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Nurses vote to OK strike

The union authorized its negotiating team to call for a strike if needed. …

Former Epic Records president Polly Anthony dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Epic Records president who worked with acts including Celine Dion, Michael Jackson and Rage Against the Machine has died. Epic Records announced on its official Twitter feed Tuesday that Polly Anthony died.…

Ohio National Guard to welcome home soldiers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Adjutant General’s Office says the Ohio National Guard will welcome home 160 soldiers who have been serving in Afghanistan at a ce……
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Man arrested on gun charges

Joe Poole was arrested Monday night after police found him in a car with a number of guns. …

Vehicle crashes into Ohio home; 2 hospitalized

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two girls who were passengers in an SUV have been hospitalized after the driver crashed the vehicle into a central Ohio home. WBNS in Columbus (htt……

Police arrest man who sprayed graffiti near duck

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police have arrested a man who allegedly spray-painted graffiti at a park where a huge rubber duck is moored offshore. Police say that 34-……
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Drowning victim's body found

The body of a Mercer County man who drowned while boating with friends last week has been found.…

Video games based on Tom Clancy books

Tom Clancy’s action-packed novels also inspired dozens of video games. His name has been associated with such long-running gaming franchises as “Ghost Recon” and “Splinter Cell.” Clancy’s credit also appears on the upcoming “The Division.” His games have…

“Glee” actor Monteith died of heroin, alcohol mix

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The British Columbia Coroners Service said Wednesday investigators found a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle in the hotel room where “Glee” actor Cory Monteith was found dead in July.…

TV exec Marcy Carsey gives $20M to alma mater UNH

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Emmy-award winning television producer Marcy Carsey has donated $20 million to her alma mater, the University of New Hampshire. The Carsey School for Public Policy will train future leaders in the United States and…
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Help available for health care

Access Health Mahoning Valley has offices in the Warren and Youngstown City Health Departments. …

Model of Chicago’s Picasso statue to go to auction

CHICAGO (AP) — A model of Pablo Picasso’s famed Chicago statue will be auctioned next month. Christie’s estimates it will sell for as much as $35 million. The piece is a sheet metal model of the sculpture that…

NYC Sandy refugees say they need hotel program

NEW YORK (AP) — A few hundred New Yorkers still homeless nearly a year after Superstorm Sandy are asking the city for more time to find shelter before they’re evicted from their hotel rooms. Federal funding for the…

Victim rescued in rubble of collapsed wall in Pa.

READING, Pa. (AP) — Rescue crews have managed to free a person trapped beneath the rubble of a cinderblock wall on a residential street in Reading. The call came in to pol……

‘Red October’ novelist Tom Clancy dies at 66

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1985, a year after the Cold War thriller “The Hunt for Red October” came out, author Tom Clancy was invited to lunch at the Reagan White House, where he was questioned by Navy…

Questlove, Meek Mill headline A3C Hip-Hop Festival

ATLANTA (AP) — The Roots band leader Questlove, Meek Mill, Bun B and Talib Kweli are headlining the ninth annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival in downtown Atlanta. The five-day festival, which kicked off Wednesday, includes musical performances, an art…

Study: Most twins can be born without a C-section

Expecting twins? You probably don’t need to schedule a cesarean section. Most moms can safely give birth without surgery, a big study finds. It’s the latest research to question the need for C-sections, which are done in one-third…

Authorities: 8 killed in church bus crash in Tenn.

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — A church bus blew a tire, veered across a highway median and hit a sport utility vehicle and tractor-trailer Wednesday in a fiery wreck that killed eight people, authorities said. Fourteen other people were…

Obama seeks to strike a balance during shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attend a black-tie gala? No. Meet with business leaders who oppose a government shutdown? Yes. Jet off to Asia for a four-country tour? Maybe, but shorten the trip and keep the option to cancel. President…