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30-ton weight restriction restored to Liberty Bridge

PennDOT on Thursday restored Liberty Bridge's 30-ton weight limit. Officials made the change three days after the bridge was reopened with a nine-ton weight restriction ...

Train crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalized

HOBOKEN, N.J. — A speeding rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, ...

Time to get a flu shot, health officials say

Estimates from the past influenza season showed a drop in adults 50 years or older who received flu vaccines, health officials said Thursday during a ...

Doctor botched donkey castration, Derry Twp. farmer alleges in lawsuit

A Derry Township farmer who rescues abandoned donkeys and nurtures them back to health filed ...

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Accused Bethel Twp. bomber jailed

A Bethel Township man accused of having two homemade bombs at his home is in ...

30 years after murder conviction, Washington County man granted new trial

The state has 120 days to retry a Washington County man convicted in 1986 of robbing and killing another man, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ...

Politics
First Lady: Hillary Clinton as close to 'perfect candidate' as it gets

First Lady Michelle Obama told more than 3,000 supporters Wednesday in Pittsburgh that "there is no such thing" as a perfect presidential candidate. But, Obama ...

Sports
Penguins cut roster down to 49 players

The Penguins made a second round of cuts Thursday, sending nine players to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of ...

Jaso hits for cycle in Pirates win; Taillon outduels Arrieta in last start of season

When the season blows apart and the playoffs are out of reach, a team has to take its special moments where it can find them. John ...

Recovered from injury, Daley preparing to help Penguins defend Cup title

Defenseman Trevor Daley wasn't with the Chicago Blackhawks when they won the Stanley Cup in ...

Pitt nose tackle Jarrett shows off strength, uncanny endurance for 335-pounder

Several days a week during the spring and summer, Pitt nose tackle Tyrique Jarrett was on the practice field or in the weight room with ...

Kickers with touchback ability provide valuable asset to high school football teams

A few seconds was all Montour needed to grab control. Waiting deep for the opening kickoff ...

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NFL notebook: Cowboys WR Bryant diagnosed with hairline fracture

Dez Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in a bone in his right knee, though Dallas coach Jason Garrett said the receiver might not miss ...

Arts and Entertainment
City Theatre's 'Hand to God' comedy includes a puppet but isn't for kids

City Theatre artistic director Tracy Brigden likes to include a comedy in every season. That's not as easy as you'd think, she says. First of all, ...

Lifestyles
Tan Izakaya serves shareable, approachable dishes in cozy, welcoming atmosphere

A cheerful greeting zooms through the air upon entering Tan Izakaya: "Welcome to the shop." In Japanese, of course. It's a warm introduction to this ...

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ObamaCare: We need to start over

Having fully embraced the increasingly troubled Affordable Care Act, Hillary Clinton is surely hoping health reform remains a side issue this presidential campaign. But recent ...

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