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 After four years, PennDOT expects to restore two lanes of outbound traffic on Route 28 by Thanksgiving.
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After four years, PennDOT expects to restore two lanes of outbound traffic on Route 28 by Thanksgiving.

Rebuilding of Route 28 finally nears completion

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation expects to restore two lanes of outbound traffic by Thanksgiving.


Two ramps to close at junction of I-70 and I-79 in Washington County

The closures will begin at 8 p.m. and continue until 6 a.m. daily through the morning of Nov. 4.



 A man is led away by police today near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife, Laureen, were laying flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Police say a gunman fatally shot reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the memorial before setting his sights on Parliament Hill Wednesday.

Canada's prime minister vows tighter security after Parliament attack

Police arrested a man at gunpoint just steps from the prime minister as Mr. Harper and his wife were laying a wreath.



Senators ask government for nationwide air bag recall

Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey made the demand in a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


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Maryland man charged after jumping White House fence

Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Md., was unarmed when he was arrested on the White House grounds and facing Secret Service dogs.



U.S. sets monitoring for travelers from Africa

CDC to require arrivals from West African nations with Ebola to report temperatures and any other potential symptoms daily for three weeks.


 
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