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HARRISBURG (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against a former temporary elections worker authorities have said mistakenly discarded nine military ballots ahead of the November presidential election, a federal prosecutor announced Friday.

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An attorney who works for Disability Options Network and its entities filed paperwork in the Lawrence County voter's office creating a political action committee.

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Members of New Castle city council unanimously reelected council president Tom Smith on Thursday to continue to serve in that post.

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Lawrence County reported one new death and 25 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, state health officials reported.

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Members of New Castle’s Home Rule Commission vowed to educate away criticisms received from local leaders prompting voters to reject its drafted charter.

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SHARPSVILLE – A Sharpsville man confirmed on Instagram that he met with FBI agents to talk about his presence in the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 with what he says was thousands of other people.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up the vaccine rollout and providing financial help to individuals, states and local governments and businesses struggling with the prolonged ec…

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Gov. Tom Wolf ordered Thursday state offices at the Capitol complex remain closed next Tuesday and Wednesday while state and local law enforcement officials said they will be prepared to protect the statehouse in light of warnings of armed protests planned on Sunday.

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A Portersville man has been sentenced in federal court to time served followed by three years’ supervised release on his convictions of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, conspiracy to distribute heroin, and conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

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Lawrence County reported 33 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, state health officials reported.

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U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) for the second time voted against impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday afternoon.

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Three billboards funded by Disability Options Network (DON) plastered around downtown New Castle prompt residents to reject the passage of the Home Rule charter as well as offers legal services for city council-related issues.

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The Lawrence County commissioners are looking for two people to fill two seats on the boards of two county-appointed authorities.

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The Lawrence County Treasurer's Office plans on hosting its outreach tax collection program again this year to make county property tax payments easier for the taxpayers.

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A Pittsburgh woman is wanted by New Castle police after a man reported she tried to stab him during an argument Tuesday at a house on the city's North Hill.

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Two consultants working in conjunction with New Castle's Home Rule Commission vow to continue working for free until May after maxing out their contract bid cost.

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A House panel on Wednesday moved two proposals that would ask voters to amend the state Constitution — one to allow adult survivors of child sex abuse to sue even if their statute of limitations has expired and a second to have appeals court judges elected by region instead of statewide.

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Lawrence County reported three more deaths and 63 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, state health officials reported.

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A message in Proverbs 20:6 is that most men will proclaim their own goodness to everyone, but who can find a faithful man?

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The future of festivals in Volant became a little brighter Tuesday after borough council members failed to override a veto on an ordinance restricting the popular events.

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PITTSBURGH — Efforts to vaccinate key frontline personnel are underway throughout UPMC’s network, with plans to begin vaccinating the next wave of people once more vaccine becomes available, hospital system officials said Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House pressed forward Tuesday toward impeaching President Donald Trump for the deadly Capitol attack, taking time only to try to persuade his vice president to push him out first. Trump showed no remorse, blaming impeachment itself for the “tremendous anger” in America.

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Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday the state received no specific threat of violence targeting the state Capitol, but vowed the state is prepared for whatever protests might erupt in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has denied bail for a man who police say was handcuffed when he allegedly shot a western Pennsylvania police officer three times with a gun police didn’t know he had before fleeing to West Virginia.

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State Rep. Chris Sainato he has been reappointed Democratic chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee for the 2021-22 legislative session.

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State police troopers confiscated more than  $15 million worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs during the fourth quarter of 2020.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday took no responsibility for his part in fomenting a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, despite his comments encouraging supporters to march on the Capitol and praise for them while they were still carrying out the assault.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican candidate for a western Pennsylvania state Senate seat lost her latest legal challenge Tuesday after asking a federal judge to effectively overturn a close race she lost to the Democratic incumbent.

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Mohawk High instructor Jeff McNeish noticed that his students weren’t paying close attention to the morning announcements.

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New Castle NAACP chapter president Lawrence Williams announced Monday an annual weekend of services to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is canceled due to COVID-19 regulations.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy and pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his …

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HARRISBURG (AP) — Police who guard the Pennsylvania Capitol are working to be more visible and have been coordinating plans with other agencies to secure the building since a violent mob stormed and occupied the U.S. Capitol last week, a Department of General Services spokesperson said Monday.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is warning of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, stoking fears of more bloodshed after last week's deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol.

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