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Justice Department finds Pa. courts discriminated against people with opioid use disorder

Three drivers were taken to UPMC Altoona, one of them by helicopter after a tractor-trailer sliced a car in half in a three-vehicle crash.

Days before the return of Penn State Thon, dozens show support by shaving their heads

The COVID vaccine for kids under 5 is delayed, but Centre County providers are preparing now

One person is dead following a house fire in Altoona Tuesday evening.

The pandemic may be nearing the end.  That word overnight from COVID vaccine maker Moderna.  The CEO said there’s an 80-percent chance this could be the final wave as the omicron variant evolves.  But that means he thinks there’s still a 20-percent chance of another dangerous strain emerging.  The head of the World Health Organization recently said to expect new variants, arguing the crisis is “nowhere near over.”

President Biden is warning the Ukraine crisis is far from over even as Russia welcomes negotiations. 

A defamation case is over for former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. 

Workers at an Arizona Starbucks are hoping to become the first store in the state to form a union.

Sports

The Penn State men’s basketball team used a 33-15 run in the game’s final 13 minutes to erase a 14-point deficit and rally to defeat #19 Michigan State 62-58 Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.

NBA – The Celtics defeated the 76ers, 135-87.

NHL – The Flyers lost to the Penguins in OT, 5-4.  Sidney Crosby scored his 500th NHL goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins.