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2 min ago | 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

2 min ago | 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

1 hr ago | Business Wire

Pennsylvania American Water to Expand CNG-Powered Fleet into Northeast PA

As a result of Act 13 funding recently awarded by Gov. Tom Corbett, the company will receive a $315,000 grant for CNG-fueled vehicles.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Norristown, PA, Royersford, PA, Punxsutawney, PA

1 hr ago | The Times-Picayune

Luling missionary served in Pennsylvania

Gelana Stovall of Luling recently returned home after serving 18 months as a volunteer missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Pittsburg, Penn.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Multi-vehicle crash slows traffic on Interstate 83

A multi-vehicle crash is causing a lane restriction on Interstate 83 northbound near the exit to Lewisberry Road, according to PennDOT.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

7 hrs ago | YourErie

Shots Fired into Fairview Home

April 21, 2014- Pennsylvania State Police in Girard are currently investigating reports of shots fired into a Fairview home.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania denies 75 percent of welfare applicants

The vast majority of applicants for welfare benefits in Pennsylvania are rejected every month, data from the state show, and some blame a 2012 change in state law for sharply increasing the rate at which people are rejected from the program.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, Healthcare Law, Law

WPMT-TV York

Monday is deadline to register to vote in primary

Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele reminds Pennsylvanians the deadline to register is April 21 if people want to vote in the May 20 primary.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government

WICU12 Erie

Easter March to Save Villa Chapel

For the tenth year in a row, CIVITAS Erie organized a Easter parade to push for preserving the Villa Chapel at 9th and Liberty Street.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

In this April 17, 2014 photo, workers continue the construction at a gas pipeline site in Harmony, Pa.

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Related Topix: Harmony, PA, Pennsylvania Government

The Citizens' Voice

Just Cabinets becomes area's latest furniture store to shut its doors

Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice Just Cabinets Furniture & More manager Bob Hufford arranges a sale sign on the table at the store in the Gateway Shopping Center in Edwardsville.

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Related Topix: Edwardsville, PA, Wilkes-Barre Township, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Scranton, PA

The Afro American Newspaper

Hip Hop Celebrities Hold - Great Debate' on Black Issues at Town Hall Meeting

Hip hop artists are usually expected to share thoughts on matters of the heart, relationships gone bad or strife in the neighborhood.

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Related Topix: African-American, M.C. Hammer, Rap

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Reduce overdose deaths

A growing number of states have taken action to promote two simple practices that everyday people can take to save the life of someone experiencing a drug overdose: Call 911 and administer an effective antidote.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Opinion

Evening Sun

Mackereth explains Healthy PA, alternative to Medicaid expansion

DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS - FILE Pennsylvania Department of Welfare Secretary Bev Mackereth met with the York Daily Record/Sunday News editorial board to discuss Gov. Tom Corbett's Healthy PA proposal.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Patch.com

Lawsuit Alleges Title IX Discrimination at Pa. Colleges

A discrimination lawsuit has been filed against nine of the universities in the Pennsylvania state system, alleging that the schools have repeatedly failed to provide equal opportunities for female athletes.

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Related Topix: Bloomsburg, PA, Indiana, PA, Cheyney, PA, Lock Haven, PA, Kutztown, PA

Daily Kos

The War on The War on Women - Good News from the Front

Each week the Daily Kos group, This Week in the War on Women , covers the most egregious attacks made on women by their elected officials, the right-wing media, Tea-Party and original-flavored Republicans, the religious right, and general misogynists of every race and both genders.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Abortion, Violent Crime

Chambersburg Public Opinion

G-A officials: District faces financial crisis

GREENCASTLE >> If the state's funding distribution method does not change, Greencastle-Antrim School District officials say they would have to take drastic measures to keep afloat financially.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Cumberland Valley Christian School's Austin Bock named PA Association ...

CHAMBERSBURG >> Cumberland Valley Christian School senior Austin Bock was awarded $500 through the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers' Foundation Scholarship Program, and was named a merit finalist.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Mercersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

jdsupra.com

Home Healthcare Advocates Honor Secretary of Aging Brian Duke,...

Buchanan's Kim Sokoloski and BAYADA's Government Affairs Director Anita Weinberg have a quick sidebar during the first-ever Champion Awards BAYADA Home Health Care presented their first-ever Champion awards, marking this year's BAYADA Day in Harrisburg.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law

KWWL-TV Waterloo

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Hillary Clinton, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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