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Coroner: 6 Pa. House Fire Victims Died Of Smoke Inhalation

Four children and two adults killed in a suburban house fire died of acute smoke and fume inhalation, according to autopsy results released Sunday.

10/19/2014

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Pa. County Council Rejects ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald called it “a movement by the right-wing evangelical Christians across the country basically to impose Christianity” in public buildings.

09/15/2014

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Winning Lottery Ticket Worth $149 Million Sold In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Lottery has sold its first jackpot-winning Mega Million ticket, a $149 million prize from the Tuesday, May 20 drawing.

05/21/2014

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Comedian John Pinette, 50, Dies At Pa. Hotel 

John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 50.

04/06/2014

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Speculation Surrounds Liquor Reform In Harrisburg

Word this past week that liquor privatization talks are heating up again in the state capitol prompts the question: if a deal on legislation is reached, what might it look like?

01/12/2014

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Nation’s First Inpatient Treatment Center For Internet Addiction Launches In Pa.

The hospital-based treatment program, led by renowned Internet-addiction expert and Psy.D. Kimberly Young, will be run by Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford, Allegheny County.

09/09/2013

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Funeral Director, 89, Charged In Pa. Slaying

An elderly western Pennsylvania funeral director has been charged in the shooting death of a man that authorities allege stemmed from a dispute over a vacant house.

07/28/2013

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Philadelphia Avoiding Use Of Loophole In State’s Voter ID Law

Philadelphia officials say they’re not going to use a loophole in the state’s controversial voter ID law, despite plans by Montgomery and Allegheny counties to do precisely that.

09/25/2012

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Pennsylvania Woman, 72, Robbed Twice In A Single Day

Police say a western Pennsylvania woman had her checkbook stolen and as she went to the police station to report the crime, her purse was swiped.

08/21/2012

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PA State Supreme Court Orders Special Elections To Proceed For Six State House Seats

The state Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that special elections to fill six vacant Pennsylvania House seats – including four in the Philadelphia region — be held on the day of the Pennsylvania primary.

03/01/2012

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Pennsylvania Farmers Head To Harrisburg To Speak Out Against Extending Hunting Days

Sportsmen and farmers are facing off over a proposal to allow Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania.

11/06/2011

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Analysis: Lawmakers Debate Big Issue In Little Room

A state House committee this week held a meeting to vote on one of the biggest issues facing state government but many people interested in the proceeding were shut out.

11/06/2011

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Bill Targets ‘Internet Sweepstakes Cafes’ In Pennsylvania

Chester County Republican Curt Schroder says these ‘cafes,’ that operate under a perceived loophole in the state sweepstakes law, host slot games on a touch screen computer and compete directly with the state’s real casinos.

10/18/2011

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Continue Debate Over Sweeping Reforms To Welfare System

Republicans pushed for the administrative changes to the welfare system in the belief that there are hundreds of millions of dollars in efficiencies that can be found. But Democrats are worried.

07/03/2011

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Pa. Governor Hopefuls Focus On Philly Voters

Gubernatorial candidates Dan Onorato and Tom Corbett pursued votes on voter’s home turf Sunday, visiting neighborhood churches, diners and taverns.

10/31/2010

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