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Rivers have hazards. Just ask kayakers Helene Brandy and Brittany Evans. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is holding two water trainings this week after the pair, both 25, died in May from a fall over the Dashields Locks and Dam on the Ohio…
06.19 / 21:58
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
06.19 / 21:58
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:58
wesa.fm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 21:58
wesa.fm
A pet squirrel named Joey, who police in Idaho credited with scaring off a burglar, made his goodbyes then scampered up a backyard apple tree and hasn’t been seen s…
06.19 / 21:56
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The York City school board is preparing for a vote to spur revocation proceedings for the struggling Helen Thackston Charter School in a vote to take place Wednesday…
06.19 / 21:56
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Another strong storm is moving through York County between 3:30 and 4 p.m., the NWS…
06.19 / 21:56
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An American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma has died in Ohio. Otto Warmbier was…
06.19 / 21:56
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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the region this…
06.19 / 21:55
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Imam Mohammed Mahmoud is being called a hero after he tried to keep bystanders at bay in the tense minutes after the…
06.19 / 21:55
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:52
wdiy.org
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 21:52
wdiy.org
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc4WYG_sdMc With a driving layup late in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Sparks Sunday evening, the Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi became the WNBA's all-time leading scorer. Taurasi now stands alone atop the league's all-time scoring table with 7,494 points, an average of 19.9 points per game . It took her less than 13 full seasons to set the record; she surpassed Tina Thompson, who racked up 7,488 points over 17 seasons before retiring in 2013.…
06.19 / 21:52
wdiy.org
BARNESVILLE – State police are investigating a death at a home in the township. Deputy Coroner David Truskowsky, Mahanoy City, pronounced a man dead at 21 Pear St., a large beige and white home located at the end of a long driveway, at 12:04 p.m. S…
06.19 / 21:50
standardspeaker.com
Khaney Martin rides an hour into Pittsburgh on the 61C McKeesport bus every day, and is not thrilled with the prospect of that ride being made longer by having to transfer to another bus in Oakland, which she would have to do if the Port Authority of Allegheny County’s Bus Rapid Transit plan is implemented […
WEST GOSHEN>>Westrum Development Company plans to build 189 luxury apartments at the site of the Agway hardware store at 956 S. Matlack St.The site is zoned I-2, or Light Industrial. Supervisors would have to vote to change the zoning for the property near Route 202 to residential for the project to…
Otto Warmbier, the American college student who spent 17 months in detention in North Korea, died Monday afternoon in Cincinnati, Ohio, his family said in a statement. “It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20 p.m.,”…
06.19 / 21:27
gantdaily.com
Deadly heat waves are going to be a much bigger problem in the coming decades, becoming more frequent and occurring over a much greater portion of the planet because of climate change, according to a study published Monday in Nature Climate Change. Extreme heat waves, such as the one torching the Southwestern United States and…
06.19 / 21:27
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Senate Republicans might move forward with a plan to make even deeper cuts to Medicaid than the House’s health care bill, which could be a major blow for Senate moderates. According to Senate Republican aides familiar with the Senate negotiations, leaders in the chamber are weighing lowering the growth rate for the Medicaid program beginning…
06.19 / 21:27
gantdaily.com
A rare, dangerous and potentially deadly heat wave is progressing into the workweek. If it’s not already hot enough, the high temperatures in some areas haven’t even reached their peaks. The torrid heat is a fitting welcome to the official start of summer on Wednesday, when the US will get a luminous view of the…
06.19 / 21:27
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