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Bernie Sanders projected to win Nevada Democratic caucuses with wide lead over his competitors

Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats’ national front-runner amid escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump.

Source: Bernie Sanders projected to win Nevada Democratic caucuses with wide lead over his competitors

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Man in critical condition after getting shot in leg in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood | TribLIVE.com

Police are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon in the city’s Homewood neighborhood that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition, officials said.2356853_web1_web-ambulance8.1

Authorities received a ShotSpotter alert shortly after 1 p.m. near the 7400 block of Race Street, a few blocks from the intersection of Frankstown and Brushton avenues, Public Safety spokesman Maurice Matthews said.

When officers arrived, they found a man shot in the leg, Matthews said. Police said he had been inside a vehicle when he was hit.

Medics took the man to a nearby hospital, where he was “in critical but stable condition,” Matthews said. His name was not released.

Source: Man in critical condition after getting shot in leg in Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood | TribLIVE.com

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1 woman killed in late night Hampton crash | TribLIVE.com

A Canton, Ohio, woman was killed in a head-on crash in Hampton late Friday night, officials said.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the woman as Kaitlyn Eckelberry, 23. She was pronounced dead shortly after midnight after being struck head-on by another vehicle in the 3800 block of William Flinn Highway (Route 8).

No details were available on the condition of the other driver.

Allegheny County Police are investigating.

Source: 1 woman killed in late night Hampton crash | TribLIVE.com

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Kia recalls more than 200,000 vehicles over electrical problem that can cause fires

DETROIT — Kia is joining its affiliate Hyundai in recalling thousands of vehicles in the U.S. because water can get into a brake computer, cause an electrical short and possibly a fire.

The Kia KR:000270-1.23%   recall covers nearly 229,000 Sedona minivans from the 2006 through 2010 model years. Also covered are Sorento SUVs from 2007 through 2009. Kia is telling owners to park their vehicles outside and away from structures and other vehicles until the problem can be fixed.

Source: Kia recalls more than 200,000 vehicles over electrical problem that can cause fires

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WHO officials say coronavirus outbreak in Iran is ‘very worrisome’

“This outbreak could still go in any direction,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO officials say coronavirus outbreak in Iran is ‘very worrisome’

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Warren secured $3 million line of credit in January

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) secured a $3 million line of credit in January ahead of the first Democratic presidential nominating processes but only accessed $400,000 of it, according to Federal

Source: Warren secured $3 million line of credit in January

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Defense Department agency suffers data breach: report

A Defense Department agency reportedly suffered a data breach last year that may have compromised personal information, including Social Security numbers, of victims involved.

Source: Defense Department agency suffers data breach: report

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Fayette County woman accused of passing a drug to a prisoner | Local News | heraldstandard.com

A Fayette County woman was arrested Tuesday on allegations she kissed a prisoner Tuesday, passing a balloon containing illegal drugs by mouth, in a district court.

Source: Fayette County woman accused of passing a drug to a prisoner | Local News | heraldstandard.com

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Target 11 Investigates the return of meth to Pennsylvania

A warning from the United States Attorney here In Western Pennsylvania: Scott Brady told Target 11 Investigator Rick Earle the Pittsburgh region should brace itself for an influx of meth and crystal meth.

“Nationally they’ve talked about this as the fourth wave of the opioid epidemic. It’s not the one pot, you know, homemade meth operations that we saw maybe ten years ago. Right now it’s cartel meth, Mexican cartel meth that has a purity level of 93 to 95 percent or greater,“ said Brady.

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Source: Target 11 Investigates the return of meth to Pennsylvania

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2 Local Pier 1 Imports Stores To Close – CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two local Pier 1 Imports are closing as the company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The stores on McKnight Road in Pittsburgh and Washington Road in Washington will be shutting down.

Last month, Pier 1 announced it was closing almost half of its locations.

They’re also planning layoffs at their corporate headquarters.

Source: 2 Local Pier 1 Imports Stores To Close – CBS Pittsburgh

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Man shot years ago in Pittsburgh neighborhood has died

Dominique Fuller, a man shot 5 years ago in Pittsburgh neighborhood, has died.

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Radio veteran Kevin Battle joins Larry Richert for KDKA morning radio program | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new voice means a new name for the program

Source: Radio veteran Kevin Battle joins Larry Richert for KDKA morning radio program | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Senior intelligence official told lawmakers that Russia wants to see Trump reelected – The Washington Post

The analysis infuriated the president and cost the official’s boss, Joseph Maguire, a shot at becoming the permanent director of national intelligence, according to people familiar with the matter.

Source: Senior intelligence official told lawmakers that Russia wants to see Trump reelected – The Washington Post

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Pittsburgh firefighter arrested in Virginia, accused of attempting to meet 10-year-old for sex

According to federal documents from the Eastern District of Virginia, Kosanovich spent two months communicating on social media with someone he thought was a woman who had a 10-year-old daughter. He was actually talking to an undercover FBI agent.

Source: Pittsburgh firefighter arrested in Virginia, accused of attempting to meet 10-year-old for sex

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Bill to legalize recreational marijuana introduced by Pa. state rep from Pittsburgh

A state representative from Pittsburgh announced new legislation Thursday in his ongoing effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania.

Source: Bill to legalize recreational marijuana introduced by Pa. state rep from Pittsburgh

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Nearly 6 million kids water bottles recalled again due to a choking hazard

This marks the second time these water bottles were recalled and includes the replacement lids that were provided in the first recall.

Source: Nearly 6 million kids water bottles recalled again due to a choking hazard

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Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months amid uproar over DOJ intervention

Stone, 67, was convicted of obstruction, lying to investigators and witness tampering in 2019. The judge took Stone’s age in to account.

Source: Roger Stone to learn sentence amid uproar over DOJ intervention

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Three arrested after drug bust in parking lot of restaurant and hotel in Monroeville

Incident happened earlier this month

Source: Three arrested after drug bust in parking lot of restaurant and hotel in Monroeville

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President Trump holds Keep America Great rally in Phoenix – YouTube

President Trump speaks at a “Keep America Great” campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona. This rally takes place just days before the 2020 Nevada caucuses. #FoxNews