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Americans saving $19B this year at pump, experts say

As the summer's road trip season draws to a close, American drivers are realizing roughly $19 billion in fuel savings compared to what they paid ...

Trump vows to remove millions living in country illegally

PHOENIX — Seeking to end confusion over his aggressive but recently muddled language on immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living ...

PWSA, state officials tackle lead levels in Pittsburgh-area water

Local and state officials hope to have a better idea by year's end about which homes in Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority's service area have ...

Zip lines, climbing walls offer adventure challenges

Niagara Falls is the latest natural wonder to add a zip line, offering the chance to take an adrenaline-pumping plunge toward churning mist at speeds ...

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Teen arrested in double shooting in Perry South

A judge set bail at $250,000 for a 16-year-old charged in a Perry South shooting. Police arrested Niko Dixon of Perry South and charged him with ...

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Trump gains ground in Pennsylvania, new poll shows

Donald Trump has narrowed Hillary Clinton's sizable lead among Pennsylvania voters, a new poll by Franklin & Marshall College shows. After building an 11 percentage-point ...

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Greensburg likes what it sees after first month of parking changes

Drivers used Greensburg's new Meter Feeder app to pay for parking about 1,300 times in its first month, and it seems to be picking up ...

Valley News Dispatch
Highlands School Board approves 5-year contract with teachers

Highlands School District students will return to classes Tuesday without the threat of a teacher strike looming. The school board on Wednesday unanimously approved the five-year ...

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Cubs too much for Pirates as NL Central leaders complete sweep

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs are simply too much for the Pirates to handle. Too ...

James Harrison cleared in NFL's PED probe

James Harrison predicted the NFL would clear his name after he met with league officials. Wednesday, ...

Antonio Brown gets $4 million raise from Steelers 

Throughout the summer, Antonio Brown steadfastly stuck to the line that he was secure in ...

Last chance for Steelers' bubble players to make an impact

For the most part, the Steelers' 53-man roster is set. There are few position battles ...

WPIAL football teams prepare for unfamiliar conference opponents in Week 1

Preseason preparation always has been necessary for Greg Perry, but he long has had a strong knowledge base from which to draw. The Keystone Oaks ...

Villanova not just a basketball school

If you think Villanova is just another in a long line of FCS teams that ...

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NFL notebook: Saints ink former Browns, Ravens pass rusher Kruger

The Saints and pass-rushing lineman Paul Kruger agreed to contract terms, two days after the veteran was surprisingly released by the Browns, the Associated Press ...

Penguins/NHL
Penguins to visit White House in October

When President Barack Obama called Mike Sullivan in June to congratulate the Penguins on their Stanley Cup championship, he told the coach he hoped he ...

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Pennsylvania contractors report difficulty finding skilled workers

Nearly two-thirds of Pennsylvania's contractors reported having difficulty finding skilled workers, and many of them expect the labor market to get tighter over the next ...

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Electoral map is key to 2016 election

Any American political strategist or reporter — I've been one for more than four decades — loves the map: That's the electoral map that decides ...

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