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5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday:...
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Corbett, coal interests rally before EPA hearings

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Gov. Tom Corbett was expected to address a rally of coal industry and mining supporters opposing stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations being proposed to regulate pollution from coal-burning power plants....
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Man pleads no contest to burning girlfriend's son

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A 37-year-old western Pennsylvania man has pleaded no contest to helping burn his then-girlfriend's son with flammable nail polish....
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Owner of Penguins practice rink faces tax charges

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The owner of a practice rink used by the Pittsburgh Penguins has been indicted on federal charges that he dodged paying more than $1 million in payroll taxes by moving the money through a shell company....
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US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women....
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State police sued by US over fitness tests

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying it illegally discriminates against women....
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Mobile home burns as propane tanks explode, 1 hurt

NATRONA HEIGHTS, Pa. (AP) -- A woman was being treated for burns on 25 percent of her body when her mobile home was destroyed by fire after propane tanks exploded at the western Pennsylvania structure....
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Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory....
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Man drowns after canoe capsizes in NW Pa. creek

GIRARD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a canoe capsized on a northwestern Pennsylvania creek after it hit a fallen tree, killing one of the two occupants....
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Chevron puts plans for Pittsburgh facility on hold

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chevron is putting on hold its plans for a large regional headquarters in the Pittsburgh suburbs....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with five Pennsylvania congressmen that the NCAA penalties against Penn State as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal should be cancelled? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
74%
No:
26%
Total Votes: 6,819

Yesterday's Poll

Do you feel more or less safe in the city of Pittsburgh now than you did a year ago?

No Change:
67%
Less Safe:
22%
More Safe:
12%
Total Votes: 5,791