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Miss America Nina Davuluri speaks at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund 25th Awards Gala on November 11, 2013 in Washington City.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund)

Pa. Teen Suspended For Asking Miss America To Prom

A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.

19 hours ago

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Pa. Lawmaker Pushes To Make Kindergarten Mandatory in Public Schools

Pennsylvania and New Jersey are among the six states that do not have a law requiring school districts to provide kindergarten for young students.

04/16/2014

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Cops Dress As Amish To Target Pennsylvania Flasher

A male Pennsylvania police officer has been dressing as an Amish woman—along with a female officer from a neighboring department—hoping to scare off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

04/15/2014

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Pa. Boys Choir Founder Faces 1,100 More Charges

The founder of a northeastern Pennsylvania boys choir charged with rape is facing 1,100 additional counts.

04/14/2014

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Pa. To Lose $60M In Tobacco Settlement Money

The attorney general’s office says a decision by a judge in Philadelphia means Pennsylvania will lose some tobacco settlement money, but not nearly as much as it might have.

04/13/2014

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PA Trout Anglers Try Their Luck On Opening Day

After a long, cold and snowy winter, Pennsylvania anglers are heading to their favorite fishing holes Saturday for the statewide opening of trout season.

04/12/2014

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Pa. Residents Help Award $50K Grant To Local Physician

A physician at the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Breast Cancer Coalition and Pennsylvania residents had a hand in making this gift possible.

04/12/2014

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Former Police Chief In Berks County Pleads Guilty To Child Porn

A former police chief in eastern Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to a child porn charge.

04/08/2014

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Crews Rush To Scene Of Police-involved Accident In Chester

Medics are on the scene of a police-involved car accident in Chester Monday afternoon.

04/07/2014

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Pennsylvania House Leaders Impose Ban On Most Cash Gifts

Leaders of both parties in the Pennsylvania House have banned most types of cash gifts in response to recent allegations that some state representatives accepted cash from a confidential informant in a criminal investigation.

04/02/2014

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Pennsylvania Casinos Report Another Decline In Slot Revenue

Pennsylvania casinos have posted their fifth consecutive monthly revenue decline from slot machines.

04/02/2014

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Tainted Food Suspected In Pennsylvania School Trip Illness

Maryland public health officials are investigating the cause of nausea and vomiting that struck high school students aboard a bus returning to Uniontown, Pa., from Washington, D.C. over the weekend.

03/31/2014

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Philadelphia Ranked Unhealthiest County In The State…Again

Twenty-nine factors are taken into account when compiling the rankings, including smoking, high school graduation rates and access to healthy foods.

03/26/2014

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Stigall: Kathleen Kane vs. Tom Corbett

Someone in politics is going to have to help me figure this one out. How on Earth does Tom Corbett not inject himself in this unseemly cover-up of Democrat scandal in Pennsylvania?

03/20/2014

The Capitol Building in Pennsylvania's capital Harrisburg. (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pa. Senate OKs Bill Offering Snow Day Relief

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a bill designed to give schools more flexibility in making up snow days from this brutal winter, but it’s unclear whether it will get action in the state House.

03/19/2014

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