Thursday, November 20, 2014
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his Jan. 20 inauguration.
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An environmental studies professor at Ursinus has earned distinction as top Pa. professor.
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PhillyClout: Barring any scheduling changes on the City Council calendar, it appears time is expiring for the mayor’s chosen buyer of PGW.
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BUTLER, Pa. (AP) - A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman who said she sold marijuana to help raise several grandchildren after her daughter died has been sentenced to 15 to 30 months in state prison.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A $14 million jury award to a suburban Philadelphia girl who was run over by a school bus was properly reduced to $500,000, the state's highest court ruled.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Manufacturing in the Philadelphia region grew at the fastest pace in nearly 21 years, a sign that factory output may be picking up nationwide.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Hundreds of top elected and appointed officials in Pennsylvania state government are about to receive pay raises, thanks to an automatic, annual cost-of-living adjustment.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. - A prosecution of "pay-to-play" allegations within the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is ending with two former high-ranking officials pleading guilty and getting probation.
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Millville, N.J. man Darius Smith was arrested for allegedly trying to sell bogus iPhones to a prospective buyer he met through Craigslist.
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A lawsuit filed in federal court in Philadelphia joins a series of class actions seeking to hold Japan's Takata Corp. and major automakers responsible for injuries caused by defective air-bag inflators that can fly apart when the bags are triggered and cause severe, sometimes fatal, shrapnel injuries.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Pennsylvania's senior Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office found itself in the awkward position Thursday of having to acknowlege that it had misspoken on the pornographic e-mail scandal.
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Today, November 20th, is a big day for marijuana. It has been one full month of decriminalization in Philadelphia.
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Two children are dead and a boy and a woman are in critical condition after a shooting Thursday morning in a house in Burlington County, state police said.
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Downashore: The morning after Atlantic City's Revel dreams fell apart - again - there was at least one person trying to show the place some love: Philly developer LPMG Company, which plans a rehab of the historic Morris Guards Armory Building.
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A federal judge said Thursday he will issue a decision Friday on a lawsuit by the NCAA and professional sports leagues to prevent implementation of a law signed by Gov. Christie that repeals a New Jersey ban on sports betting.
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On Wednesday Temple News reported that comedian, actor and university alum Bill Cosby currently remains a Temple trustee.
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MINOT, N.D. (AP) - A man accused in the September slaying of a man in Minot has been arrested in Philadelphia after a nine-week manhunt.
PhillyConfidential: A 29-year-old teacher's aide who lives at home with his mother has been charged by the Delaware County District Attorney's Office with sending 32 pornographic images and eight pornographic videos to a 13-year-old boy from Chester.
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An official trust fund has been set up to benefit the 6-year-old brother of Scott McMillan, the 3-year-old Chester County boy police say was beaten to death two weeks ago by his mother and her boyfriend.