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Lawmakers ask NCAA to set aside PSU sanctions

5 Pa. reps ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

Five Pennsylvania congressmen are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State imposed as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

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Bucks Co. man dies after falling into lake

A Bucks County man died in a lake in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.

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AG warns of several phone scams making the rounds

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane wants to warn about several phone scams that have been reported recently.

Thunderbolt roller coaster, Kennywood

Group honors third Kennywood coaster as 'landmark'

A Pennsylvania amusement park is the only one in the U.S. with three roller coaster 'landmarks.'

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Bucks Co. man dies after falling into lake

A Bucks County man died in a lake in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.

Penn State names athletic director

Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.

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Tom Wolf: Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he'd look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania's higher earners to expand the state's share of public education funding.

Pa. State Sen. Paul Clymer town meeting in Quakertown.

Town meeting sets up tough crowd for Rep. Paul Clymer

State Rep. Paul Clymer faced a small but cantankerous audience Thursday night when he held a town meeting in Quakertown’s public library.

ADS Governor ramps up air war

Is it too early for political attack ads?

It may be summertime, but that's not keeping political attack ads off the airwaves.

Southbound turnpike closing for six hours Sunday

An 11-mile stretch of  the Pennsylvania Turnpike's southbound lanes will be closed  for six hours Sunday, between the Lansdale (Exit #31) and Mid-County (Exit #20) interchanges.

Cats rescued from uninhabitable house near Lebanon

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Cats rescued from 'uninhabitable house' near Lebanon

More than a dozen cats have been removed from what animal rescue officials describe as an uninhabitable house near Lebanon.

70 mph speed limit sign Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Speed limit upped to 70 mph on stretch of Pa. Turnpike

Drivers with the need for more speed are in luck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

 

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    On this day: July 29

    Vincent van Gogh dies, the Summer Olympics return after World War II, Jack Paar debuts on the "Tonight" show, Dylan crashes his motorcycle, and Prince Charles marries Diana, all on this day.

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