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  1. Some towns rebound, others wither as manufacturing declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | SFGate

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, MAY 6, AND THEREAFTER - Dawn Varner, of Roaring Spring, Pa., labels rolls of paper April 27, 2017, at the Appvion Inc. paper mill in Roaring Spring, Pa. When the mill's France-based owners announced plans to sell their American subsidiary in 2001, employees nationwide pitched in to take control of the company by forming a worker-owned corporation now called Appvion Inc. During the Rust Belt's decades long manufacturing decline, cities have often managed to claw their way back to a growing economy, while towns with just one or two employers can remain desolate for decades.

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  2. Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | SFGate

    Heidi Wyandt, 27, puts on her coat to leave the Altoona Center for Clinical Research in Altoona, Pa., on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, where she is helping test an experimental non-opioid pain medication for chronic back pain related to a work related injury she received in 2014. With about 2 million Americans hooked on opioid painkillers, researchers and drug companies are searching for less addictive drugs to treat pain.

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  3. Funeral set for trooper shot during domestic incidentRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | SFGate

    Law enforcement officers from across the county including Sgt. A.W. Haywood, left, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Trooper D.R. Romero of Tucson, Ariz., with the Arizona Department of Public Safety enter the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona, Pa.

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  4. Dangerous wind chills put Northeastern US in deep freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | SFGate

    Tiara Medlock, a park keeper with the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation maintenance department, sprays water to form an ice skating rink as temperatures dipped below zero, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 in Minneapoilis. less Tiara Medlock, a park keeper with the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation maintenance department, sprays water to form an ice skating rink as temperatures dipped below zero, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 in ... more Amanda Wreggelsworth, of Portland, Maine, photographs the frigid sunrise as it highlights a bank of clouds over Casco Bay, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in Portland, Maine.

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