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  • Maryland firms buy Harrisburg Mall

    Two Maryland real estate firms joined forces to purchase a 1 million square foot mall in Harrisburg, Pa., one of the firms announced Thursday. St. John Properties Inc., based in Windsor Mill, and Petrie Ross Ventures, headquartered in Annapolis, acquired...
  • Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

    Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension
    HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers. But Corbett's decision to retain...
  • Activists sue Pennsylvania over dog-breeding regulation

    Activists sue Pennsylvania over dog-breeding regulation
    HARRISBURG — A state regulation that permits commercial breeding kennels to keep nursing mothers and puppies in mesh-floor cages is not only hazardous for the dogs, it is illegal, according to animal-rights activists. That's the contention at the...
  • Prosecutors argues Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption charges should go to trial

    HARRISBURG — In the second day of a pretrial hearing in the state's case of alleged corruption involving Pennsylvania Turnpike contracts, prosecutor Laurel Brandstetter argued that the state doesn't have to prove a neat and tidy "quid pro quo" &#...
  • Dog attack victim victory in court is bad news for irresponsible dog owners

    Dog attack victim victory in court is bad news for irresponsible dog owners
    This sort of thing has become so routine it's hardly news any more, but Monday's online version of The Philadelphia Inquirer carried a story about a dog that "resembles a pit bull" attacking and killing a 7-month-old child in Dayton, Ohio. It was...
  • Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say

    Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say
    The online ad for the "caramel goddess" shows her draped over a bed wearing only a pink thong. She offers an unforgettable experience and promises to make "your wildest dreams come true." The ad ran in mid-April on backpage.com, a website that vice...
  • Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line

    Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line
    In January 2013, Kathleen Kane charged into Harrisburg on a Nittany Lion. The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors'...
  • Lija Angela Yu Yin Hyssong, 1998-2014

     Lija Angela Yu Yin Hyssong, 1998-2014
    A 16-year-old Lombard girl who died while visiting friends in Pennsylvania was known for her strong Christian faith, her desire to serve others through a range of volunteer activities and her cheerleading at Glenbard East High School. Lija Angela Yu Yin...
  • Population continues to fall in Poconos

    Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
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  • Pa. Game Commission to finalize 2014-15 #hunting trapping seasons and bag limits

     
    The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is scheduled to meet April 7 and 8 at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters. Among other things, the board is to give final approval to the 2014-15 hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits, as well as...
  • Constables are handcuffed by lack of information

    I've heard from plenty of people who believe they've been shafted by the court system. That's usually a matter of opinion and tough to prove beyond a reasonable doubt. Except in the case of Michael R. Gamble of Montgomery County. His vehicles nearly...