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4 charged with murder in death of USC student

July 30, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his... more »»

US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law

July 29, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's effort to close its last abortion clinic was overturned in federal appellate court on Tuesday. more »»

Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car

July 29, 2014

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he's an amazing father and she forgives him. more »»

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

July 29, 2014

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have... more »»

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

July 29, 2014

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. more »»

Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

July 29, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes. more »»

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

July 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1. more »»

Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. more »»

Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

July 29, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough. more »»

Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage

July 29, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. more »»

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

July 29, 2014

Human rights and gay rights activists are urging President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with mor... more »»

Texas: Gay-marriage ban best for children

July 29, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday whil... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch

July 29, 2014

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty. more »»

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

July 29, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — In the whitest U.S. more »»

San Francisco political adviser pleads not guilty

July 29, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California political consultant charged with bribery, racketeering and other counts in a sweeping indictment that also names a state senator and an alleged gang... more »»

Vegas illegal betting suspects freed from custody

July 29, 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme has been let out of jail after his poker-star friends posted his bail and immigration officials... more »»

New Hampshire man held on $1M in teen's kidnapping

July 29, 2014

CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man charged with kidnapping a teenage girl nine months ago was ordered held on $1 million bail Tuesday as the girl watched from the front row of the courtroom. more »»

Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires

July 29, 2014

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Cali. more »»

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

July 29, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if the... more »»


Rotary Club of Weirton Heights July 29, 2014

The Rotary Club of Weirton Heights meets each Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Eat 'n Park restaurant, located on Three Springs Drive in Weirton. more »

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July 24, 2014 Amid all the stuff a family deals with when nuptials are within 10 weeks are things like living arrangements. Moving out. New furniture. Job considerations. Wedding invitations. Guest lists. more »

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