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In the desolate landscape of Centralia, a church stands strong

The abandoned borough of Centralia was destroyed by an underground mine fire over 50 years ago.

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University faculty union to vote on whether to strike

Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize a strike next month.

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AG tells staff he won't be releasing lewd email report soon

The man currently running the Pennsylvania attorney general's office is telling employees he won't be releasing a report into the exchange of lewd and objectionable emails in the…

Toomey crosses gun-rights divide in Pennsylvania Senate race

Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who's running for re-election with the support of gun-control activists, including billionaire Michael Bloomberg.

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Death penalty sought in ambush that killed 5, unborn child

Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at cookout that killed five adults and an unborn child.

PA looks to up the ante in war on prescription drug abuse

Pennsylvania looks to up the ante in war on prescription drug abuse

The launch of a new, online database aims to make "doctor shopping" for pills a thing of the past

Wolf sets up charter school division within Ed Department

Pennsylvania's governor is setting up a new charter schools office within the state Department of Education to improve support and oversight.


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    On this day: August 28

    Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

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