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Gas drilling companies paid $750K settlement

PITTSBURGH— Newly released court documents show gas drilling company Range Resources and other defendants paid $750,000 to settle claims that the activity ruined a western Pennsylvania family’s property. Stephanie and Chris Hallowich had sued the companies claiming drilling and other ...

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Pa. governor sues NCAA over Penn State sanctions

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — In a bold challenge to the NCAA’s powers, Pennsylvania’s governor claimed in a lawsuit Wednesday that college sports’ governing body overstepped its authority and “piled on” when it penalized Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child ...

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Pa. treasurer questions lottery plans

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The private company seeking a contract with Gov. Tom Corbett to run the Pennsylvania Lottery may not get paid unless its plans to expand lottery gambling are clearly legal under state law, Treasurer Rob McCord said Wednesday. ...

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Laslo Boyd: Real fraud is in Pennsylvania voter ID law

The grass is not always greener on the other side of the Mason-Dixon Line. The saga of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, which has involved all three branches of state government, is a cautionary tale of what happens when partisan politics comes unglued from any sense of limits.

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Officials seize 400 video gambling machines in Pa.

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — State and federal agents seized about 400 video gambling machines from locations across northeastern Pennsylvania as part of a two-year probe of illicit gaming, officials announced Thursday. Authorities raided 187 businesses in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Susquehanna and Wayne ...

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