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Businessman admits defrauding computer equipment companies

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:22pm
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a Pennsylvania businessman used phony documents and straw buyers to fraudulently secure millions of dollars in discounted computer equipment from two companies.
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Ohio governor creates task force to examine college costs

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 2:05pm
A new state task force will examine how Ohio's public colleges and universities can hold down costs and be more efficient.
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W.Va. Senate clears bill touted by state's coal industry

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:59pm
The Republican-led state Senate has cleared a proposal lauded by the struggling coal industry and criticized as dangerous for worker safety by the miners' union.
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W.Va. Senate clears bill touted by state's coal industry

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:48pm
The Republican-led state Senate has cleared a proposal lauded by the struggling coal industry and criticized as dangerous for worker safety by the miners' union.
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Bryn Mawr College to accept transgender, intersex students

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:46pm
A small women's college near Philadelphia says it'll start accepting transgender women and intersex applicants who don't identify as male.
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Wolf says he wants to create 'plain vanilla' Medicaid

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:18pm
Gov. Tom Wolf says he wants to create "plain vanilla" Medicaid as his administration goes about addressing complaints over changes his predecessor had sought to make to Medicaid coverage for more than 1 million adults.
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Fire in eastern Pennsylvania home kills 1

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 1:14pm
Authorities say a fire in an eastern Pennsylvania home has claimed the life of one person.
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Ohio wants vendor to keep feeding inmates despite problems

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:50pm
Ohio's prisons agency is recommending a two-year contract renewal for the private vendor criticized for problems feeding inmates.
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Ohio wants vendor to keep feeding inmates despite problems

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:49pm
Ohio's prisons agency is recommending a two-year contract renewal for the private vendor criticized for problems feeding inmates.
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Ohio governor creates task force to examine college costs

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:45pm
A new state task force will examine how Ohio's public colleges and universities can hold down costs and be more efficient.
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Montana coal plant to shut down in August

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:38pm
PPL Montana is shutting down its J.E. Corette coal-fired power plant in Billings, the latest in a wave of plant closures across the country that have left the coal industry reeling.
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Bill Cosby cancels Feb. 21 appearance in Pittsburgh

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:35pm
Bill Cosby has canceled his Feb. 21 appearance in Pittsburgh.
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Pa. paying $13K a month for governor's Philadelphia office

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:34pm
Gov. Tom Wolf is looking to reduce or eliminate the cost of a Philadelphia office space lease that costs taxpayers $13,000 per month.
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Bill Cosby cancels Feb. 21 show at Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:17pm
Bill Cosby has canceled his Feb. 21 appearance at Pittsburgh's Heinz Hall.
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CarMax to hire more than 2,500 across the US

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:09pm
Used car dealership chain CarMax says it plans to hire more than 2,500 workers across the U.S.
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NPS considers deer reduction in Md., W.Va. historical parks

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:02pm
The National Park Service is considering strategies for reducing the white-tailed deer population in two parks in Maryland and West Virginia.
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