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Medical marijuana bill heads for Pennsylvania Senate vote

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:40pm
A newly expanded medical marijuana bill is expected to pass the Pennsylvania Senate, although its prospects remain unclear in the House.
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Final Civil War Battle Commemoration -- in Texas

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:34pm
It's common knowledge that the four bloody years of the American Civil War came to an end when Southern Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox - but it's not true. The final land battle of the war wasn't fought until more than a month later, 
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Details of public pension benefits in Pennsylvania

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:27pm
By The Associated Press Legislation being advanced by Pennsylvania Senate Republicans would seek pension concessions from state government and public school employees hired before 2011. It would ask them...
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Senate confirms first nominees to Wolf's Cabinet

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:23pm
The Pennsylvania Senate has given its approval to four of Gov. Tom Wolf's cabinet members, the first ones to pass the Republican-controlled chamber.
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Pa. man whose sold tablet with child porn gets 27 years

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 5:07pm
A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to more than 27 years in federal prison for producing videos depicting sexual abuse of a minor.
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Cops: Driver in crash that killed officer smelled of alcohol

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:47pm
A police search warrant released Monday says the driver of a van involved in a head-on crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police lieutenant had alcohol on his breath at the crash scene and a beer can inside.
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Cops: Nude man steals car, says actor Paul Walker's in trunk

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:43pm
Police say a naked Pennsylvania man stole a car, crashed it into a tree and then demanded police shoot him - all while claiming to have late "Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker stashed in the trunk.
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Woman charged in death of toddler thrown from bridge

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:27pm
An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been charged with homicide after authorities allege she pushed her 1-year-old son off a bridge into a river.
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Jury deliberates a 3rd day without drug squad verdict

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:27pm
A jury in Philadelphia has deliberated for a third day without reaching a verdict in a drug squad racketeering case.
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Special elections set for August for 2 Pa. House vacancies

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 4:03pm
Vacancies in state House districts in the Harrisburg suburbs and outside Chester will be filled during special elections scheduled for this summer.
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Duct firm fined $1M over ignored warnings, employee injuries

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:43pm
A suburban Philadelphia duct manufacturer whose products are installed at the Chrysler Building and Yankee Stadium has been fined more than $1 million and placed in a severe-violator program for ignoring what federal...
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