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VA pledges broad review of claims processing

April 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it has launched a top-down review of its handling of disability claims and pledged to punish those who falsify data as pressure... more »»

Lawmaker: Gyrocopter pilot flew 30 miles in restricted space

April 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House oversight committee says a Florida postal carrier steered his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace for 30 miles to the U.S. more »»

Las Vegas Sands misses 1Q forecasts, profit drops 34 percent

April 22, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Sands Corp. more »»

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

April 22, 2015

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers:

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PENSION PUZZLE

Philadelphia's ravenous pension fund will be the next mayor's... more »»

Cops: Teacher ID'd pupil who accused co-worker of sex crime

April 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A high school teacher identified a student who accused another teacher of a sex crime by pointing at her in front of her classmates and saying he missed school so he could be... more »»

Philadelphia airport, township sign deal on expansion work

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A long-awaited multibillion-dollar expansion of Philadelphia International Airport has cleared a major roadblock with the resolution of a dispute involving a neighboring... more »»

Man dead in fire at cluttered suburban Philadelphia home

April 22, 2015

PLUMSTEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Philadelphia have identified a man found dead after a fire in his cluttered home. more »»

Cops: Camera catches Pa. day care operator molesting girls

April 22, 2015

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — State police say a security camera caught a western Pennsylvania man molesting children at the day care facility he and his wife ran out of their hom. more »»

Saint Joseph's University taps lay leader for first time

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Roman Catholic university in Philadelphia has chosen a lay leader for the first time in its 164-year history. more »»

States where health law seems to increase food-stamp use

April 22, 2015

President Barack Obama's health care law seems to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps in 11 states, despite significant improvement in the econom. more »»

DA: Teacher ID'd colleague's sex accuser to classmates

April 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say Pennsylvania high school teacher intimidated a female student who has accused another teacher of illegally having sex with her, by identifying the student in front of... more »»

Clinton's infant granddaughter a touchstone in 2016 campaign

April 22, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — They don't make power suits in her size. If asked for political insights, she might just respond with a goo or a giggle. And her campaign vehicle of choice is a stroller. more »»

Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

April 22, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy... more »»

Kane hires former Rendell spokesman to get her message out

April 22, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Wednesday that she has hired former Gov. more »»

Ex-casino worker, student plead not guilty to counterfeiting

April 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pennsylvania casino worker and a Nevada high school student have pleaded not guilty to charges in a Uganda-based scheme that produced more than $1. more »»

Ex-casino worker, school teen not guilty in counterfeiting

April 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former Pennsylvania casino worker and a Nevada online high school student have pleaded not guilty to their alleged roles in a Uganda-based counterfeit currency operation. more »»

Parking authority worker struck, killed by tow truck

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a municipal parking authority worker was killed when he was hit by a tow truck backing up in a south Philadelphia lot. more »»

Wolf nominees begin to advance in Pennsylvania Senate

April 22, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three of Gov. Tom Wolf's Cabinet nominees have now won approval from Senate committees ahead of confirmation votes in the chamber. more »»

 
 
 

 

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