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Philly transit union says no strike 'for a while'

April 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Public transportation in Philadelphia was running as normal Monday morning and the union representing transit workers says that there won't be a strike even after a midnight... more »»

Philly transit talks stall, but no strike planned

April 7, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The union representing transit workers in Philadelphia says that there will not be a strike even after a midnight contract deadline. more »»

Veteran journalist and NABJ co-founder Stone dies

April 7, 2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Longtime journalist and educator Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, has died. He was 89. more »»

Philly transit talks stall, but no strike notice

April 6, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Transit officials in Philadelphia expect a routine commute Monday, although labor talks have hit a snag. more »»

Penn. teen dies in car crash in Arizona canal

April 6, 2014

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in Yuma say a Pennsylvania teenager is dead after the car he was riding in crashed into a canal. more »»

Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

April 6, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for... more »»

PA: Young hire hopes to renew century-old library

April 6, 2014

APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — The oldest library in Armstrong County now has the youngest director.

Molly Troy, 24, of Greensburg was recently hired to lead the century-old Apollo Memorial Library. more »»

Mohegan Tribe protects benefits with casino empire

April 6, 2014

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A gambling slump is eating into the profits of Mohegan Sun, but the 2,000 tribal members who draw benefits from the massive casino aren't feeling the pinch. more »»

Dems hope Corbett's woes a boost in US House races

April 6, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a congressional map tilted against them, Pennsylvania Democrats are hoping that GOP Gov. Tom Corbett's unpopularity may help them flip one or two House seats in their favor. more »»

Judge's daughter, 'Kids for Cash' teen join forces

April 6, 2014

PLYMOUTH, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Transue has seen his face "about 3,000 times," the face of the crooked judge who sent her to a youth camp at age 15 over a MySpace parod. more »»

Philly transit talks resume Sunday to avert strike

April 6, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Transit officials in Philadelphia hope that last-minute labor talks can avert a potential strike Monday. more »»

6-year-old boy in drowning case against mom dies

April 5, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub has died, four days after his younger brother drowned. more »»

Man in costume seeks to abduct children

April 5, 2014

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man dressed as a character from the Angry Birds video game tried to pick up four children in a Pennsylvania grocery store parking lot.

Police L. more »»

Allegheny employee fired after leak of 911 call

April 5, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 911 center employee has been fired for giving the media copies of a call made by a western Pennsylvania woman who's charged with drowning two of her young children. more »»

Static campaign for Pa. gov may be about to change

April 5, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Polls show the Democratic nomination race for Pennsylvania has been static for more than a month, but that's likely to change in the six weeks left until the May 20 primary. more »»

Man dies in snowmobile crash

April 5, 2014

WINDSOR, Pa. (AP) — Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a fatal central Pennsylvania snowmobile accident

The Harrisburg Patriot-News (http://bit. more »»

No deal yet on Philadelphia transit contract

April 5, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuters in the Philadelphia area can't breathe a sigh of relief yet as negotiations continue between the regional transit agency and a union representing thousands of bus an... more »»

Undertaker uses jokes, tweets to talk about death

April 5, 2014

PARKESBURG, Pa. (AP) — A sixth-generation Pennsylvania undertaker is using humor and social media to talk about death and how precious life is.

The Philadelphia Daily News (http://bit. more »»

Man finds antique baseball cards in ceiling

April 5, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The collection of old baseball cards fell from the rafters in a cloud of soot. more »»

 
 

 

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