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Gov. Wolf vows to support Pa. Senate's medical marijuana bill

Gov. Tom Wolf vows to sign a medical marijuana bill that state senators are writing.

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NWS forecaster tweets apology for errant forecast

A top weather forecaster has expressed regret after his predictions of a blizzard fell short in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Medical marijuana legislation reintroduced in Senate

Medical marijuana  legislation was reintroduced in the Pennsylvania Senate Tuesday by Senators Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and Mike Folmer (R-Dauphin/Lebanon/York).

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Confessed killer testifies against man with bodies in yard

A key prosecution witness said Tuesday that he agreed to help a Pennsylvania man kill a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend as part of a robbery plot.

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Court rules against Penn State alumnus seeking emails

A state court has blocked a bid by a Penn State alumnus to gain access to email exchanges as part of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse investigation.

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Bill would penalize drivers with snow and ice on vehicles

A Northampton County family has teamed up with a local lawmaker, in hopes of preventing unnecessary death.

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150 Guard members on alert as Pa. braces for overnight snow

Pennsylvania has called up a small number of National Guard members as the state braced for an overnight storm that's expected to hit hardest in the Philadelphia area.

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Marine from Pa. one of 2 killed in helicopter crash

A Pennsylvania native was one of two Marines killed in a helicopter crash in California Sunday.

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Pa. Lottery introducing new 'PICK' twice-daily drawings

The Pennsylvania Lottery is launching a new lineup of daily drawings that includes new names for some longstanding games.

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Pa unemployment fell to lowest rate since 2008

Unemployment in Pennsylvania fell in December to its lowest rate since 2008.

Man charged with entering homes to fondle Amish girls

Man charged with entering homes to fondle Amish girls

Lancaster County man Justin Schwanke, 27, has been arrested and charged for allegedly breaking into Amish homes and fondling young girls.

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Pennsylvania court halts any action against attorney general

Pennsylvania's high court has, at least temporarily, blocked a prosecutor from taking action on a grand jury recommendation that the attorney general be charged criminally in an investigation of alleged leaks of secret investigative material by her office.

 

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