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  • Student charged in mass stabbing at Pennsylvania school

    A 16-year-old Pennsylvania student has been charged as an adult in the early morning knife attack on at least 21 people at Franklin Regional Senior High School near Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The suspect, Alex Hribal, was charged with four counts of...
  • Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning

    Autopsy: U. of C. student died of alcohol poisoning
    A University of Chicago student found dead in his dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Autopsy results indicate the death of Nicholas Barnes, 20, was accidental, the office said....
  • John Pinette, stand-up comic and 'Seinfeld' guest star, dies at 50

    Stand-up comedian John Pinette has died at age 50. According to the Associated Press, the comedian, who was best known for his routine about an all-you-can eat Chinese buffet and for guest-starring on the series finale of "Seinfeld," was found dead of...
  • Travis Rudolph commits to FSU as Seminoles keep racking up recruits

    Travis Rudolph commits to FSU as Seminoles keep racking up recruits
    Highly touted wide receiver prospect Travis Rudolph of West Palm Beach Cardinal Newman committed to Florida State on Thursday night at the Under Armour All-American Game at Tropicana Field. Asked why he picked FSU over his other four finalists Alabama,...
  • Conrad Susa dies at 78; prolific composer of stage music

    Conrad Susa, a prolific composer for voice and stage whose works include the widely produced 1973 opera "Transformations," based on poet Anne Sexton's retelling of Grimm's fairy tales, has died at his home in San Francisco. He was 78. Susa died in his...
  • Jeremy Pruitt tells Seminoles commit Blake McClain, 'FSU is place for you'

    Jeremy Pruitt tells Seminoles commit Blake McClain, 'FSU is place for you'
    Jeremy Pruitt might have a black mark beside his name for some Florida State fans after the defensive coordinator left the Seminoles on Tuesday for a similar position at Georgia. That's not the case for 2014 FSU commit Blake McClain, a defensive end...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. George J. Magovern

    Dr. George J. Magovern Co-inventor of heart valve that saved lives Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
  • FSU adds North Carolina DT Arthur Williams to 2014 recruiting class

    FSU adds North Carolina DT Arthur Williams to 2014 recruiting class
    Arthur Williams, a 6-foot-4, 280-pound two-way lineman at Fayetteville (N.C.) E.E. Smith High School,  became the 25th commitment to the 2014 Florida State recruiting class Tuesday when he announced during a school assembly that he picked the Seminoles...
  • Monarchs, milkweed and the spirit of Rachel Carson

     Monarchs, milkweed and the spirit of Rachel Carson
    "But most of all I shall remember the monarchs, that unhurried westward drift of one small winged form after another, each drawn by some invisible force." — Rachel Carson, in a letter to Dorothy Freeman, Sept. 10, 1963. After news broke recently...
  • Pennsylvania auto insurance picture not as rosy as first indicated

    At first glance, the statistics revealed in a state-by-state analysis of auto insurance costs make Pennsylvania look pretty good. "Report praised Pennsylvania car insurance model," celebrated a headline in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, referring to...
  • Sexual orientation discrimination is target of Browne bill

    Sexual orientation discrimination is target of Browne bill
    Freedom of religion, in some minds, means the freedom to impose one's religious beliefs, dogma and rules on others. That approach has been the source of much of the world's misery, from the Crusades, to the Inquisition, to Puritan oppression in America,...