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Local Drivers Enjoying Price Drop At The Gas Pump

AAA says prices are at a four year low. More than 20 states will go below the $3.00 mark.

25 mins ago

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PA And NJ To Monitor Travelers From Ebola-stricken Nations

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

9 hours ago

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Hundreds Of Snakes Killed In Pennsylvania House Fire

Authorities say a fire in a Pennsylvania home that killed scores of snakes doesn’t appear suspicious in origin.

15 hours ago

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Gov. Corbett Dropped From NCAA Suit On Penn State Fine

The NCAA has dropped Gov. Tom Corbett and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State fine money can be spent.

10/21/2014

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Law Signed To Curb Cop Killer’s ‘Obscene Celebrity’

Gov. Corbett signed into law a measure that he says is intended to curb the “obscene celebrity” cultivated by convicts such as Mumia Abu-Jamal.

10/21/2014

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Montco Law Firm Celebrates Milestone By Giving Back And Planning For The Future

There have been many changes in Norristown over the last 100 years, but one constant has been the High Swartz law firm.

10/19/2014

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4 Kids, 2 Adults Killed In Pa. House Fire

The sole survivor of a deadly house fire in western Pennsylvania lost his new wife, her four young children and his disabled father in the Saturday morning blaze.

10/18/2014

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Local Hospital Joins Fight Against Ebola

A statement from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania says its agreed to be among hospitals to care for U.S. medical workers who contract Ebola while working in Africa.

10/17/2014

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Pennsylvania State Trooper Wounded In Ambush Released From Hospital

A Pennsylvania state trooper wounded in an ambush at a rural police barracks has been released from a hospital after more than a month of treatment.

10/17/2014

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PA High Court Judge Sorry For Porn Email, But Says It’s ‘Vindictive Pattern Of Attacks’ Against Him

A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice caught up in a government pornographic email scandal is apologizing for a “lapse in judgment” but says the court’s chief justice is out to get him.

10/16/2014

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Police: Pa. Mom Pulled Daughter’s Hair So Hard It Separated Scalp From Skull

A Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on charges that she pulled her 6-year-old daughter’s hair so hard it separated her scalp from her skull and caused bleeding.

10/16/2014

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Pa. Lawmakers Tighten Teacher Background Checks

The House voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would require schools and their contractors to conduct the checks before offering jobs to anyone who has direct contact with students.

10/15/2014

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Attorney: Bail Bid Dropped For Boy In Killing Of 90-Year-Old; Family Not Ready To Have Him Released Into Their Custody

A 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman remained in adult prison Wednesday after his lawyer withdrew a request for bail, saying his family isn’t ready to have him released into their custody.

10/15/2014

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Cops: Boy, 10, Says Didn’t Mean To Kill Woman, 90

Authorities say a 10-year-old boy charged with fatally beating a 90-year-old woman told a Pennsylvania state trooper he was “only trying to hurt her.”

10/15/2014

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First Lady Comes To Philadelphia To Campaign For Tom Wolf

A well-traveled first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Pennsylvania to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf and rally voters in the party’s stronghold of Philadelphia.

10/15/2014

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