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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.

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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.

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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.

John Roseman

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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New tool available for parents of teen drivers

State Farm Insurance and Sheetz are teaming up to help make Pennsylvania's roads safer.

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Police: college students bound, pistol whipped, robbed

Authorities say two men brandishing silver handguns bound and robbed several Temple University students during a home invasion in their off-campus residence.

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Survey: Disenchantment with Corbett leads voters to Wolf

Many Pennsylvania voters who plan to vote for Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf know little about him but are lining up behind the first-time candidate because of their disenchantment with Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, according to Associated Press interviews with voters across the state.

Is Pennsylvania ready to handle Ebola

Is Pennsylvania ready to handle Ebola?

Calming fears about Ebola and sending the message they are ready to respond was the focus of a briefing held by Governor Tom Corbett and top health officials today.

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Unemployment declined to 5.7 percent in September

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate declined by one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in September, according to the state Department of Labor & Industry.

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Prescription monitoring program will help combat drug abuse, Attorney General says

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane says a new measure will improve the Commonwealth's prescription drug monitoring program.

Toomey wants tighter Ebola travel restrictions

The United States should tighten travel restrictions from Ebola-affected regions to limit exposure of Americans to the disease, says U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.).

 

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On this Day

  • Keith Moon, final concert with The Who, 1978

    Jean-Luc/Wikimedia Commons

    On this day: October 21

    Magellan discovers the strait that would bear his name, Carlton Fisk waves his World Series home run fair, and Keith Moon plays his last show with The Who, all on this day.

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