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Plain sects getting to know law in Pennsylvania

September 6, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — An Amish man charged with driving drunk?

Yes, it happens in Lancaster County — perhaps more frequently than one would think. more »»

Later start times urged for older students

September 6, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sipping a java chip Frappuccino en route to her first day of ninth grade Friday, Ahmani Johnson said she was excited to begin high school but annoyed that she had to wake up so... more »»

Firm makes premium wooden baseball, softball bats

September 6, 2014

GLEN ROCK, Pa. (AP) — It might sound weird, but Drew Kelley has wanted to start making his own wooden baseball bats for more than five year. more »»

Blight challenges distressed Pennsylvania cities

September 6, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Scranton is a city of 76,000 people with a housing stock largely built before 1940 for a population almost twice that number.

It has the blight to prove i. more »»

Man found dead on Philadelphia train car

September 5, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been found dead in a Philadelphia train car.

Officials say passengers alerted authorities about 3:40 p.m. more »»

Melvin's daughter in 1st-time offender program

September 5, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The daughter of convicted former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin on Friday entered a program designed for first-time offenders on an insurance fraud charge. more »»

Federal budget crunch idles Guard units across US

September 5, 2014

CINCINNATI (AP) — Many of the nation's citizen-soldiers, whose motto is "Always Ready, Always There," won't be at regular training drills this weekend because of a federal funding shortfall. more »»

5 things to know about gas boom and polluted water

September 5, 2014

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has released details on 243 cases in which regulators determined that oil and gas drilling polluted or diminished private water supplies. more »»

Pa. child dies of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

September 5, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania child has died of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, an illness carried by dog ticks but rarely found in Pennsylvania. more »»

Woman admits to fraud to gain government contract

September 5, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman faces sentencing Dec. 11 for defrauding the government to get a janitorial contract for a St. Louis federal building. more »»

US rig count up 11 to 1,925

September 5, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 1,925. more »»

Ex-Justice Melvin's daughter to ARD in fraud case

September 5, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The daughter of convicted former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has entered a program designed for first-time offenders on an insurance fraud charge. more »»

Teen printed $100s on washed bills, gets probation

September 5, 2014

MERCER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania teen will spend four years on probation for bleaching 18 $5 bills that he reprinted as $100s and spent at several businesses. more »»

Woman expects 7th great-great-grandchild

September 5, 2014

HANOVER, Pa. (AP) — Heather Dell got confused as she tried to recall all of her cousins. Keeping track of 47 of them is no small task. more »»

Former school added to historic register

September 5, 2014

SALTSBURG, Pa. (AP) — School pride comes in many forms, often from academics or athletics or perhaps even from a celebrity alumnus. more »»

 
 

 

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