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Pennsylvania House OKs new cash package to backfill deficit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives advanced its latest deficit-financing proposal Tuesday night that revolved around elements the House previously had rejected in a protracted budget standoff with the Senate and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf....
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Pennsylvania healthsystems get $1M grants to fight addiction

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is using $4 million in federal aid to help start up four regional medication-assisted programs to treat people struggling with drug addiction....
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Medical marijuana grower gets green light in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A licensed grower and processor of medical marijuana in northwestern Pennsylvania became the first with the state's approval to begin planting seeds Tuesday....
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Pittsburgh diocese settles suit over birth control mandate

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh and Erie Roman Catholic dioceses have settled lawsuits seeking to overturn an Affordable Care Act mandate that would have forced them to provide contraceptive and abortion-inducing drugs or services as part of their employee health care plans....
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Jury deliberates in trial of Liberian accused of war crimes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The trial of an accused Liberian war criminal charged with lying about his past to enter the U.S. neared its end Tuesday as jurors began deliberations and a defense attorney said prosecutors had been "hoodwinked" by witnesses telling stories of gruesome atrocities....
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Faculty union reaches deal with Pennsylvania universities

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities and their faculty union say they've reached a tentative agreement on a new contract that will run through June 2019....
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Bethlehem call center employing about 460 to close

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Wells Fargo has announced plans to close a call center in Bethlehem that employs about 460 people....
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Man pleads guilty to murder charges in fatal crash

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A man has pleaded guilty to murder charges in a Pennsylvania crash earlier this year that killed two people, including a pregnant woman....
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Defense: Drug abuse, mental illness led to shooting

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- A defense attorney says a "perfect storm" of drug abuse and mental illness led his client to open fire with a semi-automatic rifle outside a northeastern Pennsylvania shopping center two years ago....
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