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MEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) — If it takes seven minutes to fill an 80-gallon tub with just the cold tap open and eight minutes with just the hot tap open, how long will it take to fill a 562-acre reservoir with the skies open periodically — and if nearby residents run hoses from their backyards to t…

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans in the state House elevated Rep. Bryan Cutler to be floor leader Tuesday and made Rep. Kerry Benninghoff whip, while Democrats re-elected Minority Leader Frank Dermody and voted for Rep. Jordan Harris as whip.

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Amy and Kevin Wilson began giving their three sons matching pajamas at Christmas for a reason: They wanted their little ones to get excited about going to bed so that they, the adults, could get ready for Christmas morning.

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SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A retired Roman Catholic bishop in Pennsylvania who has come under harsh criticism for his handling of clergy sex abuse has defied his successor by attending this week’s national meeting of U.S. bishops.

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A solid 70 percent of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday this year, according to a recent NerdWallet study conducted by The Harris Poll.

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VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) — Eighty-eight-year old Lyle Conaway pauses — halted with emotion as he talks during the trailer for a new Netflix eight-part anthology series of his courageous buddy, Cpl. Joseph Vittori.

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CHEAPSIDE, Texas (AP) — If a soundtrack of life was created for a former settlement along Farm-to-Market Road 2067, the sounds recorded would be crickets, an occasional moo, wind whistling through trees and overgrown grass and the roar of a passing oil field truck.

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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The sight of humane officers carrying dozens of tropical birds, a 14-foot boa constrictor, rabbits and rats from a Macungie home recently seemed shocking, if not bizarre. And when officers removed more snakes, as well as skunks, ferrets, alligators and giant tortoises f…

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s newly elected lieutenant governor said Wednesday he does not plan to move into the lavish state-owned official residence and hopes to make it available for some type of public use.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama blasts President Donald Trump in her new book, writing how she reacted in shock the night she learned he would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to “block it all out.”

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A hooded gunman wearing all black opened fire at a country dance bar holding a weekly “college night” in Southern California, using a handgun and a smoke device to kill 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing, authorities said Thursday.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania elected a state record four women to the U.S. House on Tuesday as Democrats smashed the state’s all-male congressional delegation, picked up three seats in the chamber and ousted a three-term Republican.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters will be in the middle of the national political picture when they cast ballots Tuesday, but many will undoubtedly also have issues closer to home on their mind as they consider contests for governor and state legislative seats.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When employees enter Saba — an Israeli restaurant started by award-winning chef Alon Shaya — they pass by the company’s mission statement, which emphasizes the importance of a safe and comfortable working environment. Only at the end does it really get around to food with …

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker faces the possibility of prison time after a jury on Wednesday convicted her of charges she accepted $4,000 in cash from an undercover informant seven years ago.

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BRIDGEPORT, Pa. (AP) — Some days, just for a moment, Mark Barbee thinks about quitting, about stepping aside as Bridgeport’s mayor and extricating himself from the divisiveness that has marked his first nine months in office.