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  • Two people killed in Pennsylvania house explosion

    (Reuters) - Two people died in an early morning house explosion on Tuesday in a rural area of western Pennsylvania, local emergency officials said. The explosion happened at 4 a.m. at a home in South Beaver Township, about 40 miles northwest of...
  • NFL Training Camp dates, details

    The Sports Xchange NFL Training Camp dates, details Following is the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates. --Note: The first official practice of training camp for each club at the site designated is generally held the day...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Bruce Macleod, emergency room physician

    Last week, the Pennsylvania Medical Society announced new, voluntary physician guidelines regarding the prescribing of powerful painkillers called opioids. Dr. Bruce Macleod, an emergency room physician in Pittsburgh and the president of the society,...
  • Starz Announces Premiere Dates for 'The Chair,' 'Survivor's Remorse'

    Starz's original filmmaking experiment, "The Chair," will premiere on Sat., Sept. 6 at 11 p.m., the cabler announced today. The series, created by "Project Greenlight" and "Good Will Hunting" executive producer Chris Moore, is a 10-part documentary...
  • Not using seat belts is causing teen deaths

    Shortly after turning 20, Austin Danish rolled his car driving to work. The vehicle flipped several times and was totaled. Danish escaped with a partially collapsed lung and a cut on his forehead that's now a scar. "My mom had ingrained in my head to...
  • Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent

     Eastern Pa. Conference football rosters contain Division I talent
    One month from today, high school football teams across Pennsylvania will open official practices for 2014. The inaugural Eastern Pennsylvania Conference season should feature plenty of top talent. The senior class that played as juniors in the Lehigh...
  • Corbett airs first ad of fall governor's race

    Gov. Tom Corbett’s campaign is hitting the airwaves with the first gubernatorial television ad of the general election. Corbett’s 60-second ad, which can be seen above, touts the Republican incumbent’s work to aid the state’s...
  • Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling

    Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling
    Less than two weeks after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay outside a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, cities around the country are moving to repeal similar laws or are not enforcing the...
  • VA health care scandal update: See the latest patient wait-time data

     
    The uproar over the Department of Veterans Affairs health care scandal has quieted some in recent weeks, but the pressure still is on for medical centers and outpatient clinics to ensure patients are seen in a timely manner. Data released......
  • Pennsylvania alcohol prices competitive with some surrounding states, review finds

    Supporters of liquor sale privatization take as a given that getting rid of the state monopoly will lead to cheaper alcohol. But a comparison between Pennsylvania prices and those states bordering Western Pennsylvania shows that the Liquor Control Board...
  • Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line

    In January 2013, Kathleen Kane charged into Harrisburg on a Nittany Lion. The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors'...