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Pennsylvania

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Local Family Seeks Shutdown Of NJ Beach Where Man Drowned

Sandra Smith of Horsham, Pennsylvania, filed suit Wednesday in state Superior Court against North Wildwood, Cape May County and the state of New Jersey over the July 2012 incident that claimed the life of her husband, Brad, and nearly killed their 7-year-old daughter.

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2 Local Shops Make List Of Nation’s Top Ice Cream Parlors

Two local ice cream shops made TripAdvisor.com’s list of 10 Top U.S. Ice Cream Parlors.

07/23/2014

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Allentown Man Who Died After Jumping Into Pond Identified

A Pennsylvania coroner has released the name of a man who died after jumping off a rope swing into a pond.

07/23/2014

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Pa. Turnpike To Raise Speed Limit To 70 mph On 100-Mile Stretch Next Week

Throughout the day on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will gradually unveil signs posting a 70 mile an hour speed limit on most sections of the road between Morgantown in Berks County to the Blue Mountain Interchange in Cumberland County.

07/18/2014

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61 Cats, 2 Dogs Killed In Pennsylvania Apartment Building Fire

Fire officials say they have not yet determined the cause of a blaze in a Pennsylvania apartment building that killed scores of animals, but it appears to have been accidental.

07/17/2014

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Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative Funding

Gov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the state legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.

07/10/2014

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Pennsylvania Men Get War Draft Notices 100 Years After The Fact

The Selective Service System says a data glitch prompted it to send notices to several deceased men in Pennsylvania, ordering them to register for the nation’s military draft.

07/10/2014

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Cigarette Tax To Fund Philadelphia Schools Suffers Setback As Pa. State Senate Amends Bill Further

Mayor Michael Nutter tried to remain upbeat, saying the cigarette tax proposal is still alive, but added, “We are caught in a vortex of political hell with no particular path out.”

07/08/2014

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Pa. Universities OK Child-Abuse Prevention Policy

Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities adopted a policy Tuesday that is designed to protect the safety of children on campus.

07/08/2014

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2nd Girl Dies After Dresser Falls On Young Sisters In Pennsylvania

Authorities in Pennsylvania say a second little girl has died after a dresser toppled onto her and her sister.

07/07/2014

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Budget On His Desk, Gov. Corbett Has A Lot To Consider

With lawmakers’ rocky spring session bleeding deeper into summer, nobody knows what Gov. Tom Corbett will do with the no-new-taxes budget plan sitting on his desk.

07/05/2014

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Court Rejects Bid To Appeal Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday denied Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney’s request to intervene in the case.

07/03/2014

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Strong Storms Leave Path Of Damage, Power Outages Across Region

Because of the severe weather, PECO reports that about 155,000 of its customers were without power Thursday night.

07/03/2014

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Statewide Poll Released In Pa. Could Have Implications On Current Budget Crisis

The state budget crisis is in full swing as a new Franklin and Marshall College poll is released by Terry Madonna, talk about timing.

07/02/2014

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Gov. Corbett Withholds Signature From $29.1B Budget

Gov. Tom Corbett says he won’t sign a $29.1 billion spending plan for Pennsylvania state government before the fiscal year ends at midnight, saying he’ll continue to seek passage of a meaningful bill to reduce future public pension costs.

06/30/2014

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