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News Minute: Here is the latest Pennsylvania news from The Associated Press

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Three people were arrested in Pittsburgh for blocking traffic as dozens rallied last night on behalf of a black man shot and paralyzed by city police officers in late 2012. Organizers of the protest supporting Leon Ford say they were inspired by the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Emergency officials in Pittsburgh suspect lightning may be to blame for two fires early this morning, involving a house and a van. Nobody was hurt and firefighters quickly brought the home situation under control. The other fire did significant damage to the van.

TWIN ROCKS, Pa. (AP) -- Investigators have identified the Kittanning man killed in a violent crash involving two SUVs and a coal truck yesterday. James Norris was killed while five others were hurt, three with serious injuries.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State's athletic department is doing away with the Blue Band's TailGreat pep rallies before home football games. An athletic department statement says it is exploring other ways to get the band involved with the football team.

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