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Student Morgan Bainer, right, works on a laptop during a class at Washington High School Thursday.
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Sierra Wagner, an Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority member at California University, quickly gets out of the water with assistance from a river rescue volunteer at the Frosty Frolic event in Coal Center Saturday.
Sierra Wagner, an Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority member at California University, quickly gets out of the water with assistance from a river rescue volunteer at the Frosty Frolic event in Coal Center Saturday.
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Belle Vernon wrestlers carry head coach Mike Doppelheuer on their shoulders after the Leopards defeated Canon-McMillan, 42-18, in the finals of the WPIAL Class AAA Team Tournament Saturday at Penn Hills.
Belle Vernon wrestlers carry head coach Mike Doppelheuer on their shoulders after the Leopards defeated Canon-McMillan, 42-18, in the finals of the WPIAL Class AAA Team Tournament Saturday at Penn Hills.
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Penn State players react to their 68-63 win over Indiana Saturday night.
Penn State players react to their 68-63 win over Indiana Saturday night.
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West Virginia guard Jevon Carter (2) celebrates during the second half of the Mountaineers’ Big 12 Conference victory Saturday night over Baylor.
West Virginia guard Jevon Carter (2) celebrates during the second half of the Mountaineers’ Big 12 Conference victory Saturday night over Baylor.
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Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby, left, celebrates with right wing Patric Hornqvist after scoring a goal to tie the score during the third period Saturday against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla.
Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby, left, celebrates with right wing Patric Hornqvist after scoring a goal to tie the score during the third period Saturday against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Kevin Greene had 160 career quarterback sacks.
Kevin Greene had 160 career quarterback sacks.
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Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham and Panthers cornerback Josh Norman scuffled several times during a Dec. 20 game. In response to the season’s violent outbursts by Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict and others, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suggested a rule might be passed that would call for an automatic ejection if a player receives two personal fouls in a game.
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W&J’s Alyssa Riley ducks around Waynesburg’s Heather Davis for a shot during the first half of Saturday’s game. W&J defeated Waynesburg, 90-84.
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Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump reacts to a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College Saturday in Manchester, N.H.
Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump reacts to a question during a Republican presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News at the St. Anselm College Saturday in Manchester, N.H.
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Ha Na Jang is congratulated after winning the Coates Golf Championship LPGA tournament Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Ocala, Fla.
Ha Na Jang is congratulated after winning the Coates Golf Championship LPGA tournament Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Ocala, Fla.
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Tom Northrop, Observer Publishing Co. publisher, is brushed by a dodgeball as he leaps to escape it during the Corporate Biggest Winner competition Jan. 29.
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Carolina’s Kurt Coleman, center, is congratulated after intercepting a pass during the first half of the NFC championship against Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 24. Coleman led Carolina with seven interceptions and picked off two more passes in the NFC championship game.
Carolina’s Kurt Coleman, center, is congratulated after intercepting a pass during the first half of the NFC championship against Arizona Cardinals in Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 24. Coleman led Carolina with seven interceptions and picked off two more passes in the NFC championship game.
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Pitt’s Michael Young works the ball inside as Virginia’s Mike Tobey defends during the first half Saturday in Pittsburgh. Young finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds but Pitt lost by double figures for the fifth time this season.
Pitt’s Michael Young works the ball inside as Virginia’s Mike Tobey defends during the first half Saturday in Pittsburgh. Young finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds but Pitt lost by double figures for the fifth time this season.
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Annie’s Mailbox is written by Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar
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On cold, gray winter days, upholstered headboards like the ones shown in this bedroom designed by Young Huh offer cheerful color and softness, while also absorbing sound. The quieter the bedroom, says designer Maxwell Ryan, the more welcoming and cozy the space will feel.
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“Runaway,” left, and “Like a Dream,” part of the Wendell Castle Remastered exhibit, are displayed at the Museum of Arts and Design, in New York.
“Runaway,” left, and “Like a Dream,” part of the Wendell Castle Remastered exhibit, are displayed at the Museum of Arts and Design, in New York.
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Abundant sunlight, no overcropping, and – most important – innate cold tolerance let this hardy kiwifruit vine breeze through winter unfazed by cold.
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William Powell, a famous painter of birds, decorated this Royal Worcester vase that sold for $1,180 at a May 2015, Brunk auction in Asheville, N.C.
William Powell, a famous painter of birds, decorated this Royal Worcester vase that sold for $1,180 at a May 2015, Brunk auction in Asheville, N.C.
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Exterior of the Observer-Reporter building in Washington.
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In this still frame from video provided by KABC-TV, divers aboard two rescue boats search for wreckage from two small planes that collided in midair and plunged into the ocean off of Los Angeles Friday.
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Hollie Ayers poses for a photo while reminiscing about her late son, Michael, 2, at her home in Bedford. Michael was shot and killed in front of her by her abusive ex-husband in 2013.
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James Radcliffe, a volunteer for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, places a sign outside a home while walking through the snow knocking on doors in search of Trump supporters Friday in Londonderry, N.H.
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This undated photo provided by Guernsey’s auction house shows a yellow-and-black Charvel guitar, customized for Eddie Van Halen in the 1980s.
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A collapsed crane fills the street Friday in New York.

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