Parents in the Hermitage School District will receive a letter this summer asking for their kids to take part in random drug testing.The letter will be sent along with registration and consent forms to be signed by parents and students who choose to participate in the voluntary program.Results of the random tests will be confidential to the families and not available to district ...
A man is accused of throwing a firecracker at a neighbor's dog Sunday afternoon in Washington County.Jason Taylor told Channel 11's Cara Sapida that his dog, Emma, is afraid to go outside after the incident."She won't go in the backyard. I can't get her to go out at all. I have to drag her outside to go out," he said.Taylor said that his dogs were in his backyard ...
The National Football League has approved $200 million in financing for the construction of the new Falcons stadium."Today's approval by the NFL team owners is an important milestone in moving the new stadium project forward. The consideration of G-4 financing for new stadiums requires thoughtful analysis on the part of the NFL Finance and Stadium Committees, including compliance ...
The latest bill from Penn State shows the costs for legal fees, consultants and other services connected to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal topping $44.4 ...
Search and rescue crews with dogs went through smashed houses and crushed cars on Tuesday, looking for signs of life in the aftermath of the monster tornado that pulverized a vast swath of Oklahoma City's ...
The award for most egregious product placement in a movie this year surely goes to the ridiculous inclusion of the Apple iPod in Blade: Trinity, the third installment of the dwindling Blade franchise. As if the iPod were not ubiquitous enough in American cultur ... ...
FORT ALLEN, Pa. (KDKA) — People whose homes were destroyed in the Hempfield Township tornado in 2011 are reacting to the devastation in Oklahoma. ';Once you’re in a tornado, it’s something you don’t forget,'; said Dolores Marcheleovich, of Fort Allen. The Hempfield tornado was not nearly as strong as the one in Oklahoma, but the danger was real. ';Any ...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the tornado ground its way across Moore, Okla. yesterday West Mifflin native Mike Dojcak was in his office just east of the storm, knew his family was safe, but was surrounded by coworkers from Moore "A lot of people around here there was a lot of crying going on around worrying 'cause they couldn’t get ahold of anybody in their families," ...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - "When you’re driving, distractions are everywhere, whether we welcome them or not.'; That's a quote from a new video warning about the dangers of distracted driving, which is one of more than a dozen videos already posted on PennDOT's new YouTube page, which just launched this week. "Everyone uses transportation one way or another, this is ...
OKLAHOMA CITY (KDKA) - The West Virginia University baseball team is in Oklahoma City, preparing for Big 12 conference tournament play when a deadly tornado hit. The team sent tweets out saying they were okay after the tornado hit. Head Coach Randy Mazey tweeted that the tornado hit about five to ten miles from the team's hotel. The WVU baseball team decided to jump in to help right after ...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A Beaver County man was found after an hours-long search, about 400 yards from his home. Police say 84-year-old John Kopp was reported missing around 10 a.m. from his home on Backbone Road in Independence Township Tuesday. Kopp, who has Alzheimer's disease, was found sitting in a field near his home around 2:30 p.m. After he was found, Kopp was greeted by enthusiastic ...
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Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum has cancelled a trip to Iowa after being hospitalized over the weekend for dehydration and gastrointestinal illness, The Hill has reported.
Virginia Davis, a spokesperson for Santorum's political action committee Patriot Voices, said in a statement that while travelling in South Carolina on Saturday, the Republican became ill and was admitted to the hospital for a gastro-intestinal illness and dehydration.
Santorum, who ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, was scheduled to give the keynote address at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition's Annual Spring Kickoff on Monday, the Huffington Post reports.
According to a press release, Santorum was planning to address how the Republican Party should continue to focus on social as well as economic issues going forward.
Santorum won the Iowa caucuses in January 2012, and his scheduled return to the Hawkeye State has sparked some speculation that the Republican is eyeing another presidential bid. (ANI)
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