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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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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.

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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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PA House okays bill to widen gun law challenges

A bill to give groups like the NRA the legal standing to launch court challenges to local gun laws is on its way to Gov. Tom Corbett's desk.

Clymer bids farewell

PA State Rep. Paul Clymer bids fond farewell

He's been described as the kindest man in the Pennsylvania House and today Rep. Paul Clymer said good-bye after more than three decades of service.

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Local college student pleads guilty in drug ring

A Lehigh Valley college student has pleaded guilty in connection with a drug ring that spanned several high schools and colleges.

 

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