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Cigarette tax for Philly schools hangs in balance

July 31, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania House members aren't sure whether they'll be returning to session next week to vote on letting Philadelphia tax cigarettes to fund its school system. more »»

Philadelphia hosts consecrated virgins

July 31, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Becoming a consecrated virgin, says Judith Stegman, means there's one thing you'll do without - obviously - and one you'll definitely need:

A sense of humo. more »»

Judge rejects suit by teacher fired over blog

July 31, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge dismissed a lawsuit by a former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired two years ago for writing on her blog about students who were "disengaged, lazy whiners. more »»

AG charges PennDOT contractor with theft of $3.6M

July 31, 2014

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is charging a PennDOT contractor and consultant in the theft of $3.6 million in taxpayers' money. more »»

Ailing younger spends day with Pa. K-9 officer

July 31, 2014

MASONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Isaac Donaldson stood at the ready, eyes on the "bad guy" hiding in the woods at Masontown German Park Wednesday afternoon. more »»

Pennsylvania exit named for deputy killed in chase

July 31, 2014

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) — An Interstate 79 exit in southwestern Pennsylvania has been named for a West Virginia sheriff's deputy who died in a chase nearby more than two years ago. more »»

5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

July 31, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:

6 PHILLY COPS ACCUSED OF SHAKING DOWN DRUG DEALERS

The officers... more »»

Customer unaccounted for in Pennsylvania bar fire

July 31, 2014

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Emergency crews say a customer remained unaccounted for the morning after a grease fire spread and destroyed a restaurant and lounge in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Judge rejects suit by Pa. teacher fired over blog

July 31, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a former suburban Philadelphia teacher fired two years ago over a blog in which she called students "disengaged, lazy whiners. more »»

Police: 2 suspects shot by Philly officers

July 31, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say two men were shot during separate confrontations with Philadelphia police officers less than an hour apart in different parts of the city. more »»

1 killed, 2 injured in Pennsylvania Turnpike crash

July 31, 2014

GLENMOORE, Pa. (AP) — One person has been killed and two others have been injured after a driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Wallace Township. more »»

Sunoco Logistics' 300-mile pipeline dealt setback

July 31, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sunoco Logistics has gotten a setback to its plans to pump propane and ethane in its 300-mile Mariner East pipeline across southern Pennsylvania. more »»

Sunoco Logistics pipeline dealt setback

July 30, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sunoco Logistics got a setback to its planned propane and ethane pipeline across southern Pennsylvani. more »»

Ex-university official won't be investigated

July 30, 2014

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office won't investigate a former state university official accused of sexually assaulting students several years ago because it's already defending the... more »»

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

July 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that i... more »»

Former education exec pleads guilty to theft

July 30, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former executive director of a western Pennsylvania regional educational agency has pleaded guilty to federal charges that she used her work credit card for personal... more »»

Scranton official lashes out in Facebook message

July 30, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A zoning board official in one of Pennsylvania biggest cities says she won't resign over a private Facebook message to a city activist calling him a "joke" and "clueless. more »»

Ad Watch: Claims in Pennsylvania governor's race

July 30, 2014

A look at key claims being made in TV ads that are being aired in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor ahead of the Nov. 4 election.

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THEME: Republican Gov. more »»

Pa. AG: No probe of former university official

July 30, 2014

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office says it won't begin a criminal investigation of a former state university official accused of sexually assaulting students several years ag. more »»

 
 

 

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