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2 min ago | PennLive.com

Senate committee votes to cap state spending

The Pa. Legislature would be capped on state spending under a bill that passed out of a Senate committee Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA, Lancaster County, PA

8 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Police Blotter

A firearms violation occurred Monday on Interstate 80 westbound at exit 86 in Pine Creek Township. Further, the DuBois Motor Carrier Team stopped a truck for PennDOT inspection.

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Related Topix: Philipsburg, PA, Osceola Mills, PA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Editorial: From Pvt. Henry to Cpl. Dickson, troopers risk all

After the appalling ambush killing of Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II and the wounding of another trooper in Pike County last Friday night, sane people had to wonder, what kind of lowlife would do a thing like that? The killing of Cpl.

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Related Topix: Pike County, PA, Trooper, PA, Franklin County, PA, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Ferguson video shows witness raising hands in air

Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could bolster arguments that Michael Brown was surrendering when he was shot, legal experts said Friday. The video obtained by The Associated Press and first aired by CNN shows two landscapers who were working near the street where Brown was shot by officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9. In the video, a man can be heard saying, "He had his hands up," while one of the workers raises his own hands in the air.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Pennsylvania man killed by allegedly impaired driver on Grindstone Island

A Pennsylvania man was killed early Sunday morning on Grindstone Island after his Utility Task Vehicle was hit by an allegedly impaired Canadian motorist.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Pike County Courier

Pa. school district reserves rise despite aid cut

Susquehanna Twp. School District raised taxes in 2013-14 even though it ended the year with enough in its reserve funds to cover 27 percent of its 2012-13 operating budget.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Susquehanna, PA, Venango County, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Montgomery, PA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Spirit

Route 119 Travel Advisory

PennDOT announced at approximately 2:40 p.m. on Monday that Route 119 is closed in both directions in Young Township, Jefferson County, between Yates Road and Cunningham Road due to a crash involving two coal trucks.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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That's the matter of how Pennsylvania should track and evaluate potential public health problems caused by hydraulic fracturing, commonly called fracking.

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Related Topix: Harveys Lake, PA, Havertown, PA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Pa. school district reserves rise despite aid cut

Mechanicsburg Area School District was sitting on reserves equal to 33.4 percent of its annual operating budget in 2012-13, but convinced its teachers to agree to a pay freeze the next year anyway.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Venango County, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Fri Aug 22, 2014

GantDaily.com

Game Commission to Host Aug. 28 Meeting on CWD in DuBois

Those who want to learn more about chronic wasting disease, and the rules that apply within areas of the state where the disease has been detected, can attend a public meeting to be held next week in DuBois.

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Related Topix: DuBois, PA, Punxsutawney, PA, Brookville, PA, Clearfield County, PA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

PennLive.com

School district reserves rise despite $1 billion cut in state aid

"In most districts, particularly Cumberland Valley, the board is actually saving money for a very conservative agenda" Superintendent Fred Withum Mechanicsburg Area School District was sitting on reserves equal to 33.4 percent of its annual operating budget in 2012-13, but convinced its teachers to agree to a pay freeze the next year anyway.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Venango County, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

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