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End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying the move corrects a legal overreach by the Obama administration that is best left for states to decide. Transgender rights advocates, meanwhile, are vowing to overcome a major setback....
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AP Analysis: Why Venezuelans have lost hope life will change

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela is so short on food that tens of thousands are going hungry or even starving. Its murder rate is among the highest in the world. Its economy is so crippled that the average shopper spends 35 hours a month waiting in line - three times more than in 2014....
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UN-sponsored Syria talks resume in Geneva after 10 months

GENEVA (AP) -- Syrian peace talks under the auspices of the United Nations resumed in Geneva on Thursday, 10 months after falling apart over escalating bloodshed in the war-torn country....
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UN hosts 'Geneva IV' talks: Sequel or new script for Syria?

GENEVA (AP) -- Yet another sequel to chronically-fruitless Syria peace talks, or an entirely new script?...
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Philadelphia doctor admits selling prescriptions to addicts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A doctor has admitted his role in peddling prescriptions from a now-defunct clinic in Philadelphia that specialized in helping drug addicts....
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Penn State graduate assistants petition for union

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) -- Penn State graduate student assistants are seeking union representation....
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Police: Man exposed himself to Amish school children

LEOLA, Pa. (AP) -- Police in Lancaster County are investigating a series of indecent exposure incidents....
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Philly man critical after being shot in face, dragged to lot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police say a man is in critical condition after being shot in the face and then dragged more than 80 feet to a vacant lot....
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Landfill where worker died in landslide partially reopens

KERSEY, Pa. (AP) -- County commissioners say they've been told that a Pennsylvania landfill where a worker was buried in a landslide of dirt and garbage has partially reopened....
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Philly mayor says $5.7M soda tax haul doubles projections

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says the city's soda tax raised $5.7 million in January, more than double what city officials projected....
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White man set for hate crime plea in black man's beating

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A white man serving a three- to six-year state prison sentence for beating a black man at a Pittsburgh commuter rail station during a drunken argument following a Kenny Chesney concert was scheduled to plead guilty to a federal hate crime charge....
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With repeal in air, Wolf gives robust defense of health law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf kept up pressure Wednesday to keep the 2010 federal health care law covering 1 million-plus Pennsylvanians, using his office to mount a vigorous public defense of it as efforts unfold in Congress to repeal it....
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Driver hospitalized after plowing into house

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- A motorist has been hospitalized after crashing into the front window of a Delaware County home....
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State System approves line of credit for Cheyney University

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Leaders of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education have approved a new line of credit for Cheyney University....
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Do you agree with the court's decision to have removed the Ten Commandments monument from outside a local high school gymnasium? <More Info>

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Yesterday's Poll

Do you agree with State Senator Eichelberger comments about students who graduate from urban public school systems?

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99%
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1%
Total Votes: 15,870

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