The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

July 1, 2013

5 things to know for today in Pennsylvania news


Associated Press

— Your look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday.

GOV. TOM CORBETT SIGNS STATE BUDGET BUT SAYS LIQUOR PRIVATIZATION, PENSION, EXTRA TRANSPORTATION FUNDING TO WAIT UNTIL FALL

The state Senate has also approved a bill that would require the governor to seek federal approval for an expansion of Medicaid eligibility. But in the same sharply divided Legislature that left the other issues languishing, the state House was expected to kill the Medicaid bill.

BODY OF MISSING 86-YEAR-OLD MAN SWEPT AWAY BY FLOODWATERS IS FOUND IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA

More flood watches remain in effect in that section of the state. State police says kayakers found the body of Claude Rupert on an island in Bald Eagle Creek on Saturday. The Beech Creek man was trying to retrieve an all-terrain vehicle when he was pulled into the swollen creek Thursday.

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH OFFICIALLY JOINS THE ACC TODAY

The conference will celebrate expanding to 15 teams with, among other things, a ceremony at today’s closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange.

MAJOR VICTORY FOR KENNY PERRY

Perry’s six-under-par 64 in the final round of the Senior Players Championship gave him a two shot victory over Fred Couples and Duffy Waldorf. Perry won at the Fox Chapel Golf Club near Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS DEAL FORWARD TYLER KENNEDY FOR SECOND-ROUND DRAFT PICK

The Pens then used that pick to trade up a few slots to select goaltending prospect Tristan Jarry.

 

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