Pennsylvania

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Local State Senator Caught Up In Murder Investigation

Married with two children, PA Sen. Tim Solobay — by all accounts — is an unlikely man to be caught up in a murder investigation.

10/07/2014

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Sparks Fly At 2nd Corbett, Wolf Campaign Debate

Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf faced off Wednesday morning on KYW Radio in Philadelphia, and it was a feistier exchange of views with both candidates going after each other.

10/01/2014

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Police On Manhunt Find Pipe Bombs, Booby Traps In Woods

State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage.

09/30/2014

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State Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

After an emotionally charged debate, Pennsylvania state senators passed legislation to legalize several forms of medical marijuana.

09/24/2014

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Woman Sentenced For Tattooing Smiley Face, Derogatory Word On 12-Year-Old Girl

A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to four months to two years in jail for helping the man she lived with tattoo a smiley face and a derogatory word on a 12-year-old girl who spent the night at their home.

09/24/2014

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Allegheny County Senator: ‘I’m Gay, Get Over It’

A Pennsylvania state lawmaker made it public that he’s gay while at a news conference with other Democrats to urge passage of legislation that adds sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s hate crime law.

09/23/2014

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PennDOT Plans To Replace More Than 500 Bridges

Construction crews will be busy over the next four years, replacing more than 500 bridges around Pennsylvania.

09/23/2014

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Missing Jack Russell Terrier From Pa. Turns Up In Oregon

Gidget is finally going home.

09/19/2014

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Doctor Separates Enterovirus Facts From Hype

There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.

09/17/2014

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Erie Co. Reports 2 More Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus D68

A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.

09/17/2014

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Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa.

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.

09/16/2014

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State Runs Out Of Cash, Uses Special Line Of Credit

Some state officials call it a temporary cash flow problem. Others say it’s more serious.

09/16/2014

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Police: Drunk Prowler Stole Only Couple’s Candy

Police say a central Pennsylvania couple saw a man urinating with his pants down around his ankles moments before he broke into their home and grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Sticks from their candy bowl.

09/16/2014

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Wolf Visits Local School To Highlight Education Differences With Corbett

Tom Wolf highlighted support for public education with a tour of a local school.

09/15/2014

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County Council Shoots Down ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in county council’s chambers.

09/09/2014

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