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  1. Otters' Dermott eyeing 2015 NHL draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Erie Times News

    He's not eligible for the draft, which will be held today and Saturday at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

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  2. Panthers have plenty of options with No. 1 pick in NHL draftRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Erie Times News

    The league sent its top draft prospects to all the tourist areas for photos and interviews, from the Rocky statue, to the baseball stadium, and, yes, the obligatory cheesesteak stand.

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  3. In Brief: Erie police find bullet casing responding to reports of gunfireRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Erie Times News

    A civil engineering group is giving Pennsylvania poor marks for its infrastructure, saying the state has made little improvement to its roads and bridges over the past four years.

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  4. Fare increases coming for Erie busesRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority officials said bus fares could be going up this fall after years of EMTA buses being cheaper to ride than those in many places throughout Pennsylvania.

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  5. Dietz & Watson plans Philly center after fireRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Food products manufacturer Dietz & Watson will expand its Philadelphia operation and add 158 jobs following a massive fire in 2013 that devastated a company warehouse in southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania officials said Tuesday.

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  6. Pastor defrocked over gay wedding is reinstatedRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Erie Times News

    A pastor who broke church law by presiding over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and then became an outspoken activist for gay rights can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.

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  7. Biz Buzz: Unemployment down across state in MayRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Pennsylvania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined by one-tenth of a percentage point in May to 5.6 percent, the lowest rate since September 2008.

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  8. In Brief: Philadelphia police chief won't stop marijuana arrestsRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said his officers won't stop arresting people for possession of small amounts of marijuana, even if Mayor Michael Nutter signs a bill allowing it.

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  9. Corbett nets 9 insurers for Medicaid alternativeRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Gov. Tom Corbett's administration said Friday that insurers are showing strong interest in the Republican's plan to extend private health insurance to hundreds of thousands of working poor and pay for it with federal Medicaid expansion dollars.

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  10. In Brief: DA takes up investigation dropped by attorney generalRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said Wednesday he will revive a racially charged probe into whether several state lawmakers accepted cash and gifts in exchange for political favors.

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  11. In Brief: Youth suicide, genocide may see school discussionRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Pennsylvania schools could soon be encouraged to teach about youth suicide prevention and the history of genocide, under two separate measures headed to Gov. Tom Corbett's desk.

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  12. Governor asks Obama to help end Philadelphia rail strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Gov. Tom Corbett asked President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene in a commuter rail strike in the nation's sixth-largest metropolitan area and force union workers to return to their jobs.

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  13. Odd Briefs: Detour lets toads cross road without croakingRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Why do toadlets cross the road? To get to the woods on the other side -- where they will grow up to be full-sized American toads.

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  14. Washington's flag awaits museum's 2016 openingRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Even as Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the nation's official flag in 1777, another American banner was making history on Revolutionary War battlefields.

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  15. Today in History for June 14Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Erie Times News

    On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, adopted a resolution specifying that "the Flag of the thirteen United States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field, representing a new constellation."

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  16. Philly looks to attract tech buzz, entrepreneursRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Erie Times News

    The City of Brotherly Love has become home to a growing and tightly knit community of entrepreneurs at the same time media giant Comcast plans to build a second skyscraper downtown with the potential to house thousands of corporate tech jobs.

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  17. Pennsylvania official eyes gay marriage appealRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Erie Times News

    A county official from eastern Pennsylvania is asking a federal judge to allow her to appeal his decision to overturn Pennsylvania's law barring the recognition of same-sex marriage.

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  18. Juvenile lifers in Pa. lose appeal to high courtRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Erie Times News

    The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear an appeal over whether juveniles imprisoned for life before a 2012 law change can seek new sentences.

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  19. Rebirth of piano brings joy to Philadelphia nursing homeRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Someone hauled the beat-up piano into a big trash bin parked at a nursing home in Germantown, then took off.

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  20. Rendell urges Marcellus gas tax to pay for early educationRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell today urged state elected officials to approve an extraction tax on the Marcellus Shale industry that would support education, starting with prekindergarten learning.

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