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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.

Rev. Frank Schaefer

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Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

A Lebanon County pastor who was disciplined by the Methodist Church will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.

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Bill Clinton to campaign in Pittsburgh for Wolf

Democratic candidate for governor Tom Wolf is pulling a former president into his campaign efforts Monday.

Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett

Wolf, Corbett take message to Pittsburgh area

Republican Governor Tom Corbett and his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf spent the second-to-last weekend of the gubernatorial campaign in the Pittsburgh area.

Flu not Ebola should be bigger health concern doctors say

Doctors: Worry more about flu, less about Ebola

As medical professionals have been saying, it's highly unlikely you will contract Ebola, but the flu is a different story.


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    On this day: October 30

    Orson Welles broadcasts "The War of the Worlds," buffalo wings are born, Ali and Foreman square off in the "Rumble in the Jungle," and Michael Jordan returns to the NBA, all on this day.

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