Pennsylvania

booking photo of Francisco Amarales-Amarales. (credit: Washington County Sheriff's Office)

Trucker Jailed For Days After He Couldn’t Pay Fine Is Freed

A Florida truck driver jailed for days in Pennsylvania because he couldn’t pay a portion of the $17,000 fine he got for driving an overweight rig has been released.

04/16/2015

booking photo of Francisco Amarales-Amarales. (credit: Washington County Sheriff's Office)

Driver Who Can’t Pay Fine On Too-Heavy Rig Jailed For 4 Days

A Florida truck driver has been jailed for four days in Pennsylvania for not being able to pay a portion of the $17,000 fine he got for driving an overweight rig loaded with gas drilling pipe.

04/15/2015

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, stand with the family's legal counsel, Benjamin Crump. (Photo by PAULA BUSTAMANTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother: ‘Use My Broken Heart’

The mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin is telling a National Urban League gathering in Philadelphia to use her story, tragedy and broken heart to stop the same thing from happening to another child.

07/26/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Florida Woman Gets Life In Prison After Killing Ex-Lover’s New Girlfriend

A Florida woman will spend life in prison for killing her ex-lover’s new girlfriend in northern Pennsylvania two years ago.

09/10/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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Opinion: Treason In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states’ electorate.

07/26/2012

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Opinion: Keystone Election Kops

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.

07/10/2012

Sen. Pat Toomey and Mitt Romney at Wawa (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Misleading Reporters Ought To Be Reassigned Or Fired

The media did a hack-job on a political story to make a politician on “the right” look stupid.

06/20/2012

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