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SEPTA to launch express bus service after Labor Day

August 25, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's main transit agency will offer an express bus service at select Regional Rail stops beginning after Labor Da. more »»

Nonbelievers sue over Pennsylvania House's opening prayers

August 25, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A group of people who don't believe in God are challenging the way prayers are handled before sessions of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. more »»

Philadelphia train station's departures board to make exit

August 25, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The ticking departures board at Philadelphia's main train station could make its own exit soo. more »»

Construction begins on $500M natural gas-fueled power plant

August 25, 2016

SMITHTON, Pa. (AP) — A Nebraska-based energy company has begun building a $500 million natural gas-fueled power plant in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Heroin paraphernalia supplier gets sentence of time served

August 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A more than 20-year battle between law enforcement and a Pittsburgh-area man who's repeatedly been convicted of selling drug-related paraphernalia has nearly ended. more »»

Heroin paraphernalia supplier to be sentenced, then deported

August 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A more than 20-year battle between law enforcement and a Pittsburgh-area man who's repeatedly been convicted of selling drug-related paraphernalia has nearly ended. more »»

Philadelphia police hunt for bike-riding groper

August 25, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia are searching for a man who's been groping women while riding his bik. more »»

US, Turkey at an impasse over extraditing Muslim cleric

August 25, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey says the United States is legally bound by a treaty to immediately hand over Fethullah Gulen, the U.S. more »»

9,000 PNC Bank ATMs to receive security upgrades

August 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — PNC Bank says it's upgrading 9,000 ATMs to improve transaction security.

The bank says the ATMs will be able to read chip cards. more »»

Under deal, hospital to get training, diagnosis opinions

August 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials say a Minnesota-based group of health care providers will give support — including medical opinions and training — to a hospital in Pittsburgh under a newly announced... more »»

Woman stabbed, bit husband for drinking her beer, police say

August 25, 2016

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman stabbed her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slep. more »»

Pittsburgh chief: 'No confidence' vote 'background noise'

August 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay says he's not getting the message the city's police union is trying to send with a threatened "no confidence" vote. more »»

Jury enters third day in trial of woman in toddler's death

August 25, 2016

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jury deliberations continued for a third day Thursday for a woman charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania ravine last year. more »»

Original judge in Penn State administrators' case dead at 61

August 25, 2016

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The judge who originally handled the criminal case against three Penn State administrators charged with covering up child-sex complaints about Jerry Sandusky has died. more »»

Philadelphia police sorting out 2 shootings on 1 block

August 25, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are sorting out the details following two shootings on the same block of the city's embattled Germantown neighborhood.

WPVI-TV (http://6ab. more »»

Cops: Pennsylvania woman stabbed hubby for drinking her beer

August 25, 2016

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a Pennsylvania woman with stabbing her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slept. more »»

Police seek convenience store robber who shot employee

August 25, 2016

BELLE VERNON, Pa. (AP) — Police have been searching for a convenience store robber who shot an employee during the southwestern Pennsylvania heis. more »»

 
 

Open House at Boogersburg Schoolhouse August 28, 2016

Go “back to school” 19th century style at Boogersburg One Room School, built in 1877 by Moses Thompson, and open until 1952. From a wooden desk, learn using soapstone, slate, and chalkboards. Teachers will instruct you in spelling, mental math, and interactive activities, followed by recess games. more »

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Pennsylvania News Poll

  1. Yes, it’s totally unfair to smokers.
  2. No, it’s good motivation to stop smoking.
  3. How about raising taxes on alcohol sales?
  4. The state needs to do a better job controlling spending.
  5. I don’t smoke; I don’t care.
 
 
 
 

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Dog Days Live Music Fun!

August 19, 2016 A number of outdoor live music events highlight this summer dog days weekend in late August…Flight 19 performs at downtown Altoona’s Heritage Plaza on Friday evening…The annual St. more »

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