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Hooker, defense lead No. 24 Tennessee past No. 17 Pitt in OT

Sep. 10, 2022 21:37 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tennessee coach Josh Heupel isn't sure his team would have found a way a year ago to win a game where it fumbled twice and allowed a blocked punt. All in the second half. On the road. Against a program coming off a Power Five conference title. It's not last...

After 10 years, Delaware church still feeds the hungry

Sep. 10, 2022 09:05 AM EDT

PRICES CORNER, Del. (AP) — The Greenbank Church of Christ’s drive-thru food pantry was bustling with activity on a recent Thursday evening, as the church carried on its 10-year tradition of providing free weekly meals to local families. Community residents drove past the entrance...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Sep. 09, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

Parkersburg News and Sentinel. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Addiction: Momentum on our side but battles remain There’s nothing to celebrate in news that the number of drug overdose deaths is increasing across the country. But the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Vermont town wants to help people dumping human waste

Sep. 08, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — Bags of human waste have been appearing all summer near the Winooski River in the town of Bolton and local and state officials want to help whoever is responsible. Officials suspect whoever is doing the dumping has a failed septic system. There is a program to...

No. 24 Tennessee eyes respect, revenge at No. 17 Pittsburgh

Sep. 08, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

No. 24 Tennessee at No. 17 Pittsburgh, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC) Line: Tennessee by 6½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Pitt leads 3-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? A road win over a ranked opponent would give Tennessee some...

No. 17 Pitt embraces underdog status versus No. 24 Tennessee

Sep. 08, 2022 11:08 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pat Narduzzi does his best to block out the noise. Still, some of it filters through to the longtime Pittsburgh head coach. So yes, he's aware the 17th-ranked Panthers (1-0) are underdogs on Saturday when 24th-ranked Tennessee (1-0) becomes the first Southeastern...

Pakistani volunteers search villages to rescue flood victims

Sep. 07, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

MEHAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani volunteers spread out in boats Wednesday across the inundated Sindh province to try and rescue those stranded in submerged towns and villages as the country struggles with record-breaking floods. The unprecedented deluge, which began in mid-June,...

Rescued Irrawaddy dolphin calf dies despite weeks of care

Sep. 07, 2022 09:42 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — An Irrawaddy dolphin calf who was rescued and nursed day and night for weeks by veterinarians and volunteers after his rescue from a tidal pool on Thailand’s shore has died despite all their efforts, officials who were providing emergency care for the animal said Wednesday. ...

Chicago mayor seeks help for immigrants bused from Texas

Sep. 05, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials have asked the public for volunteers and donations to help immigrants being bused to the city from Texas amid the Republican-led state's political battle over the immigration policies of President Joe Biden's administration. A busload of about 50...

3rd volunteer grave search activist killed in Mexico

Aug. 31, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Yet another mother searching for her disappeared son has been killed in northern Mexico, becoming the third volunteer search activist killed in Mexico since 2021. Rubén Rocha Moya, the governor of the northern state of Sinaloa, identified the dead woman...