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“Naked And Scared” Challenge Offered At Thrill Park “Naked And Scared” Challenge Offered At Thrill Park

A Halloween “haunted scream park” in Pennsylvania is offering a new challenge for those who want to go the extra mile to be terrified: the Naked and Scared attraction. Guests willing to bare for a scare are invited to shuck …

Kahr Firearms Relocating to Pennsylvania Kahr Firearms Relocating to Pennsylvania
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Go where the business is – isn’t that what everyone advises? Kahr Firearms Group has recently purchased 620 acres from Pike County Industrial Park Development Group/Business Development Corporation from Pike County Pennsylvania in order to relocate corporate offices from the …

Hospitals Refusing to Hire Smokers a Growing Trend Hospitals Refusing to Hire Smokers a Growing Trend
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As of July 1, two Philadelphia hospitals, the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, will join dozens of healthcare systems nationwide in refusing to hire smokers. The move has generated criticism from many quarters. Civil liberties …

Gettysburg Reenactment Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the Battle Gettysburg Reenactment Celebrates 150th Anniversary of the Battle
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150 years ago the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaoccurred, taking the largest number of lives of any battle in the U.S. Civil War. After the three-day battle was fought from July 1 – 3 in 1863, an estimated 46,000 U.S. and …

Marijuana Legalization in Pennsylvania Gets Allies Marijuana Legalization in Pennsylvania Gets Allies
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The Pennsylvania capital of Harrisburg is abuzz with talk of a new bill introduced by State Senator Daylin Leach that would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana in the state. After a report by the American Civil Liberties Union on the …

Grumpy Cat Doesn’t Want You to Drink at Prom, Apparently Grumpy Cat Doesn’t Want You to Drink at Prom, Apparently
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Using an internet meme to promote a alcohol-free prom night? No. Grumpy Cat would probably not approve of this Grumpy Cat-inspired ad against underage drinking at prom spotted on a highway by an annoyed redditor. Redditors crowdsourced the location and …

911 Call For Bigfoot: Only Bear Tracks Found 911 Call For Bigfoot: Only Bear Tracks Found
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Bigfoot sightings are a perennial sideshow in the U.S. Vague claims invariably turn out to be regular animal hair, gorilla suits, hoaxes, or nothing at all. This week, a man in Pennsylvania kicked off the latest Bigfoot mania with a …

10-Year-Old Put in Cage Wanted to be With Dog, Says Stepfather 10-Year-Old Put in Cage Wanted to be With Dog, Says Stepfather
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Earlier this week, Reddit user Manofmail posted a photo he took while driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The image, though blurry, depicts a young girl inside a cage with a dog in the bed of a pickup truck. While posting …

Couple Stabbing Occurs Over ‘American Idol’ Argument Couple Stabbing Occurs Over ‘American Idol’ Argument
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A couple in York, Pennsylvania have been arrested for stabbing each other during an argument over Fox network TV karaoke contest American Idol. According to a report from the York Dispatch, 48-year-old Karen Harrelson and 57-year-old Gregory Stambaugh were drinking …

Man Stabs Wife in the Face Over a Facebook Like Man Stabs Wife in the Face Over a Facebook Like
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A Philadelphia man is being held on $1 million bond after stabbing his wife in the face and neck over a Facebook like. 49-year-old Thomas Troy Young admitted to stabbing his 33-year-old wife Carla Brown back in March over her …

State Trooper, Wife Killed in Pennsylvania Murder-Suicide State Trooper, Wife Killed in Pennsylvania Murder-Suicide
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A former state trooper murdered his wife before committing suicide near Philipsburg, Pennsylvania on Thursday. Local news station WTAJ is reporting that 51-year-old Mark Miscavish shot and killed his wife, Traci Miscavish at the Country Market store where she worked. …

Police Chief Resigns After Questionable Photo Hits Facebook Police Chief Resigns After Questionable Photo Hits Facebook
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In yet another example of what-happens-on-Facebook-happens-in-front-of-everyone-in-the-world-please-stop-posting-private-crap-on-Facebook-it’s-going-to-get-you-fired-or-arrested news, a Confluence, Pennsylvania police chief has resigned after a questionable photo made its way on the site. The photo seen above of chief Tom Keller and a woman packing serious heat popped up …

‘Unconstitutional’ LGBT Internet Filters Land School District in ACLU’s Crosshairs ‘Unconstitutional’ LGBT Internet Filters Land School District in ACLU’s Crosshairs

The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Pennsylvania have sent a letter to the Governor Mifflin School District in Shillington, PA which threatens legal action if the district doesn’t address the claims of high school student Maison Fioravante. …

Pinterest Helps Local Police Clear Their Wanted List Pinterest Helps Local Police Clear Their Wanted List
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You may know Pinterest is that “place with all of the food pictures” or “that place where my girlfriend spends all of her time,” but social media is versatile – and Pinterest is proving to be no exception. The fast-growing …

Arlen Specter Dies at 82, Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter Dies at 82, Pennsylvania Senator

The political world mourns today as we lose a loyal servant to Pennsylvania, Arlen Specter, who recently changed his political affiliation from Republican to Democrat. Arlen Specter, a Kansas native, moved to Pennsylvania during his college years, where he attended …

Bear at Mall: Pittsburgh Mall Gets Another Furry Visitor Bear at Mall: Pittsburgh Mall Gets Another Furry Visitor
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Bear at mall: Shoppers at the Pittsburgh Mills mall were treated to a peculiar event when a bear wandered into Sears department store on Saturday, prompting officials to evacuate the establishment. After using the automatic doors to gain entrance to …

Pennsylvania Student Urinates On School Computers Pennsylvania Student Urinates On School Computers
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An 11 year-old boy caused quite a stir recently when he allegedly urinated all over a cart full of computers at a Pennsylvania elementary school. The grand total for his bladder-driven episode: $36,000. According to faculty, the MacBooks in question …

Google Boosting Pennsylvania Businesses With Free Websites Google Boosting Pennsylvania Businesses With Free Websites

When Google comes to town, you can hedge your bets that people are gonna be getting online. Pennsylvania businesses are going to get a bite of that particular Google-y candy bar in April as Google will be arriving to the …

Pennsylvania Anti-Texting Law Begins March 8 Pennsylvania Anti-Texting Law Begins March 8

Texting drivers, take note: in the very near future, your haphazard multitasking of texting while driving will land you a $50 fine should you get caught doing it in Pennsylvania. A new law prohibiting text-based communication while driving in the …

Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge

Do you care enough about Groundhog Day to get a special badge from Foursquare? The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today announced an exclusive deal with Foursquare that will allow users to obtain the official “PA Groundhog Day 2012” badge on February …

Google Scoffs At Complete Privacy
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Google’s Street View photography of a Pennsylvania residence drew a lawsuit from the owners, but Google dismissed the plaintiff’s opinion as being out of touch with the real world.