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5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:01am
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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Why You Should Never Challenge Disney's Gaston to a Push Up Contest

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:42am
A guest at Walt Disney World learned you should never challenge Gaston unless you want to be shown up.The tourist challenged the Disney character to a push up contest, but soon came to realize it may not have been a good idea.
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Police: Pit bull fatally shot after it attacks officers

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:41am
Philadelphia police say officers fatally shot a dog that attacked them in the city's Brewerytown section.
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Berkeley County offers free food recycling

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:17am
Berkeley County is giving residents an opportunity to recycle food as well as paper, aluminum and glass.
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Meetings scheduled on gas pipeline through NC, other states

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:09am
Energy companies that want to build a natural gas pipeline through three states plan to hold public meetings on the project this week in North Carolina.
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W.Va. woman escapes from stolen car, suspect arrested

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:09am
A 93-year-old Charleston woman says she wasn't scared when a man stole her son's car with her inside.
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Cops: Toys R Us door hit by gunshot during robbery attempt

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:09am
Police say a man trying to rob a Toys R Us store in Philadelphia fired a gunshot at the front door and fled.
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W.Va. woman escapes from stolen car, suspect arrested

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:06am
A 93-year-old Charleston woman says she wasn't scared when a man stole her son's car with her inside.
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Oregon, Ohio, clarifying its allegiance before championship

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:53am
Before the Ohio State Buckeyes face Oregon in college football's championship game next Monday, the Ohio city of Oregon hopes to distance itself from the Ducks.
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Van crashes into parked cars, driver found fatally shot

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:49am
Police say a man who crashed a minivan into three parked cars in Philadelphia had been shot in the chest.
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Light snow snarling traffic in W. Pennsylvania

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:45am
Light snow that began falling before daybreak has slowed morning rush hour traffic in parts of western Pennsylvania and caused minor accidents on some roads.
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Descendant of Del. abolitionist asking governor to pardon 3

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:33am
A descendant of a Delaware man credited with helping more than 2,700 slaves reach freedom is asking Gov. Jack Markell to pardon his ancestor and two others.
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Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing near Lehigh University

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:25am
Bethlehem police say they've arrested a suspect in a fatal stabbing blocks from Lehigh University.
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Mayor didn't trust state to review Ohio boy's fatal shooting

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:17am
Cleveland's mayor says he didn't trust a state agency to investigate the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy who was carrying a pellet gun because he believes the agency mishandled a different shooting...
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6 staff hurt in riot at Pa. adolescent treatment center

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 7:05am
State police say six staff members were assaulted during a New Year's Day riot at an adolescent treatment facility in central Pennsylvania.
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