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Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago.

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Pa. State Police begin replacing aging fleet of helicopters

The Pennsylvania State Police have unveiled their next generation of patrol helicopters.

Sanofi Pasteur announces first shipment of flu vaccines

The peak of flu season is still months away, but a Monroe County vaccine maker is ready.

Red Cross: urgent need for blood, platelet donors

Attention blood donors: the American Red Cross needs your help!

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Pennsylvania sees 3rd rating downgrade in 2 years

Pennsylvania received its third bond downgrade in two years Monday.

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Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal trips

Pennsylvania members of the United States House of Representatives and their staffs accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year.

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Corbett seeks to change view of education record

For three years, Pennsylvania Democrats have pointed to budget-balancing cuts in education aid that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett signed.

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Jerry Sandusky relatives voice support after interview

Other members of Jerry Sandusky's family say they're standing by him after one of his adopted sons described to Oprah Winfrey allegations of sexual abuse by the former Penn State assistant football coach.

Stretch of Pa Turnpike boosting speeds to 70 miles-per-hour

Stretch of Pa. Turnpike boosting speeds to 70 miles-per-hour

Speed limit signs saying "70 miles per hour" are going up in Pennsylvania.

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PPL requests federal approval to sell Wallenpaupack

PPL is seeking federal approval to sell its popular Lake Wallenpaupack in the Poconos, but a company spokesman stressed it's only a proposal.

Speed limit going up to 70 on turnpike next week

A 70 mph speed limit will be put in place on a 100-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the south-central part of the state next week.

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State jobless rates remains same

Pennsylvania's unemployment numbers for June were released Friday.

 

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