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Plan To Allow Bars To Make Money From Gambling Hits Snag

It would be the largest expansion of legal gambling in Pennsylvania in nearly four years, a plan to allow thousands of bars to make money off gambling, but it has hit a snag in Harrisburg.

10/23/2013

Absentee Ballot Application Deadline

A reminder for those who plan to vote in the upcoming election on Nov. 5.

10/22/2013

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Local Police Not Enforcing Law Banning Road Solicitations

You’ve no doubt seen them, and they were out again over the weekend. Can collectors for good causes clutter Pittsburgh area streets all year long. Turns out those solicitations are illegal.

10/21/2013

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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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Saxonburg Mayor: “Don’t Vote For Me!”

A western Pennsylvania mayor is begging voters not to support her Nov. 5 because she and her new husband recently found a “dream home” in a nearby township.

10/18/2013

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Pa., W. Va. Ranked In Top 5 In Country For Deer Collisions

Grazing in a misty rain they look so calm and docile, and for the most part, they are, but they are also a major threat when you are behind the wheel.

10/16/2013

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Pa. Senate Leader To Seek New Limit Of 70 mph

It’s been decades since a highway in Pennsylvania had a maximum speed limit of 70 miles per hour.

10/11/2013

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1 Killed, 3 Injured After House Explosion Rocks W. Va. Neighborhood

A reported house explosion has rocked a neighborhood just over the Pennsylvania state line in Follansbee, West Virginia.

10/11/2013

Pa. Education Officials Release School Performance Data

Pennsylvania education officials have released performance scores for nearly all of the state’s 3,200 traditional, charter, cyber and technical schools.

10/04/2013

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Alleged Pa. “Bigfoot” Sighting Causing Quite A Stir

Is it an optical illusion or a rare sighting of the legendary Bigfoot?

10/03/2013

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Pa. Appeals Court: No New Trial For Jerry Sandusky

A Pennsylvania appeals court says Jerry Sandusky doesn’t deserve a new trial after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.

10/02/2013

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Lawsuit Challenges State’s Non-Recognition Of Gay Unions

A same-sex couple who moved to Pennsylvania after being wed in Massachusetts has asked a court to force their new home state to recognize the marriage.

09/26/2013

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New Pa. Court Challenges Filed To Gay Marriage Ban

Twenty-one gay couples are challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban in state court.

09/25/2013

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Pa. Pastor Says He Was Fired For Same-Sex Wedding

A congregation has fired its pastor for conducting the wedding of two men at a central Pennsylvania mayor’s home, the pastor said.

09/24/2013

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Pa. Among US Leaders In Bridges With Red Flags

Pennsylvania is among the nation’s leaders in bridges that both lack backup protection against collapse in case a single, vital component fails and are designated by highway officials as being in need of repair, an Associated Press review of national bridge records found.

09/15/2013

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