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3 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Man pleads in shooting death of wife before kids

An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having killed his estranged wife in front of their three children has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kids, Family

3 hrs ago | Common Dreams

'No Escape': Alarming Cancer Rates at Prison Built Next to Toxic Coal Dump

A report released by human rights groups in Pennsylvania on Tuesday questions whether cancer rates and other serious health ailments among inmates at a maximum security state prison are connected to an adjacent coal waste dump.


Related Topix: Prison, Pennsylvania Government, State Prisons, State Correctional Institution - Fayette, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

4 hrs ago |

Study to look at financial impact of gas boom

For the first time researchers are looking at whether money from the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom helps Pennsylvania children and families.


4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Off the market: Morgan, Lewis to stay on Pennsylvania Avenue

Morgan, Lewis has opted to stay put at 1111 Pennsylvania Ave. NW instead of kicking off the construction of a new office building with a pre-lease.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

4 hrs ago |

In Pennsylvania, buying alcohol over the border makes you a bootlegger

Adam Vickers is a just a regular guy who works for a general contractor and sometimes takes the back way home from work in Maryland.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, Stewartstown, PA

8 hrs ago | SFGate

5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

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8 hrs ago | The Morning Call

Will Pennsylvania legislature act on health bills?

OxyContin is one of the prescription drugs Pennsylvania physicians would like to moniitor through a prescription drug database.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Harrisburg, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett

11 hrs ago | Confectionery News

Hershey defends Reese's and York in trademark war

Hershey has filed a lawsuit against LBB Imports accusing it of infringing multiple trademarks on products such as Reese's and York by importing similar brands into the US such as Toffee Crisp and Yorkie.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

Biodiesel plant to restart amid market pessimism

Call it a comeback. Ed Vescovi is busy preparing for the opening of a biodiesel plant in Monaca, the same plant he ran from 2007 through 2011 before it shut down and was repossesed by the bank.


Related Topix: Monaca, PA, Beaver County, PA, Environmental Law, Law, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Financial Questions Remain For LGBT Couples More Than A Year After DOMA Decision

I write about stock markets, art markets, millennials and their money. Before joining the markets and personal finance desk I produced the investing section of


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Journalism, US News, US Supreme Court, Social Security, Personal Finance, Gay/Lesbian

Norwalk Citizen News

Leaders leaders seek manufacturing revival

On Labor Day 2014, workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania face a job market that has changed considerably over the past several years, while some employers say they can't find new hires with the skills and work habits they need.


Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Luzerne County, PA, Lackawanna County, PA

Man suffocated girlfriend after deliberate crash: Pa. man killed pregnant teen

A man suffocated his girlfriend after a deliberate crash , and now he will spend the rest of his life behind bars for this brutal crime.


WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Campaign nuggets from Pennsylvania governor's race

DEBATES: Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf have agreed to square off in three debates: Sept.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Wilkinsburg, PA, Chris Christie

Who Are the Four Beautiful Blonde Celebrities on HGTV?

HGTV is known for its expert designers and innovative ideas. This includes popular shows featuring four of the most lovely and talented celebrity blondes in the entertainment industry.


Related Topix: Home, Home Improvement, Celebrities at Home, Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Entertainment, Television, Clemson University

Pocono Record

The man in charge

Before school started last Monday at ESU, Kenneth Mash reflected on his new position as President of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties - the union representing the State System of Higher Education faculty members.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Police blotter: Lebanon man arrested for assault

East Hanover Townshipm>> Pennsylvania State Police at Lickdale arrested a 45-year-old Lebanon man in simple assailt after an incident in East Hanover Township early Saturday morning.


Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Spill

The Washington Post

Medicaid expansion holdouts are ideologically

WE WOULD congratulate Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett , if it were seemly to commend public officials for doing the obvious.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Defense Contractor Settles Following Collision in Kuwait

According to court documents, on Nov. 19, 2009, Brian Mark Patton, a 37-year-old Pennsylvania resident who worked as a corrections officer but was serving a tour of duty as a reservist for the U.S. Navy, was driving an SUV along a two-lane road in Kuwait with David Morgan, who was also a corrections officer serving a tour of duty, as passenger.


Special prosecutor probes Pa. Attorney General's Office

A special prosecutor is investigating whether the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane leaked confidential grand jury material to a newspaper in a bid to strike back at former prosecutors in the office who had been critical of her, according to several people familiar with the matter.


Man suffocated girlfriend after deliberate crash: Murdered after surviving crash

A Pennsylvania man admitted to suffocating his girlfriend after he deliberately crashed his car in an attempt to kill kill her.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law


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