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Fatal bicycle hit-and-run

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Police: Woman on bicycle struck, killed by hit-and-run driver

A woman riding a bicycle was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday morning.

U.S Senator Bob Casey releases statement on capture of Eric Frein

U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) has released a statement following the capture of suspect Eric Frein. It reads as follows:

Gov. Tom Corbett

Gov. Corbett announces Mcare assessment down almost 50% for 2015 coverage

Gov. Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania physicians and hospitals will see significant savings in the cost of the catastrophic level of medical malpractice insurance coverage next year.

Gambling association touts economic impact in Pennsylvania

The American Gaming Association has sent a letter to Pennsylvania's legislative leaders highlighting the findings of a study on casino gambling's impact in the state.

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Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former State Rep. Joseph Battisto

Gov. Tom Corbett has ordered all Pennsylvania flags at the Capitol Complex and at Commonwealth facilities in Monroe County lowered to half-staff on Friday, Oct. 31 in honor of former State Representative Joseph W. Battisto.

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PA fall turkey hunting season begins Saturday

Turkey hunting season begins Saturday in Pennsylvania, but season starts and lengths vary throughout the state's 23 Wildlife Management Units (WMUs).

Death records now available free to PA residents

More than seven million Pennsylvania death records now are available online.

Pennsylvania high court heads toward uncertainty

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be undergoing signficant change in the coming months.

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

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Penn State board to discuss disputed Freeh report

Penn State alums are pushing for university trustees to re-examine the report by Louis Freeh.

Justice Seamus McCaffery

Pa. Bar Association issues statement on judge's resignation

The Pa. Bar Association has issued a statement following the resignation of Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery.

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Hess pulls wraps off 50th anniversary holiday toy truck

The much-anticipated unveiling of the Hess Corporation's 50th anniversary holiday toy truck came Monday.

Justice Seamus McCaffery

Pa. Supreme Court justice retires amid porn email scandal

A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice caught up in a state government porn email scandal has retired after nearly eight years on the high court.


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