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Pa. road crew paints yellow line over dead raccoon

August 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by Sean McAfee from Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, shows a dead raccoon that McAfee saw with the road dividing line painted over it before he stopped his motorcycle to take the picture on Franklin Rd. in Johnstown, Pa. According to PennDOT traffic engineer John Ambrosini, paint crews know to avoid such animals [&hellip...

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Randy Travis arrested naked, charged with DWI

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Randy Travis, far right exits the Grayson County jail with an unknown person Wednesday Aug. 8, 2012, in Sherman, Texas, after being arraigned on charges of driving while intoxicated and retaliation. (AP Photo/The Herald Democrat, Chris Jennings) TV OUT; MAGS...

Obama: Romney would take health care back to 1950s

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama greets supporters at a campaign event at the University of Colorado Auraria Events Center, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, in Aurora, Colo. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) DENVER (AP) — Seeking to rally a crucial constituency, President...

Mars crater where rover landed looks 'Earth-like'

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this image released by NASA on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, a self portrait of NASA’s Curiosity rover was taken by its Navigation cameras, located on the now-upright mast. The camera snapped pictures 360-degrees around the rover. (AP Photo/NASA)...

Fire was refinery's latest air quality violation

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Firefighting crews continue to pour water onto a unit after a fire at a Chevron refinery on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 in Richmond, Calif. The fire, which sent plumes of black smoke over the San Francisco Bay area, erupted Monday evening in the massive Chevron...

Andy Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Philadelaphia Eagles coach Andy Reid addresses the media during a news conference at NFL football training camp Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. Reid returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son’s funeral. (AP...

Census seeks changes in how it measures race

August 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 15, 2010, file photo, copies of the 2010 Census forms are seen during a news conference in Phoenix to kickoff a national drive as Census forms are mailed to everyone. To keep pace with rapidly changing notions of race, the Census...

Romney says Obama favors 'culture of dependency'

August 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo taken Aug. 7, 2012 shows Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney campaigning in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Barack Obama’s backers roll out a new ad assailing Mitt Romney’s business record at Bain Capital,...

Kerrigan's brother wants to go back to Mass. jail

August 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 23, 2011 photo, defendant Mark Kerrigan sits in court during his trial at Middlesex Superior Court, in Woburn, Mass. Kerrigan, brother of Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, was later convicted of assault and battery in the January...

Film critic Judith Crist dies at 90

August 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This 2008 photo released courtesy of Steven Crist shows Judith Crist at a restaurant on Long Island, N.Y. Crist, a blunt and popular film critic in the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 at her Manhattan home. She was 90. She was a...