The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

April 18, 2013

5 things to know for today in Pennsylvania news


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

LAWYERS FOR NCAA, GOV. TOM CORBETT TO ARGUE IN FEDERAL COURT OVER GOVERNOR'S LAWSUIT TARGETING PENN STATE SANCTIONS

U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane has scheduled oral arguments May 1 in Harrisburg. The judge is being asked by the NCAA to dismiss the lawsuit, which challenges the NCAA's authority to sanction the school in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

CARNEGIE HERO COMMISSION HONORS WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA WOMAN WHO INTERVENED TO HELP VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Stacey Lynn Feiling of Mount Pleasant was driving home from work on June 1, 2010 when she stopped to help a woman being who had just been shot by her husband. The man also shot Feiling, who is credited with helping the man's wife escape further harm.

WOMAN WITH EIGHT MONTHS' TRAINING AT CAREER SCHOOL SAYS SHE PERFORMED MEDICAL PROCEDURES AT PHILLY ABORTION CLINIC

The woman's testimony comes as federal prosecutors try to wrap up their case against Kermit Gosnell, a 72-year-old abortion provider charged with killing a pregnant female patient and seven newborn babies.

HOUSE REPUBLICANS PUSH THREE TAX CREDIT PROGRAMS RELATED TO MARCELLUS SHALE DRILLING BOOM

Democrats are calling the measures that encourage the use of more natural-gas powered vehicles "corporate giveaways." Republicans say the credits will create jobs, help the environment and decrease dependence on foreign oil.

ONE-HIT WONDER

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher A. J. Burnett allowed just one hit in seven innings in a 5-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals but also notched the 2,000th strikeout of his 15-year career.

 

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