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Sharon fire kills one Tuesday night

A residential structure fire in Sharon, Pa., Tuesday night killed an 84-year-old man, according to a Sharon Police press release.…
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Men rob Warren store at gunpoint

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Similar robberies took place at two Warren convenience stores within one week. Police were called about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to the Quick Sto……
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Crosses displayed in Ohio village challenged

A group advocating the separation of church and state is protesting a pair of crosses displayed for Easter on a tiny eastern Ohio village's municipal building.…
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Russian economy hit by Ukraine turmoil

Russia's economy slowed sharply in the first three months of the year as uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country, a government minister said Wednesday.…
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Classes to resume at Pennsylvania stabbing school

Students plan to gather in prayer and in support of one another on the football field of a Pittsburgh-area high school where classes were scheduled to resume a week after a mass stabbing.…
In this Jan. 12, 2009 file photo, the General Motors logo is on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  General Motors is offering free loaner cars to owners of compacts that are being recalled for a deadly ignition switch defect, the company said Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The company also will offer a $500 cash allowance to owners who want to buy or lease a new GM vehicle. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Sales concerns

General Motors sales numbers are taking a hit in the midst of the recalls GM has dealt with. Dennis Biviano explains.…
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Ohio justice: division over death penalty expected

The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court says divisions about the death penalty on a panel that spent more than two years studying capital punishment in the state were to be expected.…
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Lawsuit concerns

General Motors makes a bold move to protect itself in the wake of a major safety recall.…
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U.S. Highway Trust Fund nearly broke

If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.…
In this Jan. 12, 2009, file photo, the General Motors logo is seen on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3, 2014 deadline. The government safety agency said in a letter to GM on Tuesday, April 8, that the company already owes $28,000 in fines, and they will accrue at $7,000 per day until it provides all the requested information. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

The motion asks U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos to delay action on the lawsuit until the bankruptcy court rules and other federal courts decide if the case should be combined with other lawsuits. …
In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, a group of people hold signs protesting the New York Police Department’s program of infiltrating and informing on Muslim communities during a rally near police headquarters in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the NYPD confirmed it disbanded the special intelligence unit that monitored Muslim communities in New York and New Jersey. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

After a series of stories by The Associated Press detailing the extent of the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims, two civil rights lawsuits were filed challenging the activities as unconstitutional because they focused on people's religion, national origin and race.…