Uber received a total of 5,981 allegations of serious sexual assault in the U.S. in 2017 and 2018, according to a new report. The claims range from unwanted touching and kissing to rape. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Uber Received Nearly 6,000 U.S. Sexual Assault Claims In Past 2 Years

Uber Received Nearly 6,000 U.S. Sexual Assault Claims In Past 2 Years
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Midstate borough claims ownership of historic church, paving path to preservation

A historic midstate church that’s fallen into disrepair over decades has a new owner and preservationists are hailing the move as a huge step forward.

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By The Associated Press

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