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Ex-band director faces sex charges in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio college band director has pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to have sex with underage girls at a motel. The (Cleveland) Plain Dea……
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Police: Pa. teen gets stuck on roof after chase

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say the fire department had to be called in to rescue a 16-year-old boy who got stuck on a roof while running from police just outside P……

4 artists up for UK’s contentious Turner Prize

LONDON (AP) — British art’s prestigious Turner Prize embraced the playful and the satirical Thursday, announcing a list of four finalists including a cartoonist known for his scathing humor and an artist who orchestrates encounters that break down…
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Reading police seek former hoops star in stabbing

READING, Pa. (AP) — Police in Reading say they are searching for a former high school basketball star in a fatal stabbing. Authorities say 19-year-old Anthony Clay-Ra……
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Judge rules in Ohio officer’s favor in shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge in a wrongful-death lawsuit has ruled that a central Ohio police officer was justified in fatally shooting an armed man who was running awa……
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Police: Teen assaulted Philly mayor’s daughter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A teenager has been charged in an alleged assault on the teenage daughter of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. Authorities say it’s in con……
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Ohio man gets prison for Facebook rants

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man who had been arrested for drunken-driving has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for subsequent Facebook rants against police and judge……
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The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Thursday, April 25, 2013. Multiple weather features brought active weather to the nation on Thursday. In the east, a strong cold front finally pushed offshore and into the Atlantic Ocean, which allowed for…

3 generations of Wyeths coming to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — American realist painter Andrew Wyeth left an indelible impression on Eric Sambol after a museum class trip in the 1970s. Many years later, the New Jersey businessman was able to acquire a work by…

Paltrow: ‘Most beautiful’ title ‘not true’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow says she’s thrilled to be picked by People magazine as “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for 2013 but it’s “obviously not true.” Paltrow questioned her own selection as she walked the red carpet…
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Pa. college student injured in fall from building

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say an eastern Pennsylvania college student has been injured after falling three stories from a building on campus. The incident hap……

LA’s storied Gibson Amphitheatre closing in Sept.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Concert promoter Live Nation announced Wednesday that a landmark Los Angeles music venue where Bob Marley, Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra performed will close its doors this fall. The Gibson Amphitheatre’s lease is ending…
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Poland Man Killed in Crash

A Poland man was killed Tuesday afternoon in Lee Township, Carroll County, when his semi overturned on state Route 9.…
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Endangerment trial ordered for NW Pa. pastor, wife

KANE, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania pastor and his wife have been ordered to stand trial on charges that they endangered their three children by not feeding th……
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Businessman Honored

A Struthers businessman has finally received an award from Struthers City Council Wednesday that has been at the center of controversy in the city for over a month. …