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10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime

May 15, 2022

Photo: YouTube screenshot/AP channel By CAROLYN THOMPSON, JOHN WAWROW, MICHAEL BALSAMO and DAVE COLLINS BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A white 18-year-old wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as “racially motivated…

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Lawmakers navigate Pennsylvania primary with unfamiliar maps

May 13, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf delivers his budget address for the 2022-23 fiscal year to a joint session of the Pennsylvania House and Senate in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) By Mark Scolforo ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — It’s been two months since the contentious, once-a-decade process to redraw Pennsylvania…

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Conservative groups go against Trump, Oz in Pa. Senate race

May 13, 2022

In this photo combination of images taken in 2022, are Republican candidates for U.S. Senate, Kathy Barnette (top left), Carla Sands (top right), Mehmet Oz (bottom left), Jeff Bartos (bottom center) and Dave McCormick (bottom right). The five are scheduled to meet in Harrisburg, Pa., for a debate on Monday, April 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt…

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Mail ballots, office hours and dropbox locations for 2022 Primary Election

May 6, 2022

The initial mailing of requested ballots for the 2022 Primary and Special Elections began April 23 and will continue until all ballots are mailed out. The Philadelphia County Board of Elections office in City Hall Room 140 opened for in-person mail-ballot voting on April 25. Voters should enter through the south gate of City Hall….

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Former state AG back in jail for alleged probation violation

May 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This image provided by the Montgomery County, Pa., shows Kathleen Kane. The former Pennsylvania attorney general who served jail time for leaking grand jury material and lying about it was taken into custody Friday, April 29, 2022, on an alleged probation violation, more than a month after she was charged with drunken driving,…

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What’s next for abortion after Supreme Court leak?

May 3, 2022

By CHRIS MEGERIAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital has a long tradition of stunning leaks, from national security secrets to political scandals, but this week’s disclosure of a draft Supreme Court decision is one for the history books. The document obtained by Politico shows a majority of justices could be poised to overturn Roe…

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Pennsylvania health department to get new acting secretary

April 29, 2022

ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s acting health secretary is leaving the job and Gov. Tom Wolf said last Monday that his physician general will take over leadership of the department. Wolf said Keara Klinepeter’s last day was last Friday. He plans to name Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson to succeed her as acting health…

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Judge finds Donald Trump in contempt in New York legal fight

April 25, 2022

By LARRY NEUMEISTER NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge found former President Donald Trump in contempt of court and set in motion $10,000 daily fines Monday for failing to adequately respond to a subpoena issued by the state’s attorney general as part of a civil investigation into his business dealings. Judge Arthur Engoron…

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Live TV debate exposes Democrats’ differences in Senate race

April 22, 2022

By MARC LEVY HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The first live-televised prime-time debate between leading candidates for the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat exposed differences between the rivals Thursday, as they seized opportunities to attack each other. John Fetterman, the state’s lieutenant governor who has led polls and fundraising, took the brunt of…

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10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime

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