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Kathleen Kane

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Pa., N.J. Spotlight Same-Sex Marriage Efforts

Pennsylvania and New Jersey are on tracks that could lead to the Northeast being the first full region in the country to legalize gay marriage — but the routes are hardly parallel and the horsepower anything but equal.

10/19/2013

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Police: Man Used Shopping Cart To Videotape Underage Girls At Walmart

A Lawrence County man was arrested after detectives say he had child pornography, and used a hidden camera on a shopping cart to videotape underage girls at a local Walmart store.

10/16/2013

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18 Arrested In Connection With Wilkinsburg Heroin Ring, Used Kids As Drug Runners

A total of 18 people have been arrested in connection with a drug ring in Wilkinsburg.

08/29/2013

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Pa. Gay Couple Marries As County Defies State Ban

Two women were wed in a religious ceremony Wednesday morning after getting a marriage license from county officials who defied a Pennsylvania law banning same-sex unions.

07/24/2013

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Kane Won’t Defend Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage

Defending Pennsylvania’s law effectively banning same-sex marriage against a legal challenge in federal court will fall to Gov. Tom Corbett.

07/11/2013

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Pa. Law Banning Gay Marriage Faces Court Challenge

The American Civil Liberties Union said it filed the first known legal challenge Tuesday seeking to overturn a state law effectively banning same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania, the only northeastern state that doesn’t allow it or civil unions.

07/09/2013

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Man Charged With Selling Stolen Trucks To Suspected Drug Dealers

A local car salesman is facing charges after allegedly stealing pickup trucks from a dealership and selling them to suspected drug dealers.

07/02/2013

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Turnpike Corruption Defendants Appear In Court

Five of the eight men charged earlier this year in an investigation of corruption at the Pennsylvania Turnpike are due in court for a preliminary hearing expected to last five days.

06/24/2013

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Corbett Says Pay-To-Play Is No Longer Rule In State Government

Gov. Tom Corbett won’t talk about the current investigation, but says whatever happened at the Turnpike Commission under previous governors, his rule about doing business with any state agency is simple.

03/15/2013

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Pa. A.G. Accuses Turnpike Commission Of Awarding Contracts Illegally

It’s hard to drive on the Pennsylvania Turnpike without running into construction somewhere — much of it needed. But in an 85-page presentment a grand jury has found that some turnpike commissioners, officials, and political leaders awarded contracts based on gifts, favors, and political contributions.

03/13/2013

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Attorney General Rejects Gov. Tom Corbett’s Lottery Contract

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is rejecting Gov. Tom Corbett’s contract to hire a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery.

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Corbett Signs Off On Long-Term Lottery Lease, Defends His Action

Gov. Tom Corbett said his administration on Wednesday night signed off on the Pennsylvania Lottery deal. Corbett is giving a 20-year contract to a British firm to operate the lottery.

01/17/2013

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Kathleen Kane Sworn In As New Pa. Attorney General

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Pennsylvania has a new attorney general. Kathleen Kane is the first Democrat and first woman ever elected to the position. The former prosecutor from Scranton took her oath on Tuesday. She pledged […]

01/15/2013

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New State Dems To Be Sworn In

An unusual trio of Democrats is poised to be sworn in to Pennsylvania’s three statewide row offices this week, heralding a new political dynamic in a Capitol that is otherwise under firm Republican control.

01/12/2013

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New AG Wants To Investigate Gov. Corbett

Pennsylvania has a new attorney general elect, Kathleen Kane and that may be unsettling news for Gov. Tom Corbett.

11/07/2012

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