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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.

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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…

Pennsylvania inmate pleads guilty to slaying 4th and 5th victims

A Pennsylvania prison inmate already jailed for life for killing three women is getting two more life terms after pleading guilty to killing women in 1986 and 1990.

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Amish growth extended to South America settlements last year

The Amish are branching out, setting up settlements in Bolivia, Argentina and Canada as their numbers continue to grow.
           

 

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