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2 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Penn. pastor accused of child porn, raping girl at church after dodging charges in another state

A 33-year-old youth pastor in Pennsylvania has been arrested after he was accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at his church.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

3 hrs ago | JD Supra

Shots Fired: PA Auditor General Releases Oil and Gas Audit

On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Auditor General's Office released a report criticizing the Department of Environmental Protection for failing to adequately track and respond to public complaints concerning water quality related to natural gas development.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, Environment, Science, Home Gardening, Home

7 hrs ago |

Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states

The Rochester-based supermarket chain says it's planning to open four stores in Virginia, two each in Massachusetts and New Jersey, and one each in Pennsylvania and Maryland.


9 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Philadelphia archbishop confident Pope Francis will visit in 2015

Although Pope Francis' own people aren't confirming it yet, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said the pontiff has accepted an invitation to visit Philadelphia in September 2015 in what would be his U.S. visit.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attack ads

A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up.


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

The Baltimore Sun

Closing arguments set for Tuesday in Arundel road-rage murder case

Closing arguments are expected Tuesday in the trial of an off-duty New Jersey police officer accused of murdering a Lansdowne man following a road-rage incident last summer in Anne Arundel County During the final day of testimony in Circuit Court on Monday, two law enforcement experts offered opposite opinions as to whether Joseph Lamont Walker, ... (more)


Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Teens from PA gather for Miss Teen of Pennsylvania finals

The six finalists in the Miss Teen of Pennsylvania competition Sunday at Shippensburg Univeristy were, first row from left, first runner up Cecelia Weingart, Miss Teen of Pennsylvania Julianna Franzino, second runner up Claire Kirsch and, back row from left, Carly DiPietro, Francesca Bower and Emaleigh Mowry.


Related Topix: Shippensburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Greensburg, PA, Clymer, PA, Greencastle, PA, Opinion

Religion News Service

Featured Video: Exploring the legacy of William Penn, Quaker leader and Pennsylvaniaa s founder

This week in 1718, William Penn died. He was the founder of the state of Pennsylvania as well as the a well-known leader of the Religious Society of Friends, whose members are colloquially known as "Quakers."


Related Topix: Society of Friends, Religion, Pennsylvania Government

ABC 27

Youth pastor fired, jailed after teen-sex charges

A former state education secretary under Gov. Tom Corbett remains on the state payroll, but a newspaper says there's limited evidence of the work he's performing.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Philadelphia, PA

ABC 27

Pa. congressman to introduce medical marijuana bill

Rep. Scott Perry says it's time for the federal government to help the thousands of American children with epilepsy and other seizure disorders.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, Cumberland County, PA, York County, PA, Lancaster County, PA

Myrtle Beach Online

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: Police say the suspects rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, on Friday.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Delaware County, PA

Medical News Today

New teaching framework highlights significant opportunities for...

Students graduating from U.S. medical schools in 2012 feel they've received a better education in health policy issues than graduates surveyed in 2008, according to a multi-center study led by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and published online this month in Academic Medicine .


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster


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.


Related Topix: Robinson Township, PA, Harrisburg, PA

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.


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

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers


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