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Officials seek identity of man in connection to body found in Berks County

Pennsylvania State Police wish to identify a person and a vehicle in connection to a body found in Bethel Township, Berks County.

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Related Topix: Berks County, PA, Hamburg, PA, Holtwood, PA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Patch.com

Attorney General Warns of Widespread 'Electricity' Scam

State officials are warning Pennsylvania residents to be aware of an electricity-related scam.

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National Post

Fugitive wanted for 1981 Pennsylvania murder found working as a church deacon in Texas

A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he committed a murder 33 years ago and 2,092 kilometres away.

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Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, East Texas, PA

Streets Blog Chicago

Book Excerpt: "Dead End," a Look at Sprawl and the Rebirth of Urbanism

" Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism " is a new book by Ben Ross, longtime president of Maryland's Action Committee for Transit and a frequent contributor to Greater Greater Washington .

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

Daily Kos

The KKK forms neighborhood watch group in Pennsylvania

A local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan launched a neighborhood watch in the area of Ridge Road in Fairview Township in response to a recent rash of break-ins, said Frank Ancona, the organization's imperial wizard and president.

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Daily Kos

Running on Obamacare in Pennsylvania

That's Rep. Allyson Schwartz , who's now running in a competitive primary for Pennsylvania governor, and running hard on her support for the Affordable Care Act and-crucially-Medicaid expansion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Family, Kids, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Philly.com

Few arrests under texting law

How can police officers tell the difference between someone who is texting while driving, which is illegal in Pennsylvania, or dialing a phone number, which is not? Usually, they can't.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Montgomery, PA, Penn Hills, PA

University City Review

First District Connection with Senator Farnese

Dear Constituent, Sen. FarneseI want to thank all the seniors who attended my Senior Expo at South Philly High School.

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PennLive.com

How many hate groups are there in Pennsylvania? See the interactive map

"I always like to focus on the silence of good people. There is a lot of silence when these events happen."

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Related Topix: Franklin County, PA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Fugitive in '81 Pennsylvania death nabbed in Texas

Lawmakers on the country's largest American Indian reservation will consider a bill this week that could resurrect a proposal for a junk food tax.

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Related Topix: East Texas, PA, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies

KSWO

Fugitive in '81 Pennsylvania death nabbed in Texas

Lawmakers on the country's largest American Indian reservation will consider a bill this week that could resurrect a proposal for a junk food tax.

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Related Topix: East Texas, PA, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Harrisburg, PA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Medicaid gets Affordable Care Act bump in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's Medicaid enrollment is up by more than 18,000 people since the Oct. 1 launch of the Affordable Care Act's online health plan marketplaces.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

The Jackson Sun

Prosecutors: Pennsylvania prep school graduates ran drug ring

As I climbed into the driver's seat, I heard a voice from the back of the van say, 'I love going on... ARDMORE, Pa.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ardmore, PA, Education Etc., Philadelphia, PA

WFMZ

Car charging stations now available on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Drivers of electric cars who use the Pennsylvania Turnpike can now recharge their batteries at two of the highway's service plazas.

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Related Topix: Bowmansville, PA, Reading, PA, Morgantown, PA, King of Prussia, PA

ABC 27

Driver killed in crash on Route 272

State police said 37-year-old Matthew H. Keebler, of Oxford, was traveling southbound and drifted into the northbound lane before his 1988 Honda Civic collided with an oncoming truck in Little Britain Township.

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Related Topix: Oxford, PA, Brogue, PA, Chester County, PA

The York Daily Record

1,300 manufacturing jobs added in March in Pennsylvania

In a bright spot for Pennsylvania manufacturing, employers added 1,300 jobs in the sector in March, reversing four consecutive months of job losses.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Industry, PA, Harrisburg, PA, York, PA

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Pennsylvania murder fugitive found in Mineola, where he was serving as church deacon

U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced today the U.S. Marshals Service arrested a Pennsylvania fugitive in Texas who was wanted for more than 30 years on a 1981 murder charge.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, Harrisburg, PA, Dauphin County, PA

ABC 27

Central York HS evacuated for bomb threat

The plaintiffs in a challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage are changing strategy and now asking a federal judge to make an immediate decision in their case.

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Related Topix: Dauphin County, PA

WPMT-TV York

Timetable accelerated in Pennsylvania same-sex marriage ban case

Lawyers challenging Pennsylvania's ban on marriage for same-sex couples filed a motion today asking a federal judge to decide the case on the briefs alone rather than waiting for a previously scheduled June trial.

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Related Topix: Activism, University of Pennsylvania, Palm, PA, Gay/Lesbian, ACLU

New Jersey Herald

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 in western Pennsylvania say a man was shot and killed after a chase that began in Pittsburgh and stretched into a nearby borough.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wilkinsburg, PA

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