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Bill to appoint Pennsylvania's appellate judges takes step

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 12:08pm
A bill to authorize a statewide referendum on whether Pennsylvania's appellate judges should be appointed by the governor has cleared its first vote in the state Legislature.
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3 charged with murder of man found under Burrillville deck

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:52am
Three people have been charged with murder in connection with the discovery of a body under a cement slab beneath a newly constructed deck in Rhode Island.
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Fayette commission sues over school plan's rejection

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:38am
The West Virginia School Building Authority is being sued over its rejection of a school consolidation plan in Fayette County.
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Philadelphia seeing impact of marijuana decriminalization

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:28am
Let's be blunt: Possessing a small amount of marijuana or smoking some in public has been decriminalized in Philadelphia for a year and the city hasn't gone up in smoke.
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Mother, boyfriend can conduct own autopsy in 'Baby Doe' case

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:16am
A judge has ruled that a mother and boyfriend charged in the death of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor beach can have their own autopsy conducted on her remains.
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Names of 3 killed in Wayne County crash released

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:32am
Police in Wayne County have released the names of three people killed in an accident.
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Kane spokesman says she'll soon address license suspension

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:32am
Pennsylvania's attorney general is preparing an email that will outline what duties she plans to perform once her law license suspension takes effect.
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Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:20am
Owners and breeders of greyhounds want to keep dog racing alive in West Virginia. They appealed to legislators yesterday in Charleston, hoping to counter a state-funded study that concluded the sport is in sharp decline.
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Utilities or police? Tiny borough defunds cops to pay bills

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:16am
Faced with a choice of paying its utility bills or two part-time police officers, a tiny western Pennsylvania borough has opted to pay its bills.
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Prosecutor drops rape charge after DNA test clears suspect

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:04am
A judge has agreed with a prosecutor's request to dismiss a rape charge after a DNA test eliminated the northwestern Pennsylvania man as a suspect.
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Trump campaign bus being transformed into anti-Trump artwork

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 8:48am
A rented bus that coursed through Iowa this summer as part of Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign is being transformed into an anti-Trump artwork on wheels.
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Boyfriend pleads guilty to setting up deadly drug deal

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 8:32am
A western Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to setting up a drug deal at which his girlfriend was robbed and killed.
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Judge signs order so Sandusky can appear at appeal hearing

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 8:09am
A judge has signed an order directing former Penn State assistant football coach be brought to court for an appeal hearing in Centre County.
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Crashed tractor-trailer blocking eastbound turnpike lane

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 8:01am
An overturned tractor-trailer is causing traffic headaches on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Reading.
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Greyhound interests beseech West Virginia lawmakers

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 7:49am
Owners and breeders of greyhounds want to keep dog racing alive in West Virginia.
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Cops: 2 men claiming to be robbery victims hit by 1 bullet

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 7:49am
Philadelphia police say two men are recovering from wounds at a city hospital after claiming they were robbed and both wounded by the same bullet.
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Philly police arrest 1 in home invasion attack on trio

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 7:41am
Philadelphia police have arrested one of two men who attacked three people during an early-morning home invasion, during which a woman was forcibly taken to an automatic teller machine and forced to withdraw $100.
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