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Brownstown Elementary School - Nicole Mathewson

Students dedicate holiday concert to slain teacher

When Brownstown Elementary School students gather to perform their holiday concert Thursday night, they will do so with heavy hearts.

Rescued dogs


SPCA rescues dozens of dogs from home near Lititz

Dozens of dogs that officials said have been living in unsanitary conditions have been given the chance for a better life.

Thomas Moore and Marcus Rutter

2nd suspect arrested in murder of elementary teacher

A second suspect has been arrested and charged with homicide in the killing of an elementary school teacher in Lancaster.

10 charged in kickback scheme

10 charged in PennDOT overbilling, kickback probe

Pennsylvania's attorney general has announced more arrests in connection with a corruption investigation involving transportation officials.

Lancaster homicide scene - Marcus Rutter

Boy, 16, charged in death of elementary school teacher

A 16-year-old Lancaster boy is in custody for the death of a sixth-grade teacher in what police said began as a burglary.

Jerry Sandusky

Judge says no to mediation in Penn State lawsuit

Penn State's lawsuit challenging the NCAA $60 million fine and where the money goes, will not go through a court-run mediation program.

PUC to speed things up for customers switching suppliers

PUC seeks comments on paper billing fee rulemaking

Should you pay more to get a paper utility bill? The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission wants your input.

Health care reform, generic

Pennsylvania pads Medicaid expansion hotline staff

Pennsylvania state officials say they're increasing the number of people on a hotline to help people apply for coverage under the 2010 federal health care law's Medicaid expansion.

House explosion in Dunmore


Explosion sparks inferno; Dunmore woman, 86, killed

An 86-year-old woman was killed in a massive explosion and fire that destroyed her home in Lackawanna County amid reports of a natural gas odor in the area.

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Bob Kovach/CNN

Senate confirms Joseph Leeson as federal judge for Eastern Pa.

The US senate has confirmed Joseph Leeson as a federal judge for the Eastern District of Pa.

Investigators say local guardrails could be dangerous

Investigators say local guardrails could be dangerous

Is the guardrail that's supposed to protect you, actually putting you in danger?

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Spending in 2014 campaign for Pa. governor tops $82M

The record spending in Pennsylvania's 2014 race for governor has now surpassed $82 million.


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    On this day: December 18

    America celebrates its first official day of thanksgiving, "The Nutcracker" debuts, the first "Pink Panther" short premieres, and the first nuclear power plant in America goes online, all on this day.

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