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2 min ago | PennLive.com

As deadline nears, independent candidates may widen Pennsylvania gubernatorial field

Just when Pennsylvania voters were getting used to the idea of a gubernatorial election showdown between Republican incumbent Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf , other hopefuls may soon be joining the fray.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

4 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Pennsylvania wedding venue targets those who love history

With its stone walls, wood beam ceiling and hardwood floors, The Stone Mill 1792 looks like a country inn one might come across bicycling through the French countryside.

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Related Topix: Wedding, York County, PA, Glenville, PA, York, PA

8 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Kayak, motorboat crashes rare in area of Saturday's accident

With this summer's unusually deep water in an area known as the Dauphin narrows, Doug Gibson has seen more than the normal amount of motorboat traffic.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

12 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

Oil, gas boom taps rush of ordinances and bans across the U.S.

Residents living in the Windsor Hills neighborhood of unincorporated Los Angeles County suspect damage to their homes may have been caused by possible fracking done in the Inglewood Oil Field, foreground.

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Related Topix: Robinson Township, PA, Harrisburg, PA

16 hrs ago | Erie Times News

Thousands of disabled workers in Pennsylvania paid far below minimum wage

About 13,000 disabled Pennsylvanians are earning an average of $2.40 an hour in a legal use of subminimum wages.

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Related Topix: Venango, PA, Oil City, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Westmoreland County, PA

20 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

Their View | Is Pennsylvania's 'energy revolution' shaping up as you expected?

Rather than take a cautious, scientific approach, Pennsylvania's top officials saw dollar signs and essentially threw open the doors of the commonwealth several years ago to the natural gas industry.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Leach elected to serve as regional vice president

Former Juniata County commissioner and local building contractor Jerry Leach, of Thompsontown, was elected vice president of the Pennsylvania Builders Association's Mideast Region.

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Related Topix: Juniata County, PA, Thompsontown, PA, Mifflin, PA, Dauphin, PA, Industry, PA

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio woman facing long road after rock attack

Doctors had a simple goal when they first saw how a football-size rock thrown from an interstate overpass in Pennsylvania had shattered a northeastern Ohio woman's skull: to keep her alive.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Vail Daily News

With the Pennsylvania Ballet, classical meets contemporary

Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine's "Stravinsky Violin Concerto."

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Classical, Stravinsky, Dance

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Wolf: Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes

In an interview with a panel of Associated Press reporters and editors Friday afternoon, Wolf sought to cast the exchange - several billion dollars a year - as a redistribution of burdens within Pennsylvania's nearly $30 billion state public school system.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Tax, Ed Rendell

Sunherald.com

Freedom on display at the Newseum

The Newseum showcases a selection of more than 800 front pages from newspapers across the country and around the world each day.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics

Cape Gazette

Dance Academy student receives full scholarship to Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

A local student from First State Dance Academy in Milford has received a full scholarship to study year round with the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

The nation's weather

A cold front will extend from the central Plains to the upper Midwest, while monsoonal thunderstorms will affect the Southwest.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Jim Raymer brings two-pronged attack in Oaks

For Raymer, who entered two in the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks on August 2 at the Meadowlands, it's been a long and well thought out process.

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Related Topix: Tioga, Recreational Vehicle

PennLive.com

York man among five arrested on child porn charges in attorney general investigation

A York County man was among five Pennsylvania residents charged this week in an investigation into child pornography sharing by the state attorney general's office.

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Related Topix: York County, PA, Northampton County, PA, Washington County, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search

A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man's lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise funds for the search.

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The Auto Channel

Pennsylvania DEP Extends Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

July 25, 2014: The Department of Environmental Protection today announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles, or until Dec. 31. "The Corbett administration remains committed to seeing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Pennsylvania Government, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Ford C-Max Energi, Wagon, Ford

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Judge asked to OK statements in Pa. woman's death

Prosecutors are asking a judge to allow them to use statements allegedly made by one of two men charged in the strangulation death of a woman whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania river last year.

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Statecollege.com

Fight for Equality Comes to State College

Equality advocates stopped in State College Thursday to bring together community leaders to declare their support for ending discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pennsylvania citizens.

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Related Topix: State College, PA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back.

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Related Topix: Florida State University, Toddlers, Family, Train Disaster, Weather

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