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Posted on: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 5:25pm
MOUNT LEBANON – Standing in black and white clerical garb with a purple stole representing the season of Lent, the Rev. Michelle Boomgaard offered the ancient symbol of ashes as people... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 4:10am
SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — State police say a western Pennsylvania man has been seriously injured after he tried to drive his car through a railroad crossing before a train passed. Troopers say... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 3:41am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — It's soon expected to be OK to be willfully annoying in Grand Rapids. The Grand Rapids Press reports (http://bit.ly/1cqxCRm ) that the City Commission is nixing a... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 2:24am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former state trooper is going to prison for six to 23 months for a drunken driving crash near Philadelphia that killed a young man in a disabled car. The sentence... READ MORE »

Posted on: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 4:05am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A large majority of Pennsylvania voters favor legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but they are divided over whether possession of even small amounts for... READ MORE »

Posted on: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:06am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia television news reporter covering the aftermath of a snowstorm in New Jersey has gotten pelted by snow from a passing plow. WTXF-TV's Steve Keeley was... READ MORE »

Posted on: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:03am
HELLERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A high school student in eastern Pennsylvania is in trouble with the law after an alleged assault of a principal. Police said the Saucon Valley High School principal... READ MORE »

Posted on: Monday, March 3, 2014 - 1:07pm
Backyard burial? No state law forbids it MEGAN SPERLING, Butler Eagle BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — The idea of "green burials" is becoming more popular, and because of this, people are more aware... READ MORE »

Posted on: Monday, March 3, 2014 - 4:05am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Company will cut funding to the Boy Scouts of America beginning in 2015 because of a policy that bans gay adult leaders in the organization. The Boy... READ MORE »

Posted on: Monday, March 3, 2014 - 1:57am
ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania police officer has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $1,000 for allegedly punching another man after a concert near Pittsburgh in... READ MORE »

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