TV report: William Guanere dies at 90
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- William "Wild Bill" Guarnere (gahr-NAYR), one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90....
Gettysburg wax museum selling historical figures
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his "Gettysburg Address."...
Jonathan Demme selling vast art collection in Pa.
A riot of color greeted Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme the first time he walked into Haitian Corner, an art gallery around the corner from his Manhattan apartment. Instantly transfixed, he left with a $250 painting by Haitian master Wilson Bigaud. The seed was planted....
Ex-Pa. Speaker Perzel plans future after prison
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel is looking forward to his future now that he's out of prison - but it won't be in Harrisburg....
Police say man killed when car hits utility pole
MARKLEYSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man was killed when his car struck a utility pole....
Comcast challenging Disney's hold on tourism trade
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Comcast Corp. is stepping outside its core business of telecommunications and investing hundreds of millions of dollars in California and Florida theme parks in an effort to boost revenue and profits....
UMass latest to deal with rowdy St. Pat's parties
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) -- The chaos at the University of Massachusetts over the weekend during a pre-St. Patrick's Day celebration brought new attention to an old problem affecting colleges across the country: How to deal with alcohol-fueled revelers during the March festivities....
Pa. candidates face Tuesday deadline for petitions
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A day of reckoning is fast approaching for the candidates for Pennsylvania governor....
Woman's finger almost bitten off in parking brawl
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) -- Police say a dispute over a parking spot at a southern New Jersey mall ended when a woman bit and almost severed the finger of another driver....
Pope Francis is "immensely popular" among American Catholics, one year after his election. According to a Pew Research Center Poll, among Catholics, 68 percent thought he represented "a major change for the better." The poll also found that the pope's popularity did not translate into greater lay participation in the church.
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