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Court orders board to probe teacher's complaint about dues
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania appeals court says the state Labor Relations Board erred when it refused to investigate a college professor's complaint involving the alleged use of teacher union dues to promote the candidacy of Gov. Tom Wolf. State law prohibits public employee unions from using union funds ...
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Melee after football game damages police car
STEELTON, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a police car was damaged during a melee involving scores of teenagers after a high school football game in central Pennsylvania.
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Woman dead after freight train hits car in Pennsylvania
HALIFAX, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was killed in a collision between a freight train and a car at a railroad crossing in central Pennsylvania.
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Man gets 28 to 60 years in shots fired at police officer
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man convicted of shooting at a central Pennsylvania police officer during a high-speed chase last year has been sentenced to 28 to 60 years in prison.
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The Latest: Freeh says conviction confirms earlier findings
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of former Penn State president Graham Spanier (all times local):
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Deliberations to resume in Penn State ex-president's trial
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in former Penn State president Graham Spanier's child endangerment case are preparing to resume their discussions after failing to reach a verdict over six hours.
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The Latest: Jury fails to reach verdict in Penn State case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the criminal trial of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier (all times local):
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Gettysburg man trashed Pa. Capitol after fight with his girlfriend, police say

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Local schools pleased - mostly - with Wolf's budget proposal

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Woman dies after getting arm stuck in donation box
NATALIE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania woman has died after getting her arm caught in a clothing donation drop-off box. Northumberland County Coroner James Kelley says 56-year-old Judith Permar died from a combination of trauma injuries she sustained in the accident and hypothermia. The coroner says the Mount Carmel woman used a step stool to reach...
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Coroner: Woman dies after getting stuck in clothing drop box
NATALIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has died after getting her arm caught in a clothing donation drop-off box.
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Sentinel newspaper names Brian Cox managing editor
LEWISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Brian Cox has been promoted to the position of managing editor at The Sentinel in Lewistown. Cox began working at the newspaper in 2008 as a sports reporter, and went on to serve as news editor, city editor and most recently as assistant managing editor. Publisher ...
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State trooper accused of indecent assault of child
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania state trooper is suspended without pay, charged with indecent assault of a child. The charges against 46-year-old Cpl. Patrick Finn stem from Luzerne County. A 9-year-old in December claimed Finn got into bed with her, touched her and told her he wanted to have ...
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100-plus college presidents, some in Pa., urge President-elect Trump to renounce violence, harassment
Several eastern and central Pennsylvania college leaders are among more than 100 campus presidents who signed a letter urging President-elect Donald J. Trump to renounce recent acts of violence and harassment, some committed in his name, Inside Higher Ed reports today.
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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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Authorities: Man, 100 pigs killed in tractor-trailer crash
LOYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a Maryland man and about 100 pigs have died after two tractor-trailers crashed in Pennsylvania.
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Man, 65, dog killed in central Pennsylvania house fire
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A 65-year-old man and his dog have died in a central Pennsylvania house fire. Authorities have yet to release the man's name, but have confirmed the death in the fire in Swatara Township, near Harrisburg, early Monday. Township police didn't immediately say what caused the fire, ...
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Police: 2 men shot outside stadium after dispute during game
YORK, Pa. (AP) - The shootings of two men in the parking lot outside a high school football game in central Pennsylvania followed a verbal dispute inside the stadium, police said.
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Review: Brutal plot of Jason Miller’s ‘Red Dog’ not for the faint of heart
The “Little Egypt” region of southern Illinois is among the state’s most diverse – with rich farmland near fallow soil, abandoned coal mines and beautiful parks, economically depressed rural areas near at least two well-respected universities. And in the hands of Jason Miller, Little Egypt also make...
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Mother charged with homicide after death of 2nd infant
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A mother charged five years ago in the suffocation death of one child is now facing a criminal homicide charge in the death of a second child in Pennsylvania.
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