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When the Rev. Roger Diehl and his family enjoy their Thanksgiving dinner this year, they will be timing their holiday celebration around work schedules.

Police on Tuesday continued to search for the perpetrator of a drive-by shooting that killed a horse pulling an occupied buggy, with one investigator saying that those responsible showed "extreme indifference to human life."

Rows of metal cots, a chair between each, lined the social hall at First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant on a rare November night in Erie when the low temperature of 53 was 17 degrees above normal.

Scores of United Methodist pastors overturned chairs, sang hymns and held an impromptu communion in a makeshift courtroom Tuesday night moments after a jury of peers had handed down penalties to the Rev. Frank Schaefer.

Changes to forest habitat and the migration of soil into streams and rivers are two immediate threats fish and wildlife face from Marcellus Shale development, one sportsman's group says.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has lowered the performance rating of one of the two nuclear reactors at the PPL Susquehanna Steam power plant.

In an about-face, lawmakers in the House on Tuesday night passed an amended transportation funding bill that would raise up to an additional $2.4 billion to repair roads, bridges and mass transit systems by 2017-18.

Prevailing wage requirements like the one under debate in the state legislature are intended to ensure that workers on publicly funded projects are paid a market-level wage, and that contractors, in trying to submit low bids to secure work, don't undercut their employees' pay.

Joined by his attorneys and representatives from the American Civil Liberties Union, Pittsburgh teacher Dennis Henderson announced he would file a lawsuit against Pittsburgh police officer Jonathan Gromek for his wrongful arrest of Henderson last summer.


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