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  1. Pennsylvania official in custody after 6-hour SWAT standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    A small-town politician threatened to detonate propane tanks and claimed to have "thousands of rounds" available for a rifle he brandished after an argument with his son turned into a six-hour standoff with a SWAT team, police said Monday. Keith Schwab, McKees Rocks borough council president, was in custody awaiting arraignment on charges including aggravated assault, terroristic threats and reckless endangerment.

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  2. PECO Credited with Supporting Nearly 10,000 Jobs and $4.5 Billion in...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Electric Energy Online

    In 2014, PECO generated an estimated economic impact of approximately $4.5 billion, supported nearly 10,000 jobs and produced $760 million in labor income across Pennsylvania. The substantial impact of PECO's operations is quantified in a new report, "Powering the Economy," released by the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia.

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  3. Disgruntled Worker Stabs Ex-Colleague at Philadelphia Day SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Forward

    A former employee at the Barrack Hebrew Academy stabbed a worker and threw bleach in his face at the suburban Philadelphia day school. The incident in the kitchen at the nondenominational Jewish high school in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, occurred Monday just before 10 a.m., Philly.com reported, citing the Radnor Township Police.

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  4. Criminal probe of AG Kane may expand to include staff firingRead the original story

    32 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    A criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony. A three-judge panel Monday has referred the matter to Montgomery County's district attorney to determine if Kane should be charged with retaliation and official oppression.

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  5. Free Developmental Screening for KidsRead the original story

    36 min ago | Butler Eagle

    Location: Butler YMCA - 339 N. Washington St., Butler, Pennsylvania Time: 9:00AM-11:30AM A Child Check visit takes approximately 30 minutes to complete with the results discussed immediately with the parents. The screening looks at the child's development in the areas of playing, talking, seeing, hearing, moving and thinking.

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  6. Exclusive: Why a Mon River steel plant keeps getting looked at for ethane crackerRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Business Journal

    Had things gone differently, southwestern Pennsylvania might have held the potential for not one, but two, ethane cracker plants.

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  7. Auditor General: PASSHE Must Make Improvements Related to Campus SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | WPMT-TV York

    Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said a recent audit of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education shows that it needs more consistent policies related to grievance procedures and notices of non-discrimination required by Title IX to address sexual discrimination and sexual violence on campuses. He also urged system officials to continue efforts to keep tuition affordable.

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  8. Grand jury: AG Kane was not 'truthful,' engaged in cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Erie Times News

    "' A grand jury report issued in December says Pennsylvania's attorney general engaged in a cover-up and was not "truthful" about her role in the alleged unlawful leak of material from a 2009 investigation. The report's release Monday came three months after it became public that the grand jury had recommended Kathleen Kane be charged with perjury, obstruction and other offenses.

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  9. Bladesmiths Cut To The Chase In New Competition Series On HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deadline

    ... raw metal into authentic working versions of classic bladed weapons of yesteryear. Judges include J. Neilson, a Pennsylvania-based Mastersmith who has been making knives and edged weapons for more than 20 years; Doug Marcaida, a New York-based ...

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  10. Moody's cuts debt rating at local hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    ... heavily in Jefferson last year, with the opening of a $19 million maternity unit - the first new one in Pennsylvania in 30 years - comprehensive cancer treatment center and expansion of an outpatient center in Bethel Park. Jefferson faces stiff ...

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  11. Montco Judge Quickly Airs Documents From Grand Jury Probe of Kathleen KaneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS Local

    ... ou the best Philly has to offer. Talk Radio 1210 [] (Leaving a Philadelphia City Hall courtroom in early March, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters. File photo by Pat Loeb)

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  12. Grand jury: AG Kane was not a truthful,a engaged in cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC 27

    ... games at Red Lion High School on Saturday. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A grand jury report issued in December says Pennsylvania's attorney general engaged in a cover-up and was not "truthful" about her role in the alleged unlawful leak of material from a ...

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  13. FBI offers reward for ex-swim coach accused of secret videosRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC 27

    ... college, may still be involved in swimming or in the golf business. He has ties to numerous states - including Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New Mexico - and is likely using aliases like John Trites, John Morgan, or Buddy. He also has ties to ...

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  14. Synthetic marijuana gets two men cited in Bethlehem, police reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    ... at 11:57 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo drive-thru on Broadway. Jonathan Rodriguez Semidy, of Bristol, Pennsylvania, was found to be under the influence of synthetic marijuana and alcohol, police say. He was cited with public drunkenness, police ...

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  15. ESU senior develops clothing line, becomes entrepreneurRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pocono Record

    ... choose the two silkscreened colors for the logo. Most recently, Hawi finished 28 out of 128 competitors in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Business Competition 2015. “Gerry helped me personally create my business ...

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  16. Judge unseals grand jury presentment against Attorney General KaneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane orchestrated an illegal leak to embarrass a critic and lied about it afterward, according to a grand jury report made public today. Ms. Kane's testimony "was not an honest account of the events, and she mischaracterized events to cover up activities undertaken at her direction to unlawfully release documents subject to grand jury secrecy," the grand jury found.

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  17. State audit: Pa. universities must contain costs to ease financial burden on studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    Though they are Pennsylvania's least expensive option for obtaining a bachelor's degree, the 14 state-owned universities have seen tuition prices jump 27 percent in six years, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale found in a report released today. His audit of the State System of Higher Education lays much of the responsibility for the increase on eroding state aid during that period, noting that Commonwealth support per student has dropped 20 percent since 2008-09.

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  18. Kitchen employee stabbed by former co-worker at Philly-area day schoolRead the original story

    1 hr ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    A former employee at the Barrack Hebrew Academy stabbed a worker and threw bleach in his face at the suburban Philadelphia day school. The incident in the kitchen at the nondenominational Jewish high school in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, occurred Monday just before 10 a.m., Philly.com reported , citing the Radnor Township Police.

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  19. House panel to meet at Mt. AiryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Times News

    Nothing less than the future of legalized gambling in Pennsylvania is on the agenda when a House panel holds public hearings this week at the two casinos in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Gaming Oversight Committee is scheduled to meet 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Paradise Township and 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township.

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  20. Hanover Elks Lodge presents scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    ... Kathi Cartzendafner, Past Exalted Ruler; Joseph Harrison, South Western High School to attend the University of Pennsylvania for economics, 1,000; Andrew Bowman, Spring Grove High School to attend Liberty University for aviation, 500; Christian ...

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