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  • xfire20b.jpg Firefighters battle blaze at BJ's in Danville

    DANVILLE — A fire Sunday damaged BJ’s Steak & Rib House, 291 Mill St., and endangered a neighboring shop and apartment building.

    April 20, 2014 6 Photos

  • DIROCCO_Mark.jpg Students give peas a chance

    Despite more than 1 million students nationwide skipping out on lunches since the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, some Valley schools have not lost any participation in their meal programs.

    April 12, 2014 3 Photos

  • Tormentors, victims focus of bully talk

    MILTON — More than 13 million American children will be bullied this academic year, making it the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation, according to the federal website stopbullying.gov.
     

    April 12, 2014

  • Free $1.4G trip may cost you $3G

    Have you taken a trip by plane lately? If so, did everything go smoothly or were you inconvenienced enough that you requested a refund?
    Sam F. of Lewisburg, 56, recently took a business trip and experienced significant delays and cancellations each way. He emailed a complaint to US Airways and was still waiting for a reply when he received a letter he assumed was from the airline.
     

    April 12, 2014

  • Forecasters predict slower than normal hurricane season

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with nine named storms, including three hurricanes, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said.

    April 12, 2014

  • Does psychiatry overmedicate?

    When Robert Whitaker’s book, which questioned the extensive and long-term use of medications in psychiatry, was published in 2010, doctors treated him like a “heretic,“ he said.
     

    April 12, 2014

  • Pa. recoups $120M in court battle over tobacco settlement

    PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania stands to recoup about $120 million in contested tobacco lawsuit settlement funds following a court ruling that favored the commonwealth.

    April 12, 2014

  • Thief to find hot city bikes aren’t so hot

    April 11, 2014

  • 3 guards assaulted in lockup

    April 11, 2014

  • bait12a.jpg Bait-and-see attitude

    April 11, 2014 6 Photos

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