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June 14, 2014

State News in Brief | Boy, 14, charged in fatal shooting

YORK — A 14-year-old boy was charged with criminal homicide Saturday following a shooting in York that left another teenager dead.

Leonard Anthony Green III was taken to York County Prison following the early-morning shooting, prison officials said.

Green shot 17-year-old Patrick Winter of York once in the chest as he sat in the driver’s seat of his parked red BMW around midnight, investigators said.

Winter was pronounced dead at the scene and Green was arrested without incident at his home at around 6 a.m., police said.

It was unclear whether the teens knew each other.

Green was charged as an adult with the approval of the York County district attorney’s office, police said.

Obama to speak on economy in Pgh.

PITTSBURGH – President Barack Obama will visit Pittsburgh on Tuesday to deliver a speech on the economy.

The White House says Obama will visit TechShop Pittsburgh, a fabrication and prototyping studio open to the public via paid memberships.

Obama last visited the Pittsburgh area in April, when he appeared at the Community College of Allegheny County to tout job training programs.

Corbett nominates student to PSU board

HARRISBURG – A graduate student is being nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett as the next student trustee on Penn State University board.

Allie Goldstein, a second-year Ph.D. candidate in higher education, was tapped for the seat Friday. If confirmed by the state Senate, she’ll succeed Peter Khoury.

The governor said Goldstein is a dedicated student and civic-minded leader who’ll proudly represent the interests of her fellow students.

The online news service Onward State says Goldstein received a master’s degree in post-secondary educational leadership from San Diego State University in 2012.

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