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12 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Chinese-made U.S. military coins should be outlawed, Stilp says

Citizen activist and state House candidate Gene Stilp wants Congress to pass a law requiring the military to only buy commemorative coins made in America like this one that was made for the March 1 commissioning of the USS Somerset.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Senate, US Politics, US News

16 hrs ago | Philadelphia Weekly

Why is SeaWorld giving political money to Pennsylvania lawmakers?

It was billed as "the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits" - and it woke a lot of people up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

22 hrs ago | Washington Times

American reportedly killed while fighting for Islamic State terrorists

Sources in the Free Syrian Army told NBC that they found the body of Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, after a battle.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Two Luzerne County fire companies to receive grants

The Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $113,536 in grants to the Mount Zion Bicentennial Volunteer Fire Company and $226,800 in grants to the Kunkle Fire Company Inc. "Pennsylvania's firefighters endure risk and sacrifice every day to keep their community safe," said U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa.

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Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, FEMA, US News, US Politics, US Senate

Thu Aug 21, 2014

PennLive.com

In the Philly 'burbs, a battle for control of the state Senate: John L. Micek

The increasingly nasty steel cage match between Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf might be dominating this summer's political headlines, but when politics nerds start talking about the races that really matter, their eyes move down the ballot and east to the Philadelphia suburbs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania, Chris Christie

Advocate

Past '40 Under 40' Honorees Are Still Changing The World

Since 2009 The Advocate has been profiling some of the best and brightest members of the LGBT community.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Pennsylvania, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

YourErie

Senator Casey Visits Erie

Residents from NWPA Offer Personal Testimony and Describe Sandwich Generation Challenges that Are Increasing for Middle Class Families Throughout State, Nation Regional Expert Details the Difficulties of Caring for Aging Parents, Making a Decent Wage and Squeezing Every Penny to Ensure a Secure Retirement August 20, 2014 Erie, PA- Today, U.S.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Erie, PA

PennLive.com

Rendell: 'If appropriate,' arrest Ferguson officer as soon as possible: Wednesday Morning Coffee

People protest as tear gas canisters detonate around them on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Senate, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

YourErie

Casey, Bipartisan Group of Senators Push to Keep Post Offices Open

U.S. Senator Bob Casey along with a bipartisan group of 48 other senators, called on Senate Appropriators to prevent the United States Postal Service from consolidating up to 82 mail processing facilities nation-wide, which would eliminate up to 15,000 more jobs in 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, The Postal Service, Indie, Transportation, United States Postal Service, Postal, Pennsylvania

WPMT-TV York

Sen. Bob Casey to unveil plan to help elderly find caregivers in Pennsylvania

Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey will be unveiling a plan to help the elderly in Central Pennsylvania and their families who help them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Lancaster, PA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Pocono Record

Delaware Water Gap Fire Co. receives $123,500 in federal grants

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $123,500 in grants to the Delaware Water Gap Fire Department for operations and safety.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Delaware Water Gap, PA, Robert Casey, Democrat, FEMA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Insult upon injury: Too many black-lung claims are caught in a backlog

Since 1973, coal miners who contract pneumoconiosis - black lung disease - have been eligible for monthly payments and medical benefits through the Federal Black Lung Benefits Program.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Senate, US Politics, US News, Opinion

National Journal

The Democratic Comeback Kid In Pennsylvania

Katie McGinty, an environmental adviser to both Bill Clinton and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell with large political ambitions, saw her political dreams dashed when she finished last in the Democratic governor's primary this spring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Ed Rendell, US Governors, Tom Corbett, York, PA

Philly.com

At breakfast, DNC team hears party bigwigs make Philly's case

That was the message Thursday from the region's political and business leaders as the Democratic National Committee's Technical Advisory Group wrapped up its two-day tour of Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Philadelphia, PA, US News, Ed Rendell, US Politics, US Senate, US Governors, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBS Local

Senator Casey Pushes Legislation To Lower Student-Loan Interest Rates

Financial experts have warned that student debt is hurting economic growth, but a measure to relieve the burden failed in the U.S. Senate in June.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Senator Casey: Keep Tatamy Post Office open, maintain current hours

U.S. Senator Bob Casey on Wednesday wrote a letter to U.S. Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe, urging him to not reduce the hours of the Tatamy Post Office.

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Related Topix: Tatamy, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat

Post-gazette.com

Local senator asks for funding to decrease backlog of coal miners' benefits

David Wilson, a retired coal miner from Greensboro, ran his finger along a highlighted sentence on a biopsy report of his lungs.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Allegheny County, PA, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

First responders learn how to handle derailments

A FREIGHT TRAIN DERAILED LEAVING CARS WITH HAZARDOUS MATERIAL DANGLING OVER A RIVER, THIS IS BACK IN JUNE.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

News Max

In Iowa, Rick Santorum Testing a Different Message for 2016

In Iowa, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum sent another signal that he plans to run for president, but that he intends to do so by running on a different message that can reach a wider audience.

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Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, 2012 Presidential Election, Ames, IA, Pop/Rock

PennLive.com

Here's an issue where Obama, Toomey and Casey agree: As I See It

Before Congress left for their August recess, all of the talk in Washington was about a growing number of American companies who, by buying or merging with foreign companies, are seeking a lower tax burden.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Opinion

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