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Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 22:11 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bridgeport 35, Fairmont Senior 28 Cabell Midland 44, Hurricane 25 Clay-Battelle 50, Beallsville, Ohio 18 East Hardy 30, Tygarts Valley 14 Gilmer County 40, Wahama 20 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 22:03 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Coventry 50, Akr. Springfield 8 Akr. Manchester 35, Loudonville 7 Alliance 27, Salem 21, OT Antwerp 27, Sherwood Fairview 8 Arcadia 33, N. Baltimore 26, OT ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bald Eagle Area 42, Huntingdon 0 Bangor 35, Southern Lehigh 14 Bedford 21, Richland 13 Belle Vernon 49, West Mifflin 3 Benjamin Franklin 29, Roxborough 0 ...

Pennsylvania Democrats sue over GOP election 'investigation'

Sep. 17, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats in Pennsylvania's state Senate sued Friday evening in a state court to block a Republican-approved subpoena seeking voter information and to put a stop to what Republicans call a “forensic investigation” of last year’s presidential election. ...

Bipartisan election bill introduced in Pennsylvania

Sep. 17, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bipartisan legislation to try to fix disputed or gray areas of Pennsylvania's election law was introduced Friday in the state Senate, after more than a year of lawsuits, partisan bickering and legislative stalemates inflamed by last year's presidential election. ...

Steelers, Raiders hoping to prove Week 1 wins were no fluke

Sep. 17, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin spent four years on Jon Gruden's staff in Tampa Bay in the early 2000s, helping mold a defense that won a Super Bowl and gleaning what he could from his fiery boss. Nearing two decades later, the lessons Tomlin — now in his 15th season as...

Thousands of Pennsylvania students request mask exemptions

Sep. 17, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

Thousands of students have requested to go mask-free in Pennsylvania schools, claiming a medical exemption amid fierce local opposition to the state's new face-covering mandate. The order, which went into effect Sept. 7 and applies to all K-12 schools and child care...

Utility gives up construction permit for nuclear plant

Sep. 17, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority is giving up its construction permit for an unfinished nuclear plant in northeast Alabama nearly 50 years after work began on the facility. The TVA notified the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week that it...

Former Liberian military leader liable for church massacre

Sep. 17, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Liberian military commander who supervised the slaughter of hundreds of unarmed civilians at a church during that country's civil war in 1990 is liable under U.S. law for participating in extrajudicial killings and torture, a federal judge in Philadelphia has...

Supreme Court urged to review ban on drug injection sites

Sep. 17, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Supporters of a plan to open supervised injection sites to try to reduce overdose deaths urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to review a court decision that bans the practice. The test case centers on a nonprofit group's Safehouse project in...