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With education the centerpiece of his campaign, Mike Crossey of Mt. Lebanon chose the backdrop of an elementary school to announce his Congressional candidacy to challenge U.S. Rep Tim…
08.21 / 06:30
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Long-lost descendants of West Finley Township farmers Albert and Bertha Amos met for the first time…
08.21 / 06:30
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Some local residents have hit the road to get a glimpse of a total solar…
08.21 / 06:30
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit DWANE BROWN, HOST: And finally, yesterday, we asked you to contribute to our solar eclipse soundtrack. Here's what you came up with. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "THAT'S AMORE") DEAN MARTIN: (Singing) When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "YOU'RE SO VAIN") CARLY SIMON: (Singing) Then you flew your Learjet up to Nova Scotia to see the total eclipse of the sun. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "AIN'T NO SUNSHINE") BILL WITHERS:…
08.21 / 05:47
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit DWANE BROWN, HOST: It all started with "A Is For Alibi," then came "B Is For Burglar," "C Is For Corpse" and on and on through the alphabet for mystery novelist Sue Grafton and her main character, the spunky female detective Kinsey Millhone. And now, Sue Grafton has her latest book out, "Y Is For Yesterday," which, by the way, is out on Tuesday, leaving only one more letter, one more novel to wrap up 35 years, Sue, worth of murder, mayhem and mystery.…
08.21 / 05:47
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Donald Trump will ask Americans Monday to trust him on his new Afghanistan strategy, exercising a president’s most somber duty, a decision on waging war, at a time when his own political standing is deeply compromised. Trump will make his first prime-time broadcast to the nation as president at 9 p.m. ET to unveil his…
08.21 / 05:23
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This refreshing frozen salad is easy to assemble ahead and serve to a group at breakfast – or any time of day. It’s a convenient and colorful addition to a holiday buffet. —Andrea Hawthorne, Mozeman, Montana View the recipe at TasteofHome.com…
08.21 / 05:23
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When Chris Mangus saw a line of dark clouds begin to roll toward Richland Township on Saturday, he expected his afternoon at Richland Community Days might be cut…
08.21 / 04:27
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It’s an age-old question: How do you get children to eat what’s good for them?Area schools are answering the question by offering a variety of healthy choices and incentives to help students try new food, while learning about nut…
08.21 / 04:27
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Mikayla Hagerty couldn’t have dreamed up a better way to celebrate her 19th b…
08.21 / 04:27
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Flashy vehicles and proud owners are set to crowd downtown…
08.21 / 04:27
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Top state officials are warning that Pennsylvania’s deficit-strapped government is rapidly approaching a more severe stage in its seven-week-old budget stalemate, one in which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf may have to start deciding which bills to pay and which t…
08.21 / 04:27
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The world’s leading artificial intelligence experts are sounding the alarm on killer robots. Tesla boss Elon Musk is among a group of 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence companies who are calling on the United Nations to ban autonomous weapons. “Lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare. Once developed, they…
08.21 / 04:23
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How Penn State head coach James Franklin can turn a 3.4% raise over the next 28 months into a $37.8 million bonanza by…
08.21 / 04:14
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SUNBURY — People in Sunbury remembered a woman who has been missing nearly three decades. They gathered at Cameron Park Sunday to pay their respects to Barbara Miller. Friends of Miller released 28 balloons into the air, one for each year she has been missing. She was last seen in 1989. The investigation into Miller’s disappearance reopened in June when police spent nearly a week searching a home in Milton. Then last week, police say they found new evidence connected…
08.21 / 04:14
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A search and rescue mission is underway, the Navy says, after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel on Monday. "The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore," the Navy said in a statement. Ten sailors are missing and another five are injured. The collision was reported at 6:24 a.m. local time, on a routine visit to a…
08.21 / 03:48
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit DWANE BROWN, HOST: Now, it's time for our segment Words You'll Hear. And, honestly, what other words could we pick besides total eclipse? Millions of folks all over the U.S. are expected to travel to catch a rare view of the coast-to-coast total eclipse tomorrow, a first in nearly a century. Most of the U.S. isn't in the path of the total eclipse experience, but many places with just a partial view are immersed in full-on eclipse fever, as we hear…
08.21 / 03:48
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit DWANE BROWN, HOST: We want to take a moment now to remember the pioneering legacy of comedian-activist Dick Gregory, one of the first comedians to satirize issues of race and politics in the 1960s, paving the way for future black outspoken comedians like Richard Pryor, Redd Fox and Chris Rock. Gregory was one of the first African-Americans to gain notoriety by white audiences, appearing in major comedy clubs and late-night television. (SOUNDBITE OF…
08.21 / 03:48
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Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit DWANE BROWN, HOST: The controversy over the protests in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend has renewed debate about the hundreds of Confederate monuments and statues scattered across the nation, especially in the South. But there's a lot you may not know about these Confederate symbols and how they came to be. To find out more about the history of the monuments, we called up James Cobb, history professor at the University of Georgia. I started off by…
08.21 / 03:48
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Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army’s new special operations corps, declaring that “we are with you and we will stay with you…
08.21 / 03:46
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