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DEP studying oozing soil near home
The state Department of Environmental Protection planned to return to a home near Pittsburgh that had to be evacuated after a dark liquid oozed from the home’s front yard accompanied by a natural gas smell.
Water main break floods Pittsburgh shopping center
A water main break has flooded parts of a Pittsburgh shopping center, closing a supermarket and other businesses.
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State details case against ex-Penn State president
The state attorney general’s office filed papers Friday that detail the lies it says former Penn State President Graham Spanier told during his grand jury testimony over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case.
Suppliers: Consumers will pay for gas tax hike
Pennsylvania’s new transportation law will raise fuel taxes Jan. 1, and companies that supply gasoline and diesel in the state say razor-thin profit margins leave them little choice but to pass on the entire cost increase to the pump.
’Duck Dynasty’ inspires church to go ’camo’
A northwestern Pennsylvania pastor inspired by the popular reality TV series “Duck Dynasty” is encouraging his congregation to come to church in camouflage clothing on Sunday.
5 things to know for today in Pennsylvania news
A look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday:
Voting rules mulled
Conflicts caused by the state’s most recent attempt to improve the integrity of elections was the biggest source of complaints logged by a watchdog group during the 2012 presidential race.
Man allegedly used county credit card to steal $31,000 in gas
A man has been jailed on charges that he used a Fayette County credit card to purchase more than $31,000 worth of fuel.
DA: Blair County water threat suspect won’t face fed charges
The Blair County district attorney says a jail inmate will be prosecuted locally and not face federal charges for allegedly sending a computer-generated bomb threat to the county courthouse and another threatening the area’s drinking water supply.
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