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Pennsylvania to sue NCAA

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania is preparing a lawsuit against the NCAA, challenging sanctions levied in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, sources told Sports Illustrated.
Obama wins Pennsylvania

Obama wins Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama won Pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes Tuesday, MSNBC projected based on early results.

Stay sought in Pa. lethal injection case

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania death row inmate may stave off execution due to procedural challenges to the state's lethal injection protocol, lawyers said.
Specter's funeral draws 1,500 mourners

Specter's funeral draws 1,500 mourners

PENN VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Nearly 1,500 mourners filled a Penn Valley, Pa., temple Tuesday in a moving funeral ceremony for Sen. Arlen Specter, 82, who died Sunday.

Cato Institute grades governors

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The Cato Institute, a public policy research group, presented its biennial fiscal report card on state governors, and praised those who cut spending and taxes.
Sandusky resolution stalls Pa. House

Sandusky resolution stalls Pa. House

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania House efforts to get details on the state investigation of Jerry Sandusky led to cancellation of Thursday's session, legislative documents said.
Pa. Court: No photo ID needed to vote

Pa. Court: No photo ID needed to vote

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Voters in Pennsylvania can vote in November without having to show a picture ID, a judge ruled Tuesday in a challenge to the state's controversial voter ID law.

Pa. judge: No voter ID ruling Thursday

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The judge considering a legal challenge to Pennsylvania's voter ID law said he did not expect to issue a ruling Thursday.

Clemency denied in Pa. death sentence

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons has denied a convicted murderer's appeal that he be spared the death penalty, his lawyer said.
Scandal cost Penn State $17M, so far

Scandal cost Penn State $17M, so far

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Penn State University says the Jerry Sandusky sexual-assault scandal had cost the school almost $17 million by the end of June.

Judge upholds Pa. voter ID law

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania judge refused Wednesday to throw out the state's new voter ID law, ruling challengers did not prove it would prevent people from casting ballots.

9.2 percent of Pa. voters lack licenses

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6 (UPI) -- More than 9 percent of Pennsylvania voters appear to lack a valid a driver's license, the most common form of ID required to vote in the state, officials say.
E-mails: Jerry Sandusky's alleged conduct discussed

E-mails: Jerry Sandusky's alleged conduct discussed

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 2 (UPI) -- E-mails pose questions about whether former Penn State officials knew of an ex-assistant football coach's suspected sexual encounter and if they covered it up.
Sandusky lawyer ends bid to drop charges

Sandusky lawyer ends bid to drop charges

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 5 (UPI) -- The lawyer for former Penn State assistant football Coach Jerry Sandusky Thursday withdrew his request that child sex abuse charges against Sandusky be dropped.

Pa. drops 71,000 children from Medicaid

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 (UPI) -- Thousands of Pennsylvania families are in an uproar after the state dropped some 71,000 children from Medicaid in recent months, officials say.

Pa. adopts voter ID law

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 15 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed a stringent new voter identification law late Wednesday, within hours of its final legislative passage.

Penn State mulls private future

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 14 (UPI) -- Penn State University could consider becoming private, looking to Cornell University as a potential model for the switch, a Penn State official has said.

Latinos want Pennsylvania primary delayed

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Latinos in Pennsylvania say the state's primary election should be delayed because legislative maps violate the rights of the state's 700,000 Hispanics.

Pa. natural gas bill still controversial

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers passed a measure that imposes a fee on natural gas drillers, though critics are still debating the issue.

School district sues Pa. over aid

CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia-area school district sued the state of Pennsylvania Thursday, seeking enough money to keep running for the rest of the year.

Critics call Pa. bill attack on Shariah

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Critics say a bill introduced by a Pennsylvania state lawmaker amounts to an attack on Shariah law, which is followed by many devout Muslims.

Pa. lawyer appeals gov.'s death warrant

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- An attorney for a man on Pennsylvania's death row said the governor shouldn't have signed a death warrant for his client and he's renewing the appeals process.
Pa. governor lost confidence in Paterno

Pa. governor lost confidence in Paterno

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Sunday he lost confidence in former head football Coach Joe Paterno's ability to lead at Pennsylvania State University.
Pa. governor: Penn State twists possible

Pa. governor: Penn State twists possible

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said the investigation into accused child molester Jerry Sandusky will likely see some twists as it proceeds.
Sandusky victim: You can't tell Jerry 'no'

Sandusky victim: You can't tell Jerry 'no'

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The mother of "Victim 1" in the Penn State sexual abuse scandal says her son was powerless against former football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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