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Vendors penalized $9M for gifts to state liquor officials

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Four suppliers of alcohol to Pennsylvania's state-owned system of liquor stores have agreed to pay about $9 million in penalties for providing gifts to liquor agency officials, federal prosecutors said Thursday....
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Medical marijuana job fair in Pennsylvania draws hundreds

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- A job fair for one of Pennsylvania's first medical marijuana processing plants has drawn hundreds of potential applicants....
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Methadone clinic operator gets prison for health care fraud

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A defense attorney and a courtroom full of supporters depicted a woman who ran a methadone clinic for 20 years as a cross between a den mother and an angel of mercy to southwestern Pennsylvania's growing population of opioid addicts, but a federal prosecutor countered that she was a "greedy" businesswoman who defrauded Medicaid to feed a gambling habit....
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Ravens OL Urschel retires after 3 seasons

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has retired from the NFL after just three seasons....
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Mayor accused of selling favors says he's not guilty

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal corruption charges that officials likened to putting a for-sale sign on his office while promising political favors to deep-pocketed donors....
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Highlights of Pennsylvania Senate's $2.2B revenue package

The Pennsylvania Senate passed a revenue package Thursday to patch a $2.2 billion hole in the state's $32 billion budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. It could face opposition in the House of Representatives before it reaches the desk of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, who supported it. Here are details:...
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Police search for man who twice burglarized mosque

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia police are looking for a man who burglarized a mosque twice this month before fleeing both times on a bike....
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Steelers, Alejandro Villanueva agree to 4-year contract

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers and left tackle Alejandro Villanueva have agreed to a four-year contract that will keep the former Army Ranger protecting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's blindside for the rest of the decade....
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Diesel locomotives replace electric units at New Mexico mine

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) -- A coal mine in northwestern New Mexico is going diesel as it replaces electric locomotives that pull trains of coal to supply a power plant near Farmington....
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Methadone clinic operator gets prison term in pill mill case

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A defense attorney and a courtroom full of supporters depicted a woman who ran a methadone clinic for 20 years as a cross between a den mother and an angel of mercy to southwestern Pennsylvania's growing population of opioid addicts, but a federal prosecutor countered that she was a "greedy" businesswoman who defrauded Medicaid to feed a gambling habit....
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PA Lottery

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- These Pennsylvania lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Treasure Hunt' game

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery's "Treasure Hunt" game were:...
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Pennsylvania Senate approves higher taxes to balance budget

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania Senate on Thursday approved a plan to eliminate a $2.2 billion budget deficit that includes heavy borrowing and hundreds of millions of dollars in tax increases, including on Marcellus Shale gas drilling, consumers' utility bills and online purchases....
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GE to cut 575 jobs at Pennsylvania plant, move work to Texas

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- GE Transportation plans to end most locomotive production at its century-old plant in northwestern Pennsylvania, eliminating about 575 jobs....
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Caregiver sentenced for stealing $50,000 from patient

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A former Pennsylvania police officer and paramedic who later worked as an in-home health care aide has been sentenced to jail time for stealing nearly $50,000 from an elderly patient....
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Bag it, tag it: How fans get Phish 'Baker's Dozen' doughnuts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Phish's 13-show "Baker's Dozen" residency at New York's Madison Square Garden is all about the doughnuts....
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 2 Day' game

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery's "Pick 2 Day" game were:...
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 5 Day' game

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery's "Pick 5 Day" game were:...
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were:...
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:...
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Opinion Poll

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Do you agree with the President that allowing openly transgender people to serve in the military is disruptive and burdens them with greater medical costs? <More Info>

Yes
No
Yes
55%
No
45%
Total Votes: 15,330

Yesterday's Poll

Should the courts be allowed to determine medical care against family wishes when patient's "best interest" is at stake?

No
79%
Yes
21%
Total Votes: 30,614