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  1. Slain Pennsylvania trooper's funeral arrangements announced42 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 |

    Gov. Tom Wolf and Col. Tyree Blocker, the state police commissioner, paid tribute to 23-year-old Landon Weaver on Monday after meeting with employees at the Huntingdon state police station where Weaver worked.


  2. Pa. drug dealer gets 15 years for pair of heroin overdoses18 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 |

    A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced as part of a plea deal to 15 years in federal prison for selling fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in two overdose deaths. Higgs was the last of three men to be sentenced in the 2015 deaths of 38-year-old Stacey Shaw, of Altoona, and 43-year-old Ray Smith, of Munhall.


  3. More than 70 years after death, Pa. Marine's remains return home9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 |

    In 2012, when investigators unearthed a battlefield grave on the tiny Pacific island of Betio, they came upon a handful of artifacts. Years later, DNA evidence would confirm one of the three men buried there was Nicholas J. Cancilla, an Altoona native killed on the first day of a 1943 battle that would ultimately leave nearly 1,700 Americans and 4,700 Japanese dead.


  4. Legos help rebrand Plymouth Meeting Mall11 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 |

    Suzette Parmley is the retail reporter. She began her career at the Inquirer after internships at the Los Angeles Times and Boston Globe.


  5. Inquirer editorial: Trump's accusation of voter fraud in PA is offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 |

    In his desperation to keep this state in play for the general election, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has insulted Pennsylvania voters by calling them cheats. "We're going to watch Pennsylvania.


  6. Brennan: Pro-voter ID group cross line with federal judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 |

    Chris Brennan writes about people, power and politics . He was previously the political editor for the Daily News.


  7. Trump says he wins Pa. if race fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 |

    Donald Trump told a rally in Altoona, Pa., on Friday night that the only way Hillary Clinton could win the state was if "in certain sections of the state they cheat." He urged his voters "to go around and look and watch other polling places and make sure that it's 100 percent fine."


  8. Commentary: Mayor, Council pushing unconstitutional soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 |

    Mayor Kenney and City Council are in the process of violating the Pennsylvania Constitution by enacting a tax on each ounce of sugar-sweetened beverages and - after the latest legislative shenanigans - certain diet beverages. It is beyond dispute that only the state legislature can determine where and on what items a tax can be imposed.


  9. 'Orange is the New Black' to DJ at Philly clubRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 |

    Molly Eichel is an assistant features editor. She writes about film and television, and edits the Weekend section.


  10. 3 Franciscan friars ordered to stand trial in sex abuse case25 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 |

    Three Franciscan friars must stand trial on charges linked to their role in supervising a religious brother accused of molesting more than 100 children, nearly all of them at one Pennsylvania high school, a judge ruled Wednesday. The Revs. Giles Schinelli, Robert D'Aversa and Anthony Criscitelli are charged with child endangerment and conspiracy.


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