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Aug. 17th, 2016 @ 10:53 am
RT @BseidersPhotog: AG Kane has just arrived to her Scranton office for her last day on the job. Here from her tonight on @CBS21NEWS https:…

Aug. 12th, 2016 @ 12:55 pm
RT @billy_penn: Kathleen Kane's defense rests. It called zero witnesses. Kane will not testify in her perjury/obstruction case.

Aug. 11th, 2016 @ 12:59 pm
RT @billy_penn: Kane trial bombshell: Consultant said attorney general orchestrated document leak https://t.co/mKACzqCHgb https://t.co/yUYq…

Aug. 11th, 2016 @ 2:40 pm
RT @AngelasInk: Adviser: Kane and I plotted grand jury leak - and cover-up: https://t.co/EoVw55Pq6o

Jul. 27th, 2016 @ 3:53 pm
RT @LizScolforoYD: How many cross-dressing bank robbers can one community support? - https://t.co/7dZxY4gTaQ @SpringettsPD @PaCrimeWatch

Jul. 25th, 2016 @ 11:07 am
RT @Alex_Roarty: Hell of a start to the convention, Democrats. This https://t.co/aTASAhJpP4 and this https://t.co/1lohCyGnpJ in one morning

Jul. 25th, 2016 @ 2:20 pm
RT @drgilliland: From prison to Dem Nat Convention, Veon gets 'back in the game' @TomFontaineTrib - https://t.co/RSATn1BEMR https://t.co/DV…

Jul. 25th, 2016 @ 2:18 pm
RT @billy_penn: I-95 is a disaster because every single truck is being weighed for DNC security reasons. https://t.co/ycG97Q9yE1

Jul. 24th, 2016 @ 4:34 pm
RT @ByChrisBrennan: DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz quits as party head, won't preside over convention https://t.co/khi4Waniws via @phil

Jul. 13th, 2016 @ 10:08 am
RT @drgilliland: Rising PA Democratic star @JohnFetterman throws support behind @HillaryClinton - story by @SalenaZitoTrib : https://t.co/9…

Jul. 7th, 2016 @ 4:25 pm
RT @anna_orso: Judge rules AGAINST Bill Cosby and sends his case heading toward trial. Again.

Jun. 28th, 2016 @ 3:52 pm
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Jun. 22nd, 2016 @ 5:52 pm
RT @rswiftTT: #Pa House defeats expanded gambling amendment 116-79 creating uncertainty in budget deal-making

Jun. 21st, 2016 @ 12:47 pm
RT @ByChrisBrennan: U.S Rep. @chakafattah convicted on federal corruption charges. https://t.co/yd4CQC7OUM

Jun. 21st, 2016 @ 6:22 pm
RT @AngelasInk: #PAHouse approves politically charged bill placing new limits on abortion. Vote was 132-65. Measure now goes to #PASenate.…

May. 10th, 2016 @ 7:10 pm
RT @Heisler_Eric: Here ya go @RoxburyNews

Apr. 26th, 2016 @ 10:30 pm
RT @houseofbuddy: HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Pennsylvania Democrats pick party establishment choice Katie McGinty as US Senate candidate.

Apr. 17th, 2016 @ 5:12 pm
Governor Wolf signs #SB3 https://t.co/qkrLOQpUw5

Apr. 15th, 2016 @ 5:31 pm
Archive video 4.15.8 - Chelsea Clinton visits Mechanicsburg Pa. https://t.co/8wNB71Vcdb #election2016

Apr. 6th, 2016 @ 4:07 pm
RT @romyvarghese: Redemption for Harrisburg agency in the muni market, after its predecessor nearly bankrupted the city. https://t.co/sEQtK…

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http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/toomey_crosses_gun-rights_divide_in_pennsylvania_senate_race Toomey crosses gun-rights divide in Pennsylvania Senate race CARLISLE – Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups, but it may not be enough to save him in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania in this unusual election year. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:52:06 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/toomey_crosses_gun-rights_divide_in_pennsylvania_senate_race http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/deploying_the_rod_and_damaging_the_child Deploying the rod and damaging the child The biblical warning about sparing the rod and spoiling the child was once rigorously heeded in public schools across the country, as paddles were unsheathed for offenses as petty as chewing gum or forgetting your mailing address when called upon in class. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:51:39 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/deploying_the_rod_and_damaging_the_child http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/death_penalty_sought_in_ambush_that_killed_5_unborn_child Death penalty sought in ambush that killed 5, unborn child PITTSBURGH – Prosecutors in Pennsylvania said they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at a cookout that killed five adults and an unborn child. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:46:58 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/death_penalty_sought_in_ambush_that_killed_5_unborn_child http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/hargrave_earning_new_nickname_playing_time_with_steelers Hargrave earning new nickname, playing time with Steelers Steelers rookie nose tackle Javon Hargrave’s nickname in college was “Gravedigger.” Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:43:05 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/hargrave_earning_new_nickname_playing_time_with_steelers http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/highlanders_ground_up_frazier Highlanders ground up Frazier WEXFORD – McGuffey senior quarterback Marcus Czulewicz entered his team’s season opener with a reputation for what he could do with his arm. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:43:01 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/highlanders_ground_up_frazier http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/wild_things_hang_a_lucky_13_on_slammers Wild Things hang a lucky 13 on Slammers The sands are trickling through the hourglass quicker now as finality descends on the Wild Things’ season, but David Popkins and Austin Wobrock are playing like anything is possible. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:42:57 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/wild_things_hang_a_lucky_13_on_slammers http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/versatile_whitehead_eyeing_larger_role_at_pitt Versatile Whitehead eyeing larger role at Pitt PITTSBURGH – With 10 retired jerseys, 105 men on the team and only 99 options, there’s bound to be some duplicate numbers on the Pitt sideline every year. As the Panthers wrap up their 2016 training camp, more than two dozen numbers are worn by both and offensive and a defensive player. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:42:52 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/versatile_whitehead_eyeing_larger_role_at_pitt http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/pittx2019s_conner_tops_list_of_notable_player_comebacks Pitt’s Conner tops list of notable player comebacks The most stirring comeback of the college football season already has taken place. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:42:46 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/pittx2019s_conner_tops_list_of_notable_player_comebacks http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/plenty_of_new_college_football_fans_for_1st_game_of_season Plenty of new college football fans for 1st game of season SYDNEY – It was more than two hours before the start of Saturday’s college football season opener between California and Hawaii, and Anthony Goodluck and his son were already milling outside Sydney’s Olympic stadium, soaking up the early atmosphere. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:42:41 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/plenty_of_new_college_football_fans_for_1st_game_of_season http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/year_after_slam_bid_at_us_open_williams_eyes_no_23_no_1 Year after Slam bid at US Open, Williams eyes No. 23, No. 1 Despite everything Serena Williams has won and done, her sense of self can still fluctuate based on the outcome of a particular match. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:42:36 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/year_after_slam_bid_at_us_open_williams_eyes_no_23_no_1 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/meadowcroft_dig_team_reunites_after_43_years Meadowcroft dig team reunites after 43 years A reunion 43 years in the making, the original dig team that excvated Meadowcroft's rock shelter in 1973 met Saturday at the site. 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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 22:42:00 -0400 http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/meadowcroft_dig_team_reunites_after_43_years http://www.observer-reporter.com/20160827/just_play_the_game_and_stay_off_the_social_media Just play the game and stay off the social media How about just shutting up?">Polanco leads Pirates past Brewers in slugfest
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