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Parents visit Turzai, free financial ed and more vaccination news: 5 things to know today

9 August 2017 - 7:48am
Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Rep. Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, listens to debate, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. he House voted in favor of general appropriations bill on Tuesday, a day after a bipartisan Senate vote to approve one for greater amount that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf supports. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=Fk0Z5BHbfQAqEpiSer3duM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsjDZYiVlLqL$JFdAenW6gjWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Happy Wednesday. My favorite rising kindergartener had to show me her new backpack. When she modeled the butterfly print backpack that was nearly as big ...
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Rex Tillerson doesn’t believe North Korea poses ‘any imminent threat’

9 August 2017 - 7:45am
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Subang on August 8, 2017. Tillerson arrived in Malaysia on August 8 following a brief stop in Bangkok after attending the 50th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional security forum in Manila. / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANAMANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=ku5dEBghEsMduqSeVo4JMM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu1s04q9qZ7c2hB4lJZkdiFWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged calm and said Americans should have “no concerns” after North Korea and President Donald Trump traded fiery ...
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Taylor Swift wants groping case to serve as example to other victims

9 August 2017 - 7:36am
Workers put up sign in support of pop singer Taylor Swift in an office building across the street from the federal courthouse in Denver on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, during the jury selection phase in a civil trial to determine whether a radio host groped Swift." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=gBg9v$gy4yWHWz7ZJZRUgs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuhBA$0ajN8_O6dKre_TBRuWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
DENVER — Taylor Swift’s attorneys told jurors they aren’t trying to bankrupt a former Colorado DJ accused of groping the pop superstar before a concert, ...
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Police: Abandoned 8-month-old survived 3 days in plastic bag

9 August 2017 - 7:21am
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ELMIRA, N.Y. — An 8-month-old baby found alive in a plastic bag outside an upstate New York home had been abandoned there three days earlier ...
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U.S. scientists contradict Trump’s climate claims

9 August 2017 - 7:12am
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016, file photo, a haul truck with a 250-ton capacity carries coal from the Spring Creek strip mine near Decker, Mont. As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation’s struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=$KN3AcJS67rit3oorX55ws$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuBXx7KpnmjAla62F2QMi2hWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation’s struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning ...
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North Korea dismisses Trump’s threat, warns of ‘absolute force’

9 August 2017 - 6:57am
President Donald Trump talks about North Korea during a briefing on the opioid crisis, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=BUfVBRwC8F8G1jfyqbWCgs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYse0KVnAotHd1CyEIe2TDIrWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — North Korea on Wednesday officially dismissed President Trump’s threats of “fire and fury,” declaring the American leader “bereft of reason” and warning ominously, ...
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Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: Patagotitan

9 August 2017 - 6:51am
This Jan. 14, 2016, file photo shows a replica of a 122-foot-long dinosaur is displayed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. A study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs. The plant-eating giant is the largest of a group of dinosaurs called titanosaurs. At 76 tons (69 metric tons), the behemoth was as heavy as a space shuttle. A scientific paper released Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, describes and dates the fossils found in southern Argentina in 2012. A skeleton of the dinosaur is already on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=PN19kkjS7Qw3jLhjoOJ4cM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtwYlfbJKOfz4bfodC8IL7DWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — A study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs, making the scary Tyrannosaurus rex look like a munchkin. At ...
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Postal Service may get more freedom to raise stamp prices

9 August 2017 - 6:45am
In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, Amazon.com boxes are shown stacked near a Boeing 767 Amazon "Prime Air" cargo plane on display in a Boeing hangar in Seattle. Buffeted by threats from Amazon drones and Uber to delivery by golf cart, the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service is counting on a different strategy to stay ahead in the increasingly competitive package business: more freedom to raise your letter prices. " src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=zeiN2fwHelLIyDlJDAZJdM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt8uVBPfsPp5pJDOW0zqd9MWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — It may be time to stock up on Forever stamps. Regulators appear likely to accept the financially beleaguered Postal Service’s request for more ...
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Man shoots at police during drug investigation in Sheraden

9 August 2017 - 5:09am
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A man faces aggravated assault and felony drug charges after police say he shot at detectives in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood. Narcotics detectives came across a ...
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72-year-old woman shot in face in Sheraden

9 August 2017 - 4:42am
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An elderly woman in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood is recovering after she was shot in the face, Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. The woman, 72, ...
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Sign-language speaking orangutan raised like a human dies

9 August 2017 - 1:00am
Chantek, a male orangutan that learned to communicate in sign language, has died at the age of 39, a zoo announced. Veterinarians at Zoo Atlanta had been treating Chantek for heart disease, but officials were reluctant to give a firm cause of animal's death on August 7, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=VmP$1LKB47fDgOYoITw_As$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtcZO4jKQXZu3DMH07iNhhmWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
ATLANTA — An orangutan who communicated with researchers using sign-language has died at an Atlanta zoo. Chantek was 39. On its website, Zoo Atlanta says ...
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Baby whale gets up close with Southern California beachgoers

9 August 2017 - 12:54am
This aerial photo provided by DolphinSafari.com shows a baby gray whale in Dana Point Harbor, seen during Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. " src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=AWCb7EEfFdbIVFinF9$v1M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs3$NDng7Xz5lWmbkf7p$gcWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
DANA POINT, Calif. — Southern California beachgoers have gotten up close and personal with a baby whale. A gray whale about 15 to 18 feet ...
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Pirates minor league report: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

9 August 2017 - 12:42am
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Minor league report Pirates INDIANAPOLIS (Triple-A, 63-52) won 5-3 over Buffalo (Blue Jays). RF Jordan Luplow (.344) went 2 for 3 with his sixth home ...
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Denver DJ denies groping Swift in first day of trial testimony

9 August 2017 - 12:42am
In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift, front left, confers with her attorney as David Mueller, back left, and the judge look on during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. " src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=B$_XgfNC6lj8lCdfi8E39M$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvYMSfsDvLS$SqEYORc7fCtWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
DENVER — A former radio disc jockey accused of groping Taylor Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar’s ...
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Fans flock to Steelers camp  for brush with gridiron greats

9 August 2017 - 12:41am
Zach Hinshaw, right, reaches for an autograph in the crowd from former Steelers player Ryan Clark before the start of team practice at Memorial Field in downtown Latrobe on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=dHpnXGSpkX5G$dFDov7_lc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvWTMx3cwzD$$KVBWz0rla3WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Justin Lewis wasn’t looking for autographs Tuesday. The Beltzhoover man’s balancing act at Steelers training camp netted his young son a handshake from wide receiver ...
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Iranian drone buzzes U.S. fighter jet during carrier landing

8 August 2017 - 11:48pm
U.S. military officials say an Iranian drone harassed and nearly collided with a Navy  attack jet Tuesday as it prepared to land on an aircraft ...
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Man charged with killing Missouri officer arrested

8 August 2017 - 11:21pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man charged with killing a western Missouri police officer during a traffic stop was arrested Tuesday evening, authorities announced. Missouri ...
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Pittsburgh officer at first denied he had gun in alleged road rage incident

8 August 2017 - 11:18pm
Robert Kramer during a graduation ceremony for a class of police recruits in February 2014." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=XrcxyG423GV8$iGUEHsJwM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtNzRDxPI062pNiuy0lqUiFWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A Pittsburgh police officer denied pointing, or even owning, a silver revolver at another driver during a road rage incident but an internal investigation determined ...
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Norwin grad Matijevic earns all-star honor

8 August 2017 - 11:06pm
Norwin graduate JJ Matijevic was selected 75th overall by the Houston Astros in Monday's MLB Draft." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=SHCiCEZyg7nhmghfMKOWnc$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvLKAkr9rEz6QK67VHzkTe_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Former Norwin and Arizona slugger J.J. Matijevic was named an all-star in his first season in the minor leagues. Matijevic, an outfielder for the Tri-City ...
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New group hopes to keep ‘Christmas at Salem Crossroads’ going

8 August 2017 - 11:06pm
Christmas in Salem Crossroads Pilgrimage, a "walking journey to Bethlehem," tells the story of the first Christmas portrayed by actors from local churches and communities. This year will be the last for much of the current board, but some new volunteers are interested in keeping the event going." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=8QAJxjNX3lTm4JmPc9duHs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuy5rUHJ$JU0iZ8$2LgX266WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
This December was originally going to be the final time that volunteers put on the annual “Christmas at Salem Crossroads” pilgrimage at the Shields Farm ...
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