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Jessica's Law headed to the House for consideration

Autumn-fall exterior Pennsylvania Capitol building in Harrisburg

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A judiciary committee voted on legislation Wednesday that would  make desecration or mutilation of a corpse  an aggravating circumstance and would qualify a defendant for the death penalty.

Chris Christie to appear in court over misconduct complaint

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will appear before a judge to answer for a citizen's complaint that he failed to put a stop to the closure of lanes at the George Washington Bridge in 2013.

Stakes high for municipalities relying on casino money

Stakes high for municipalities relying on casino money

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down a law last month that required casinos to pay host fees to surrounding municipalities.

Curt Schilling pitches possible US Senate run

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Former Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling said he'll run against Elizabeth Warren in the U.S. Senate if his wife agrees.


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