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Pa lawmakers hold hearing on Ebola preparedness

Pa. lawmakers hold hearing on Ebola preparedness

Health officials and state lawmakers are working to make sure Pennsylvania is ready to treat Ebola.

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Ex-student waives hearing on Penn State threat

A former Penn State student will head to trial on charges he threatened to shoot at the student center.

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Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids

A Butler County woman says she sold hundreds of pounds of marijuana to make money to take care of her grandchildren.

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Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets recall red, hot peppers

Customers of Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets are hereby informed of a produce recall.

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Jane Ervin elected to state children's board

Jane Ervin, president of Community Services for Children, has been elected to the board of PA Partnerships for Children.

Corbett talks pension reform

Governor announces $16.4 million for 106 projects

 Gov. Tom Corbett recently announced $16.4 million in funding to support 106 projects through seven Act 13 Marcellus Legacy Fund programs designed to support conservation projects and environmental protection measures throughout Pennsylvania.

Senator Daylin Leach

Senator asks for 'compassion' on medical marijuana

State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) is asking Pennsylvania's district attorneys to not prosecute people who use marijuana for medical purposes.

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Four regional counties getting water project funds

Carbon, Lehigh, Luzerne and Schuylkill counties are among 16 across the state that will benefit from a $65.6 million investment in water infrastructure projects.

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AP

Governor dropped from NCAA suit on Penn State fine

The NCAA has dropped Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett from its lawsuit over where Penn State's fine money should be spent.

PA law signed to curb Abu-Jamal's `obscene celebrity'

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law a measure he says is intended to curb the ``obscene celebrity'' he says is cultivated by convicts like Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the 1981 killing of a Philadelphia police officer.

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Corbett, Wolf disagree over municipal gun-law bill

Pennsylvania's candidates for governor are disagreeing over National Rifle Association-backed legislation that could unleash fresh court challenges to local gun-control laws in Pennsylvania.

Justice Seamus McCaffery

Pennsylvania justice suspended over role in porn scandal

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is suspending one of its own members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal.

 

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    On this day: October 24

    The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

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