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Berks County Man Fatally Stabbed In The Bahamas; 2 US Men Charged

Authorities in the Bahamas have charged two U.S. men in the stabbing death of a Pennsylvania man on Bimini.

03/18/2014

US Vice President Joe Biden waves at the press in Vina Del Mar, Chile on March 11, 2014 after Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's inauguration. Socialist Bachelet took the oath of office as president of Chile Tuesday, returning to power after four years with a reform agenda to reduce social disparities in this prosperous South American countrywave to the press at Cerro Castillo Palace in Vina Del Mar, on March 11, 2014 after Bachelet's inauguration. (Photo credit Claudio Reyes/AFP/Getty Images)

VP Biden Comes To Northeast Pa. For St. Patrick’s Day

Vice President Joe Biden marked St. Patrick’s Day near the Pennsylvania city where he spent his childhood with a speech that touched on his Irish roots and included a pitch for immigration reform, telling a crowd of hundreds of Irish-American men that they shouldn’t “forget those people left behind, like we were before.”

03/17/2014

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Quiet Battle Over Coal Ash Guidelines

Coal-fired power plants keep the lights on but generate tons and tons of coal combustion residuals, coal ash to most of us. There are no federal regulations on its handling although there are some having to do with water pollution.

03/16/2014

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Corbett Opposes Proposal To Allow Universities To Pull Out Of State System

Governor Corbett has come out against proposed legislation to allow schools like West Chester to pull out of the system of state-owned universities.

03/13/2014

(The US government's web site with official information about the new health care law is at healthcare.gov.)

Nearly 160K Pennsylvanians Enrolled In Health Insurance Through February

February enrollment brings the number of previously uninsured Pennsylvanians, now enrolled in plans through healthcare.gov, to nearly 160,000.

03/11/2014

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21-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing Death Of Her Grandfather In Allentown

Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania are investigating the homicide of an Allentown man found stabbed to death in his home.

03/11/2014

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Cops: Drunk Man Attacked 3 ER Nurses At A Pennsylvania Hospital

State police have charged a man with attacking three emergency room nurses when he arrived drunk to visit his mother at a Pennsylvania hospital.

03/11/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Former Jerry Sandusky Lawyer Subject Of Probe

A prosecutor in Pennsylvania says his office is investigating whether one of Jerry Sandusky’s former defense attorneys stole “a significant amount of client funds.”

03/10/2014

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Firm: Pennsylvania Woman Was On Missing Flight

A company official says a woman based in western Pennsylvania was among the 239 people aboard a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared en route to Beijing over the weekend.

03/10/2014

(Easton, Pa. schoolgirls at the center of the case display their controversial bracelets outside the US Courthouse in Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Dispute Over ‘I Heart Boobies’ Bracelets

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the Easton Area School District that wanted to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.

03/10/2014

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Corbett Tweaks Medicaid Proposal

Governor Corbett is proposing a new approach to job search requirements as he negotiates with the Obama administration over his alternative proposal to expansion of Medicaid.

03/06/2014

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School Bus Driver In Pennsylvania Charged With Kicking 2 Students Off Bus

A Pennsylvania school bus driver has been suspended and charged with child endangerment for allegedly making two unruly teens get off the bus about three miles from their stop.

03/06/2014

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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Involving Pa. City Ordinance That Barred Undocumented Immigrants From Renting Homes

As KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg tells us, the case is a lesson to local governments regarding immigration.

03/04/2014

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Man, 72, Fatally Struck By Snowplow In Pennsylvania

An autopsy is scheduled Tuesday on an elderly pedestrian struck and killed by a snowplow in Pennsylvania.

03/04/2014

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Fire Destroys Salt Trucks, Snow Plows In Pennsylvania Town

A fire has destroyed all of the snow plows and salt trucks in a Pennsylvania borough days before a winter storm is supposed to strike.

02/28/2014

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