US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year....
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Russia, Crimean politicians discuss referendum
MOSCOW (AP) -- Crimea would be welcome as an equal part of Russia if the region votes to leave Ukraine in an upcoming referendum, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament said Friday....
Guard: Pistorius told me 'everything is fine'
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- A security guard working in Oscar Pistorius' gated community says the athlete told him everything was "fine" when he called to investigate neighbors' reports of gunshots on the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed....
Heavier sanctions on Russia could backfire
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Underlying talk about taking harsh punitive measures against Russia for its military incursion into Ukraine are economic complications and worries that sanctions levied against Moscow could backfire on the U.S. and Europe....
Chevron pizza 'scandal' isn't one in small town
BOBTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker....
NE Pa. optical plant to close, lay off 145 workers
SIMPSON, Pa. (AP) -- An optical firm has announced plans to close a northeastern Pennsylvania plant this fall, laying off all 145 workers....
5 things to know for Friday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:...
Teen, 14, struck by dump truck in western Pa. dies
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities say a teenage girl struck by a dump truck near Pittsburgh in western Pennsylvania has died....
I-70 reopens in W. Pa. after crash kills Ohio man
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Interstate 70 has reopened in western Pennsylvania, after being closed for several hours when an Ohio man was killed in a violent crash....
Erie restaurant settles harassment lawsuit
ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- An Erie restaurant has agreed to pay a former worker $20,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit....
W. Pa. boy dies from bacterial meningitis
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office says a 6-year-old Pittsburgh boy has died from bacterial meningitis....
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
Editorials from around Pennsylvania:...
Corbett shifts on Medicaid proposal's work search
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett appeared ready Thursday to drop one of the most controversial conditions of his proposal to accept billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars and extend taxpayer-subsidized insurance to hundreds of thousands of working poor in Pennsylvania....
Penn State eyes increase in room, board charges
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State's trustees are poised to vote on a 4.3 percent increase for next year's room and board costs....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with Rutgers University's decision to stand by its invitation to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to be this year's commencement speaker? <More Info>
Rutgers University professors and students are crying foul over the school's decision to invite former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to speak at this year's commencement. The Faculty Council passed a resolution calling on the university's board of governors to rescind its invitation to Rice because of her role in the Iraq War and the Bush Administration's policy of enhanced interrogation techniques such as waterboarding. The university says it will not rescind the invitation.
Do you agree that lawmakers should stand firmly behind their Commander-in-Chief and present a united front to the world during this international crisis?