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UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet
LONDON (AP) -- Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup....
Microsoft co-founder says he found sunken Japan WWII warship
TOKYO (AP) -- Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen and his research team have found the wreckage of a massive Japanese World War II battleship off the Philippines near where it sank more than 70 years ago, he said Wednesday....
Italy rescues nearly 1,000 migrants; 10 die
ROME (AP) -- In a dramatic sea rescue north of Libya, a flotilla of rescue ships saved nearly 1,000 migrants and refugees, while 10 migrants perished in the southern Mediterranean, Italian officials said Wednesday....
Weather closes Penn State for first time in 8 years
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's main campus is closed for the first time in eight years due to icy roads and forecasts for more snow....
Avalanche's Alex Tanguay set to play 1000th NHL game
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay (TAN'-gay) is about to reach an important milestone....
5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
PNC to scale back financing for mountaintop mining companies
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services Group says it will further scale back financing of companies that cut off mountaintops to mine coal....
4 from Philadelphia family drown off Dominican Republic
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Authorities in the Dominican Republic say four people from a Philadelphia family drowned in an incident along the country's eastern coastline....
Student disciplined, being charged in school attack on video
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a 17-year-old Pennsylvania high school student is being charged in juvenile court for an attack on another student that was captured on a third student's cellphone video....
Wing restaurants collecting money for police dog memorial
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Several Pittsburgh-area Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants were collecting money to help pay for a statue to memorialize a city police dog that was fatally stabbed last year....
Spirit Airlines to offer Chicago flights from Palmer airport
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- Spirit Airlines plans to add daily flights between Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in southwestern Pennsylvania and Chicago starting May 7....
Pittsburgh police forming Office of Professional Standards
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's police chief is moving forward with plans to open an Office of Professional Standards....
Man found shot dead near western Pennsylvania park
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police in western Pennsylvania are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in an alley near a playground....
Gov. Tom Wolf proposed more than $4 billion in taxes on income, sales and natural gas drilling to support new spending on schools and to cut property taxes as part of an effort to overhaul the way public education is funded. Included in his proposal is a flat tax increase on income from 3.07 percent to 3.7 percent.
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