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Spokesman: Girl’s condition is worsening

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family spokeswoman says a dying 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl’s condition has worsened as she awaits a lung transplant. The national organ transplant network complied with a judge’s unusual order last night and […]

06/06/2013

Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky in a 1994 AP Photo.

Chelsea Clinton’s mother-in-law enters House race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Chelsea Clinton’s mother-in-law is running to recapture the Philadelphia-area U.S. House seat that she lost almost 20 years ago, a defeat ascribed to her vote for then-President Bill Clinton’s budget proposal […]

05/31/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Wife says she’s sorry for trusting abortion doctor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of a Philadelphia abortion doctor, a cosmetologist who admitted helping him perform very late-term abortions at his corrupt, grimy clinic, said Wednesday that she was sorry for trusting her husband […]

05/29/2013

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Pa. woman using purple toilets to fight cancer

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania woman is using purple toilets to raise money to fight cancer. The Express-Times reports Rebecca Szabo-Silfies and her two young sons have been leaving the commodes on lawns around […]

05/28/2013

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Police: Girl rode with dog in cage on Pa. turnpike

MILLVALE, Pa. (AP) — Two parents face charges after authorities say motorists spied a 10-year-old girl riding in a dog cage in the back of a pickup truck in western Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review […]

05/28/2013

Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Convicted Pa. abortion doctor gets life in prison

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive in his grimy clinic agreed Tuesday to give up his right to an appeal and faces life in prison […]

05/14/2013

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Daughter voices anger at mom found after 11 years

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The teenage daughter of a woman who just revealed she abandoned her family 11 years ago said Thursday the disclosure has angered her and she is not eager to restart their […]

05/02/2013

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Lost Civil War ring returned to kin of Pa. soldier

READING, Pa. (AP) — A ring lost by a Union soldier from Pennsylvania during the Civil War has completed a long journey home. The ring was worn by Levi Schlegel, a Reading-area native who is believed to have lost it nearly 150 years ago at an encampment near Fredericksburg, Va.

04/10/2013

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Senators work on deal expanding background checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Talks between two influential senators have emerged as the most promising route for a bipartisan breakthrough on expanding federal background checks for gun buyers.

04/08/2013

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Wesley Snipes leaves Pa. prison after tax sentence

LEWIS RUN, Pa. (AP) — Wesley Snipes has been released from a federal prison in Pennsylvania. Snipes was convicted in 2008 on tax charges. He was released Tuesday and placed under home confinement.

04/06/2013

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Oldest person in the United States dies at age 113

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The oldest person in the United States has died at age 113, just weeks before her 114th birthday. A spokeswoman from Elsie Thompson’s church in Clearwater, Fla., said she died March 21.

04/01/2013

Police: Dog puts car into drive, injures man

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a dog that was left in an unattended vehicle knocked it into gear and the car struck a pedestrian.

03/27/2013

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