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Business as usual in Nazareth despite mayor's arrest

Nazareth borough council and mayor

It was business as usual at Monday night’s borough council meeting for Nazareth Mayor Carl Strye, Jr., despite being formally charged with stealing.

TV attack ads start fast in Pennsylvania Senate race

TV attack ads are already flying in Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race.

One-time Rendell aide pleading guilty in campaign cash sting

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A one-time chief of staff to former Gov. Ed Rendell is agreeing to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania probes possible link between quakes, fracking


Pennsylvania environmental regulators want to determine whether a series of minor earthquakes in the state this week were caused by nearby fracking operations.


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