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Remains of 10 more Native American kids to be disinterred

Jun. 20, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — The remains of 10 more Native American children who died more than a century ago at a boarding school in central Pennsylvania are being disinterred and will be returned to their relatives, authorities said. A team of archaeologists began work...

Bucks edge Nets in OT in Game 7, withstand Durant's 48

Jun. 20, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Game 7 thriller, the NBA's first do-or-die game to go to overtime in 15 years, came down to a matter of inches. If Brooklyn star Kevin Durant was just slightly farther away — or if his foot was slightly smaller — he ends the highest-scoring Game 7...

'Protected them to death': Elder-care COVID rules under fire

Jun. 19, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

Barbara and Christine Colucci long to remove their masks and kiss their 102-year-old mother, who has dementia and is in a nursing home in Rochester, New York. They would love to have more than two people in her room at a time so that relatives can be there too. “We...

76ers put Process legacy on the line in Game 7 vs Hawks

Jun. 19, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doc Rivers met Joel Embiid on the court, slapped the big man’s hand and gave him a big I-told-you-so in the waning moments of a Game 6 victory. Rivers believed in his 76ers. Embiid, Seth Curry and even Tobias Harris came through down the stretch to...

Triple shooting kills 2 men, wounds 3-year-old

Jun. 19, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a triple shooting killed two men and wounded a 3-year-old boy in west Philadelphia over the weekend. Police said the gunfire shortly before 2:30 p.m. Saturday hit two 23-year-old men multiple times. Both were taken to Presbyterian Hospital...

NBA playoff notebook: Clippers leading the comeback craze

Jun. 19, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

The postseason is now comeback season. And the Los Angeles Clippers can claim to be the comeback kings. The Clippers’ franchise is known for many things on the futility front: never making the NBA Finals; going 30 years without winning a single...

Falling tree branch in park kills woman, injures husband

Jun. 19, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a falling tree branch struck and killed a woman and seriously injured her husband in a western Pennsylvania park. Upper St. Clair Township officials said the two were hiking along the Morton Ravine Trail in the township's Boyce...

As tax changes loom, farmers worry about the next generation

Jun. 19, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

SHARPSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Michael Kovach got into the farming business 13 years ago with the purchase of a 107-acre farm in Mercer County after retiring from the oil and gas industry at 39. “I’ve worked too hard on this piece of ground to really even consider the...

Amid report on farm-related pollution, conservation cited

Jun. 19, 2021 09:13 AM EDT

MARIETTA, Pa. (AP) — Luke Brubaker admitted that he’s proud of his soil as he bent over and gestured with an extended arm to a field on his northwestern Lancaster County dairy operation. He pointed to the largely unbroken soil, where modern farming practices allow...

Photo studio makes pet portraits, raises money for shelters

Jun. 19, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Sitting Monday morning in what once was a diner on Slatington’s Main Street, tears welled in Maggie Ewald’s eyes as she spoke about all the ways people can help others by putting their passions to work. For some, that...