may end badly at a northwestern Pennsylvania Salvation Army outlet.

02/21/2014

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Apollo Woman 110 Years “Young”

It’s not everyday that someone in our area turns 110 years old.

01/28/2014

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Pa. Police: Driver Hid Pot As Christmas Presents

Pennsylvania State Police say they found 20 pounds of marijuana in boxes wrapped as Christmas presents inside a minivan after a traffic stop.

12/14/2013

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Family Welcomes New Baby After Mom Gives Birth In Garage

We know well the story of Baby Jesus, born in a stable on that Christmas long ago.

12/11/2013

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Local Couple Leads Boycott Of Store Over Its Bright LED Sign

How would you react if a business, next door to where you live, decided to install a big, flashing LED sign?

12/02/2013

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Pa. Paper: Sorry For Panning Gettysburg Address

It took 150 years, but a Pennsylvania newspaper said Thursday it should have recognized the greatness of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address at the time it was delivered.

11/15/2013

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Numerologist Breaks Down Significance Of 11-12-13

Tuesday is 11-12-13, consecutive numbers. But is it significant?

11/12/2013

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