Evidence of invasive grass carp signals threat to Lake Erie
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Researchers have fresh evidence that invasive grass carp are swimming and spawning near the mouth of a river that flows into Lake Erie....
Judge rejects probation for anti-drug activist in gun case
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A judge has rejected probation for a Pennsylvania man arrested last year outside New York with a vehicle full of weapons while heading to the city to rescue a teenage girl from a drug den....
Man seriously injured in I-78 crash dies, passenger critical
SALISBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say one of two people seriously injured when their car crashed into a tractor trailer on Interstate 78 has died....
Russians targeted Pennsylvania election system, state told
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Federal authorities told officials in Pennsylvania that Russian hackers unsuccessfully tried to access election systems in the state before last year's presidential election....
Analysts: Pennsylvania would lose billions under health bill
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania would be one of the states hit the hardest under U.S. Senate legislation designed to repeal much of former President Barack Obama's 2010 health care law and redistribute federal health care subsidies among states, independent analysts said....
90-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A 90-year-old man has died in a motorcycle crash....
Federal prosecutors allege guardsman threatened VP Pence
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors have taken over the case of a National Guardsman who allegedly threatened Vice President Mike Pence before his visit to Pennsylvania for the annual observance of the Flight 93 crash on Sept. 11....
Cops: 8-year-old girl helps drive drunken Pennsylvania man
DARLINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a drunken Pennsylvania man had an 8-year-old girl drive him around until someone saw the car moving recklessly and called 911....
Coroner charged with soliciting sex from boy online
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a Pennsylvania deputy coroner has been charged with soliciting sex from an undercover officer who posed as a 14-year-old boy on the internet....
First airline flights land in Puerto Rico since Maria hit
The first airline flights to hurricane-battered Puerto Rico arrived Friday, but difficult conditions at the island's main airport caused airlines to scale back plans for more flights over the weekend....
A recent RAND Corporation study found moving high school students start time to 8:30 a.m. could add billions to the U.S. economy over the next decade. The increases would result from improved high-school graduation rates leading to better jobs and fewer costs associated with sleep-related car crashes, obesity, and mental illness. Arguments against delaying start times is increased costs from rescheduling bus routes and school activities, as well the inability of working parents to usher their adolescent children off to school resulting in possible increased absenteeism.
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