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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Vail Daily News

With the Pennsylvania Ballet, classical meets contemporary

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


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

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.


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

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Weather


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