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Updated at 8:28 AM

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case filed by Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams challenging Gov. Tom Wolf’s so-called “moratorium” on executions.

Updated at 8:19 AM

March is National Nutrition Month, and it’s a great time to examine your eating habits and make sure your eating habits are keeping you healthy and happy. Enlist some help from some handy apps that can help you track what you’re putting into your...

Updated at 8:16 AM

Last year’s biggest hit, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," comes to home video this week, along with Oscar nominee "Foxcatcher."

Posted at 8:00 AM

A Shawnee man awaiting adjudication on eight Pottawatomie County felony charges relating to a child pornography case appeared in an Oklahoma City courtroom Thursday to face new charges filed this week.

Posted at 8:00 AM

The Pottawatomie County Junior Livestock Show, composed of more than 300 4-H and FFA members, ages 9 to 18, concludes today.

Posted at 5:16 AM

  When you plan to build a barn, it may be intended to serve one or more purposes -- to shelter your livestock; to act as a...

Posted at 1:01 AM

One of the most striking stars in the entire night sky, visible to unaided eyes, has to be fiery red Betelgeuse.

Posted at 1:01 AM

For its first 20 minutes or so, it looks like “Chappie” is paying an awful lot of homage to “Robocop” (the original, not the remake). There’s havoc in the city streets, there are robotic cops trying to control it, there are point-of-view shots from...

Posted at 1:01 AM


Updated at 10:43 PM

The top three seeds in the women’s bracket went down on the first full day of the NJCAA Region II tournament at St. Gregory’s University on Thursday.

Updated at 10:25 PM

Opal T. Leitz, 77, of Tecumseh, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at her home.

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