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Pennsylvania lawmakers seek Planned Parenthood video probe

HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office has received a letter from Pennsylvania's top Republican lawmakers seeking an investigation of Planned Parenthood after the release of an undercover video showing its national medical director discussing providing fetal body parts to researchers. Kane's office said it's reviewing the letter. In the letter, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and House Speaker Mike Turzai cite investigations begun in other states and request that Kane coordinate with the Wolf administration to do the same in Pennsylvania. "If these practices are occurring in Pennsylvania," the lawmakers' letter says,...