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Devices that aid healthy lifestyles tracked

September 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On the first Wednesday of each month at the Pittsburgh Quantified Self meetup group, about half the attendees are curious newcomers. more »»

In Pennsylvania, 'snow day' an endangered species

September 24, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania has redefined the concept of the snow day, announcing that schools can offer "cyber days" when kids can't make it into the classrooms. more »»

Police: Woman claimed to be dead sister during DUI

September 24, 2014

TYRONE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges that she was driving drunk — and then used her dead sister's identity after she was stopped by police. more »»

15 track workers deaths prompt NTSB study

September 24, 2014

An investigation into last year's spike in the number of deaths among track workers has concluded that some federal workplace safety standards should be extended to railroad. more »»

Man gets 15 to 30 years in park shooting death

September 24, 2014

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years in a shooting death in a central Pennsylvania park following a fight at a basketball court two years ago. more »»

AG: Prison clerk shares blame for rape by inmate

September 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The state attorney general's office says a state prison clerk suing over her rape by an inmate at a central Pennsylvania prison may have "contributed" to the attack. more »»

5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

September 24, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:


GE to give Penn State $10M for gas drilling center

September 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penn State University said Wednesday that General Electric Co. will give the school up to $10 million to create a new center for natural gas industry research. more »»

Man gets 3 to 6 years in beating death outside bar

September 24, 2014

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to three to six years in a beating death of a man outside a bar on St. Patrick's Day last year. more »»

Man acquitted in slaying of longtime acquaintance

September 24, 2014

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania jury has acquitted a man of charges in the shooting death of a longtime acquaintance last year.

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Residents chafe over search for ambush suspect

September 24, 2014

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania state troopers are defending themselves against complaints they've unfairly denied residents access to their homes during the manhunt for a suspected killer. more »»

Pa. leads spending on TV ads for state offices

September 24, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A new national survey shows Pennsylvania leads the nation in spending on TV ads by candidates for statehouse offices and their allies. more »»

Paper: Pa. natural gas leaks among worst in nation

September 24, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A newspaper reports Pennsylvania has more than 10,000 miles of dangerously leaky, decades-old natural gas distribution pipes and it could cost $11 billion to replace them all. more »»

Senate OKs Philly schools cigarette tax measure

September 23, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — After months of legislative squabbling, Pennsylvania lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday designed to provide crucial revenue for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District. more »»



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