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400 workers at marshmallow Peeps plant go on strike
The workers are protesting the company's proposals on wages, health benefits and switching from a pension plan to a 401(k).
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Two motorcyclists killed in crash involving a deer

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Former Pa. Turnpike worker is acquitted of theft charges
A former Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission employee based in Bucks County has been acquitted of charges that she stole $5,900 from the agency by falsifying her time records.
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Pa. Turnpike employee acquitted of theft charges
A former Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission employee based in Bucks County has been acquitted of charges that she stole $5,900 from the agency by falsifying her time records.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Allentown Pennsylvania Lehigh Valley Lehigh County Pennsylvania Bucks County Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Turnpike Interstate 476 Philadelphia Bullying
Emotional reunion for Syrian Christian family
A little over one week after being denied entry to the United States, a family of Syrian Orthodox Christians were reunited with their American relatives Monday morning at John F. Kennedy airport in New York City.
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Nine days late, Syrians make it to new home in Pennsylvania
ALLENTOWN — Their flight landed about one hour early and nine days late at John F. Kennedy International Airport Monday morning. And though the six Syrian immigrants had cleared customs back in Abu Dhabi, Sarmad Assali let out a short cry of relief when she saw the family walk around a corner and into sight.
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Syrian family turned away at PHL returns to United States
The Syrian family that was turned away from Philadelphia International Airport because of President Trump's immigration order has returned to the United States.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Pennsylvania Allentown Pennsylvania Immigration Philadelphia Republic Airlines Spain United States Immigration to the United States
Pennsylvania home found with record-high radon reading
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says a record-breaking amount of radon gas has been detected at a newly constructed home in eastern Pennsylvania. Radon is a naturally occurring gas caused by the breakdown of uranium in soil and rocks, and is known to cause ...
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Judge: Drunken man, not casino, to blame for fiancee attack
EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A man who drunkenly assaulted his fiancee last year and now can't find a job because of his conviction and prison sentence has no one to blame but himself, a judge said Wednesday in throwing out his lawsuit against a casino he accused of serving him too many free drinks.
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Judge tosses suit by man who claimed drinks at Pa. casino sparked beating of girlfriend
A judge on Wednesday tossed a civil suit by a man who claimed he severely beat his girlfriend in 2012 because a Pennsylvania casino served him 15 double whiskeys, The Morning Call reports.
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Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge is directing Pennsylvania prison officials to end an inmate's stay in solitary confinement after 36 years.
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Report: Wounded state trooper to sue alleged shooter

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