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Pa. Senate passes budget bill, with funding in limbo

The Pennsylvania Senate has taken quick action on the House's just-passed budget bill, even though there's no clear resolution on how to pay for it a day before the state…

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Unsafe lead levels found in House office building

Some members of Congress and their staffs are having to drink bottled water around the U.S. Capitol.


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Man who criticized church's Ramadan message goes to mosque

A Pennsylvania politician who apologized for criticizing a church that posted a message wishing Muslims a "blessed Ramadan" has attended a worship service and dined at a…

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Elusive deal could push work on state budget past deadline

The start of Pennsylvania state government's 2016-17 fiscal year is four days away and budget legislation remains under negotiation behind closed doors.


Arrest made in death of man killed walking home from wedding

Authorities say an arrest has been made in the death of a man killed as he was walking home from his brother's wedding in Pennsylvania's capital.

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Faculty union to mull strike authorization in August

The union representing faculty members at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities has set an Aug. 25 date for a decision on whether members will take a strike authorization vote.

Amish in disbelief over parents accused of 'gifting' girl

The case of a formerly Amish couple charged with giving their 14-year-old daughter to a Philadelphia-area man after he helped them out financially has sent shock waves through the…


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