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School aid formula being considered creates winners, losers

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:19am
A new public school funding formula being considered by the Legislature would create winners and losers as it seeks a way to link the distribution of state aid more closely to need.
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Wolf seeks to reassure state workers, vendors, on budget

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:35am
Gov. Tom Wolf is reaching out to state employees and stakeholders about the possibility that the state government will not have a budget in place when the new fiscal year begins Wednesday.
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Teen killed a chicken every 15 minutes until mom mended relationship with his girlfriend

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:31am
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala- A north Alabama teenager has been arrested after following through on a bizarre threat to kill his mother's chicken unless she mended the relationship between him and his girlfriend.18-year-old Haden Smith was arrested in Elkmont on Thursday andcharged with third-degree domestic violence and criminal mischief.Deputies say Smith threatened to kill one of his mother's chickens every 15 minutes until she contacted his girlfriend's parents and attempt to mend their relation...
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World War II Vet Finally Takes His Sweetheart to Prom 66 Years Later

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:31am
89-year-old Ralph Wozniak never had the chance to take his wife, LaVerne, to prom.Twice during their lives, the Wozniaks missed prom because Ralph went to serve in a war. Nearly seven decades later, the two finally attended one and Ralph was named king."Since 1944 when I joined the Marine Corps until this date today I never thought I'd be a king, and here I am a king," Ralph said of the prom, according to ABC News.LaVerne, 87, and Ralph, 89, have dated since high school and have always loved ...
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Police identify man found in stream under small bridge

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:15am
Police have identified a man found dead in a creek below a small, swinging footbridge, but authorities have yet to say how the man died.
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Pilot tells air traffic controller he has no power

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:15am
The pilot of small plane that crashed into the roof of a Massachusetts home, killing all three people on board, calmly tells an air traffic controller he has no engine power and is gliding in the minutes before impact.
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Water threat suspect won't be his own attorney after all

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:07am
A central Pennsylvania man won't act as his own attorney when he stands trial on charges he used a prison computer to email threats to bomb the county courthouse and disrupt the water supply
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Things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 10:03am
By The Associated Press A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday.
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Maryland carjacking suspect jailed after Pennsylvania chase

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 9:51am
A Maryland man wanted on charges that he carjacked a vehicle by threatening the driver with an axe has been jailed after a high-speed police chase in central Pennsylvania.
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Ex-officer to trial on charges he had sawed-off, stolen gun

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 9:27am
A former western Pennsylvania police officer must stand trial on charges he had three illegal sawed-off shotguns at his home - including one taken from a police evidence room - when police responded to a domestic dispute...
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Crews, residents cleaning up from small Pennsylvania tornado

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:59am
Tree services and residents have just about cleared the downed trees and other debris left behind by a weak tornado in western Pennsylvania.
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Parkersburg, Vienna implement sales taxes under home rule

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:55am
Businesses in Parkersburg and Vienna will begin charging an additional penny on the dollar for taxable items and services this week.
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5 teens hurt, 1 runs away after vehicle crash ends chase

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:51am
Pittsburgh police say one teen has been critically injured and four others hurt in a crash that ended a brief chase by Pittsburgh police.
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5 teens hurt, driver critical, in Pittsburgh SUV crash

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:43am
A 16-year-old driver was critically injured and four teenage passengers were hurt when their SUV slammed into a Pittsburgh building during a police pursuit.
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Blackhawk Mining plans to buy some Patriot Coal assets

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 8:03am
Blackhawk Mining LLC says it plans to buy some of Patriot Coal's assets in southern West Virginia.
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State trooper hurt in crash on Pittsburgh-area highway

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 7:47am
A Pennsylvania state trooper could be off the job for a few days after crashing his cruiser on a Pittsburgh-area highway.
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Marshall University adds 3 new engineering-based degrees

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 7:43am
Marshall University has three new degree programs that will go along with the university's new engineering facility, set to open this fall.
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Annual Gettysburg reenactment postponed because of rain

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 6:27am
Officials have postponed the annual Gettysburg battle reenactment because of rain and flooding.
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Police: Man in stolen car gets lost, runs out of gas

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 6:07am
Police say a New York City man driving a stolen car took the wrong road and ended up lost and without gas in Pennsylvania.
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Attempted towel theft leads to capture of Alderson inmate

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 5:55am
Police say an attempt to steal hotel towels led to the capture of an inmate who escaped from the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson.
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