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3 hrs ago | Washington Times

Doctor, 2 others shot at Pennsylvania hospital: reports

Police are on the scene at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital , located in Darby at 1500 Lansdowne Avenue, after a shooting was reported around 2:15 p.m., a Chicago ABC affiliate reported .


7 hrs ago | JD Journal

Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director of CTIC

Jeffrey Vagle has been appointed as the first Executive Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, according to a press release from the school.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Temple University, Boston University

11 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

More than 500 migrant kids sent to Pennsylvania

More than 500 migrant children among the tens of thousands who have flooded the southern U.S. border are being housed in Pennsylvania, attracting a visit from some members of Congress and at least one tea-party protest.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Family, Kids

15 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

For first father, protectiveness gives way to pride

At a fundraiser Tuesday night in Seattle before heading to California, Obama joked about looming driving lessons for Malia, who turned 16 on July 4. In the East Room last week, the president said 13-year-old Sasha's "pig-out indulgence" was pie.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead

A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Air Accidents, Weather, Death Penalty

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Pennsylvania's tougher child abuse laws may come into play in a Mercer County case

Pennsylvania's new laws that just took effect in January, will come into play when a mother accused of a severe case of child abuse comes to trial.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Penn State University Park, US National Guard, US Military, Harrisburg, PA

O-R Online

Donation helps local fire department save pets

Invisible Fence representative Becky Urbanic works with Fonzie, a demonstration dog, and Jon Bittner, safety officer for California Volunteer Fire Department.


Related Topix: Fire


Frontier Communications Appoints Elena Kilpatrick Vice President and...

Frontier Communications Corporation , a leading provider of broadband, voice, data and satellite television services, today announced that Elena Kilpatrick has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager of its Pennsylvania operations.


Related Topix: Frontier Communications, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT


Speed limit upped to 70 mph on Pennsylvania Turnpike between Morgantown, Blue Mountain

The turnpike commission unveiled roads signs Wednesday morning, officially increasing the speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph for the first time in Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Morgantown, PA, Reading, PA, Shippensburg, PA, DuBois, PA

The York Daily Record

Parts of Pennsylvania's I-80, I-380 to see 70 mph

Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates maintained by Pennsylvania's highway department will rise to 70 mph for the first time.


Related Topix: Clearfield County, PA, Clinton County, PA, Lackawanna County, PA, Monroe County, PA

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

If police caught you carrying a marijuana cigarette in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday, chances are you would have been arrested, fingerprinted and perhaps jailed.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Philadelphia, PA, Opinion

The Washington Post

a Going to be one of the hardest prosecutions imaginablea

Despite mounting evidence that Russian-backed separatists downed a commercial aircraft over Ukraine last week, Western diplomats and law enforcement officials face significant obstacles prosecuting the culprits, according to current and former U.S. officials.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Edward Royce, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eliot Engel, World News

Pa. Gov. Corbett fighting for re-election on fiscal concerns

It might seem a no-brainer to anyone that has been paying even the slightest amount of attention to the financial difficulties that have been seen in cities like Detroit.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Couple marries in Omaha's largest cemetery

Janyl Jumadinova and Oliver Bonham-Carter exchanged vows Saturday in Forest Lawn Cemetery.


Related Topix: Wedding, Opinion

The Washington Post

Fracking Oversight in Pennsylvania Faulted by State Watchdog

Pennsylvania regulators were unprepared for the fracking-fueled boom in natural gas production during the past decade, putting drinking water supplies at risk, the state's watchdog said.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Science / Technology

ABC 33/40

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

A prosecutor says she expects three teens accused in the brutal slayings of two homeless men in New Mexico to be tried together as adults.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Physical Therapy, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Evening Sun

Ohio woman has long road ahead 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 Sharon Budd's skull - to keep her alive.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Explosion


Oil And Gas Extraction Damaged Pennsylvania Water Sources Over 200 Times Since 2007

Newly released records show that gas and oil extraction has damaged Pennsylvania water supplies more than 200 times since 2007.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government


RACC hosts hearing on 'heroin crisis' in rural Pennsylvania

What officials describe as a growing heroin epidemic in rural Pennsylvania took center stage at a public hearing in Reading on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, Reading, PA, Berks County, PA, Kutztown, PA


Abused boy ate insects to survive, 'looked like Holocaust victim,' police say

A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy who reportedly was nearly starved to death, suffered regular beatings and resorted to eating insects has been released from the hospital and is now in foster care, WPXI-TV - Pittsburgh reports .


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, University of Pittsburgh


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