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Cops: Pennsylvania man stole 300K pennies from employer
The man is accused of taking a steel drum filled with $3,000 worth of pennies from Pyne Freight Lines       
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Police: Pennsylvania man stole 300,000 pennies from employer
TAYLOR, Pa. (AP) - Talk about penny pinching: A Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing about 300,000 pennies from his employer.
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Central Pa. school reconsiders warning to stand for national anthem
MANHEIM, Pa. — Officials at a central Pennsylvania high school are revising an announcement that tells people to stand for the national anthem and warns they will be kicked out if they don’t show proper respect.
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A third swastika found in Delco

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Philly420: Medical marijuana could be thriving business in Philly

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Authorities investigate car-jacking at Pittsburgh International Airport
Authorities are investigating a reported car-jacking at the Pittsburgh International Airport early this morning.
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State probing after bears kill 2 goats in separate attacks
SHERMANS DALE, Pa. (AP) - State officials are warning pet owners and parents in central Pennsylvania to watch for bears after two goats were killed in separate attacks over a two-day period. WHTM-TV reported (http://bit.ly/2cKuE0m ) Friday the state Game Commission is investigating the attacks, which happened about 15 miles ...
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Emergency water main repairs close SB Becks Run Road in Carrick area
Emergency repairs to a water main in Carrick will shut down alternating lanes of Becks Run Road through Saturday morning.
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Why Pennsylvania is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
Where Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes could go.
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Suspect charged with murder in motel shootout arrested
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors say a suspect charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two men in a New Jersey motel room last year has been arrested in Maryland. Prosecutors said Tuesday that 22-year-old Tywan Dixon was arrested at an apartment complex in Glen Burnie, Maryland last ...
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Man sentenced after admitting to attempted rape of child
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors in southwest Ohio say a man has been sentenced to serve a decade in prison after admitting he tried to rape a young child. Warren County prosecutors announced on Thursday that 29-year-old Jonathan Schneider had been sentenced this week after pleading guilty to felony counts ...
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For immigrants in U.S., a soccer world cup of their own
During Bawitha Tling's tumultuous journey fleeing war and forced labor under Myanmar's dictatorship — first to a Malaysian refugee camp, and eventually to Philadelphia — one of the few constants in ...
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For immigrants in US, a soccer world cup of their own
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - During Bawitha Tling's tumultuous journey fleeing war and forced labor under Myanmar's dictatorship - first to a Malaysian refugee camp, and eventually to Philadelphia - one of the few constants in his life was soccer. "We played every day in our country at school ... in recess ...
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Montour board votes to close Ingram Community Resource Center
The Ingram Community Resource Center has been closed by the Montour School District because of a lack of participation by users.
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Program offers those with disabilities an education through college
For Mary Jane Conroy and Maria Rajakovich, being included has meant everything. 
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Trump, Clinton deadlocked in Ohio, Florida: polls
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are deadlocked the key battleground states of Ohio and Florida, a pair of polls released Thursday showed.
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5-year-old boy missed first day of school after being left on bus

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Pennsylvania IDs its first case of sexually transmitted Zika
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Health officials say they've identified the first person in Pennsylvania to get infected with the Zika virus through sex. Health Secretary Karen Murphy said Thursday a state resident contracted the disease while traveling in an area where the virus is being transmitted. That person infected his ...
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Money trumps morals when Pa. invests your tax dollars
Pennsylvania's giant state pension fund is resisting calls to divest in a controversial pipeline project, even after guards sicced attack dogs on Native American protesters. Does money always have to trump morals when it comes to investing taxpayer dollars?
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Richard R. Beeman, 74, Penn history professor, Constitution Center trustee
Richard R. Beeman, a University of Pennsylvania historian and a trustee of the National Constitution Center who revered America's founding document and spent decades teaching its creation and complexities, died Monday. He was 74.
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School reconsiders warning to stand for national anthem
MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) - Officials at a central Pennsylvania high school are revising an announcement that tells people to stand for the national anthem and warns they will be kicked out if they don't show proper respect. The LNP media group reported (http://bit.ly/2cazWNC ) Thursday that Manheim Township school administrators ...
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Customers band together to buy wheelchair for beloved worker
YORK, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania store greeter with cerebral palsy has learned how much he means to his customers, who banded together to help fund a new wheelchair for him.
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Kentucky Downs finds success with full fields, racing machines
Horses go where the money is. The Kentucky Downs condition book is full of cash for horsemen. It includes purses of $130,000 for maiden special weights and $140,000 for first level allowance horses. That is insane.
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The Latest: Teachers union defends use of dues
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on a Pennsylvania court ruling in a case involving the use of teacher union dues to promote the candidacy of Gov. Tom Wolf. (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A Pennsylvania teachers union says members' dues aren't being "contributed to political candidates or spent on ...
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Michigan makes star-studded pitch to 5-star big man
With a couple notable A-listers on Michigan's campus for last Saturday's football game against Hawaii, the men's basketball team took the opportunity to woo a big-time recruit.        
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AHN doctors to join UPMC staff in evaluating concussions at Steelers home games
Doctors from Allegheny Health Network will join rival UPMC at all Steelers home games this season to assure compliance with a new concussion program jointly developed by the National Football League and the league’s players’ association.
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Brother of wrestler Kurt Angle sentenced to prison for killing wife
A Dormont man was sentenced today to 2 ½ to 10 years in prison for killing his wife last year.
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Pa. boy, 5, misses 1st day of school after being left on bus
A 5-year-old Berks County boy missed his first day of kindergarten this week after he was left on a school bus for about four hours.
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Alfonso Cuaron, Participant Media Team on New Film Set in Mexico
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and Participant Media are partnering on a new untitled project, to be directed and written by Cuarón. Production is slated to begin in Mexico this fall. The film chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s. The project will be produced... Read more »
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CCAC exploring ways to serve displaced ITT students
Students displaced by Tuesday’s abrupt closure of ITT Technical Institute, including its Pittsburgh area campuses, are being invited to explore the feasibility of finishing their education at Community College of Allegheny County.
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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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Judge acquits man in fatal shooting of dead girlfriend's mother
A federal convict who was on trial for killing his dead girlfriend’s mother in her West Mifflin home was acquitted today on homicide, conspiracy and burglary charges.
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Four suspects in custody after shooting; Perry Traditional Academy on lockdown
Pittsburgh Perry High School was placed on lockdown this morning after a student was seriously wounded in a nearby shooting.
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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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Hazmat team responds to leak at East Huntingdon site
The Westmoreland County Hazardous Materials Response Team is reporting hazmat units are responding to a leak of an unspecified liquid from a tank at the DNP Imagingcomm America Corp. in East Huntingdon.
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Contractor faces hefty fine for Liberty Bridge fire
The contractor for the Liberty Bridge reconstruction could face fines of $213,000 day as a result of the fire that has closed the bridge.
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Woman killed, man critical after N. Philly shooting
A double shooting in North Philadelphia just after midnight left a woman dead and a man in critical condition, Philadelphia police said.
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College professor ends hunger strike over his tenure denial
EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A college professor says he has ended a hunger strike he began last week over the denial of his application for tenure.
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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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Car slams into culvert, goes airborne, flips; woman killed
HENRY CLAY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) - A car crash in a small Pennsylvania township has killed a woman.
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Pennsylvania state library houses 20,000 items in three rare collection vaults
HARRISBURG - Most books in the State Library of Pennsylvania sit available on the shelves when they have not been borrowed by a reader.
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Two motorcyclists killed in crash involving a deer

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Folcroft officer shot in face to return to duty
A Delaware County police officer is set to return to duty this week, just more than two months after he was shot while responding to a report of drug activity.
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Man beaten to death with shotgun, shoved in car trunk
BETHELHEM, Pa. (AP) - An eastern Pennsylvania man police allege was high on a synthetic drug is accused of bludgeoning another man to death with a shotgun before an accomplice helped him hide the body in the trunk of a car.
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Castor out in Attorney General's Office
HARRISBURG - After serving as the state's top law enforcement official for a mere two weeks, Bruce L. Castor Jr. will leave the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office at the end of the week, state officials said Tuesday.
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Kenney staffers heading to Europe on a trade mission
Members of Mayor Kenney's administration will travel to Europe this month on a trade mission stopping in Germany, Portugal, and France.
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Motorcyclist killed in Delco crash
A man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding struck a pole Tuesday night in Delaware County, police said.
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At Carlisle Indian school cemetery, a battle over a lost Alaskan child
CARLISLE, Pa. - Mary Kininnook died three days after her 14th birthday, weak and struggling to breathe, in a hospital bed at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
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State university faculty union voting on whether to strike
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities are voting on whether to authorize a strike. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties announced the vote last month. The faculty vote began Wednesday and is scheduled to end on Friday. Coaches belonging to the union are ...
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