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Third-party hopefuls abandon bids for Pennsylvania governor

Both third-party candidates who hoped to compete in Pennsylvania's gubernatorial race have given up, leaving Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf to compete one-on-one.

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Toomey supports bill to help end border crisis

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is supporting legislation to address the humanitarian and national security border crisis.

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Handful of Pa. health centers receive federal grant

A number of health centers in Pennsylvania are getting a boost from the feds.

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PSP: We shouldn't 'be bullied into lowering our standards'

The head of the Pennsylvania State Police said he hopes the United States Justice Department will withdraw a lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminates against women.

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Mom charged in case of baby found in trash bag

A Lancaster County woman has been charged in the case of her dead baby being disposed of in a trash bag.

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Gov. Corbett: Enola Gay crewman 'helped to save the world'

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett paid tribute Wednesday to the last surviving crew member of the Enola Gay.

Congressman Dent introduces bill for permanent authorization of National Heritage Areas

Congressman, Charlie Dent (PA-15), and Democratic Congressman, Paul Tonko (NY-20) have introduced a bill-H.R. 445, that would permanently authorize the current 49 National Heritage Areas (NHA), and require new Heritage Areas to have a viable management plan in place before any designation by Congress.

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Police: Dead baby found in trash; charges possible

Authorities are working to determine what charges should be filed in the case of a premature baby found dead and disposed of in the trash.

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Pennsylvania sued by US over police fitness tests

The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying the practice illegally discriminates against women.

Lawmakers ask NCAA to set aside PSU sanctions

5 Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

Five members of Pennsylvania's delegation to the United States House of Representatives are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State.

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Bucks Co. man dies after falling into lake

A Bucks County man died in a lake in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.

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AG warns of several phone scams making the rounds

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane wants to warn about several phone scams that have been reported recently.


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