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5 things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

April 17, 2014

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday:


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Coroner: Body found in Pa. river is missing boater

April 17, 2014

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a body recovered from the Susquehanna River has been identified as that of a missing boater. more »»

4 dead in western Pennsylvania head-on crash

April 17, 2014

SOUTH BEND, Pa. (AP) — A coroner now says four people have died in what he's calling a "horrific" head-on crash in western Pennsylvania. more »»

Former Pa. officer's assault conviction upheld

April 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — An appeals court has rejected the appeal of a former central Pennsylvania police officer convicted of assaulting two men and then trying to cover up his involvement. more »»

Tone changing fast in Democrats' race for governor

April 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The tone of the Democratic gubernatorial campaign is changing quickly.

Candidate Rob McCord began airing the first statewide TV attack ad Wednesday. more »»

Pennsylvania man busted with loaded gun at JFK

April 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man bound for Los Angeles was arrested at John F. more »»

Authorities: 3 men arrested in $12M NYC drug bust

April 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men who authorities say stored $12 million worth of heroin and $500,000 in crystal meth inside hidden compartments within two New York City apartments have been arrested and... more »»

DEA announces major drug bust in NYC

April 16, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York say they've arrested three suspects in a major drug bus. more »»

Philadelphia chocolate store closed over tax spat

April 16, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A popular Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store has been shuttered by the city days before Easter.

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Revenue from Pa. table games up slightly

April 16, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania casinos are reporting a slight increase in revenue from table games. more »»

Philly chocolate maker closed by city

April 16, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A popular Philadelphia chocolate maker and candy store has been shuttered by the city less than a week before Easter.

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Environmental groups slam Pa. smog proposal as lax

April 16, 2014

Environmental groups say Pennsylvania's federally mandated plan to reduce smog would allow coal-fired power plants to emit more pollution than they do now. more »»

Shell holds meeting on Pennsylvania plant proposal

April 16, 2014

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A plan to build a huge new petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania is making progress, Shell Oil Co. more »»

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

April 16, 2014

OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — Urging the U.S. more »»

Ex-children's advocate gets prison for tax fraud

April 16, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania attorney who once served as a court-appointed children's advocate has been sentenced to a year in prison on tax charges. more »»

Pa. school lockdown lifted after phone threat

April 16, 2014

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A lockdown has been lifted at an eastern Pennsylvania school after a phone threat about a gunman prompted police to search the building and grounds for several hours. more »»

Deliberations to begin in Pa. bar slaying case

April 16, 2014

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jury deliberations are expected to begin in the trial of a man charged in a shooting death outside a southeastern Pennsylvania bar a year ago. more »»

200 at meeting on Pennsylvania Shell plant plans

April 16, 2014

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — About 200 people showed up Wednesday for the first of two public meetings to learn about Shell Oil Co. more »»

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