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Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

ORLANDO, Florida — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial ...

Glass artists find niche creating marbles 

Chad Parker holds a glass rod to the flame burning at 2,000 degrees. The 38-year-old glass marble artist inches closer to the fire as he ...

Hafer's attorney says her memory lapses led FBI to accuse her of lying

HARRISBURG — Former state Treasurer Barbara Hafer blames memory lapses for what the FBI says were false statements about a $500,000 consulting fee her company ...

The perfect places to cool off from the soaring temperatures

Oh, baby, it's hot outside! When the heat turns your backyard pool into a warm bath, you can head to the supermarket and stroll very slowly ...

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Trump's success with largely self-funded campaign defies usual pattern

HARRISBURG — Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman bid $144 million for an office and lost. Whitman's self-financed 2010 race against Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., earned her ...

Allegheny
Suspicious package Downtown determined to be remote device to read a water meter

Police closed a section of Liberty Avenue Friday evening after receiving a report of a suspicious package that was later determined to be a remote ...

Westmoreland
ZIP code quirk causes hassle for some in North Huntingdon

Wayne Maddock can't get a pizza delivered from a restaurant in North Huntingdon because the business doesn't venture into Allegheny County. The problem is that Maddock ...

Valley News Dispatch
Police: Would-be robbers in North Apollo decide cash drawer contents 'not enough' to take

Police said two men who allegedly tried to rob a North Apollo gas station Thursday ...

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Phillies rookie Eflin pitches 3-hit shutout against Pirates

It was an encouraging start for the Pirates' Gerrit Cole on Friday, but something much better for Phillies rookie Zach Eflin. Cole left after six innings ...

Starkey: Steelers becoming an embarrassment

At this point, in the wake of the Le'Veon Bowl, er, Bell news, I'm thinking the Steelers should go all in. They should capitalize on ...

Report: Steelers' Bell faces 4-game suspension 

It turns out Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell may be facing a four-game suspension after all. ESPN reported that Bell missed a drug test — ...

Pirates notebook: Locke will serve stint in bullpen

After three straight subpar starts, left-hander Jeff Locke will spend at least a couple of ...

Former Vikings, Cardinals coach Green dies at 67

MINNEAPOLIS — Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, ...

Healthy Price proved to be force for Pitt

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi isn't claiming he has the ability to lay hands upon players' injuries and make them disappear. Miracles? He's not ...

Steelers/NFL News
NFL notebook: Cowboys rookie RB Elliott under investigation for assault

The NFL said it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott under the league's personal conduct policy. A police report says Elliott ...

Business Headlines
Pennsylvania employers added 20,000 jobs in June

Hiring in Pennsylvania rebounded in June as employers added 20,000 workers to their payrolls. Employers recovered all the jobs lost in May, when they shed 7,800 ...

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It's best to ignore politicians

My Fox colleagues were in Cleveland this week, diligently interviewing Republicans. Next week, they'll interview Democrats. I'm glad they do it — because I despise ...

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