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  1. predator priests
    What’s Next for the 1,000-Plus Victims of Catholic ‘Predator Priests’?Of 301 Catholic priests named in a shocking abuse report, just two are facing trial. A proposed bill could change that.
  2. crime
    300 ‘Predator Priests’ Abused Over 1,000 Children with Impunity, Report SaysA horrifying report reveals seven decades of widespread abuse in Pennsylvania’s Catholic church.
  3. Primary Roundup: Victories for Women and ProgressivesPennsylvania’s all-male congressional delegation will be a thing of the past. And Nebraskans made a surprise choice.
  4. Today’s Primary Preview: 3 Quiet States and Some Pennsylvania NoiseThe aftermath of re-redistricting in Pennsylvania’s House delegation is the highlight of four states’ primaries.
  5. Another PA GOP Congressman Resigns, Triggering Another Special ElectionIn this really bad year for Pennsylvania Republicans, two more special elections are imminent before a terrible-looking November.
  6. school safety
    School District Arms Teachers With Tiny Baseball Bats to Stop ShootingsToday, in exercises in futility.
  7. The House Midterm Landscape is Settling — and It Looks Treacherous for the GOPWhile the big-picture factors affecting the 2018 elections have marginally improved for Republicans, individual races aren’t looking so hot for them.
  8. After Losing PA Gerrymander Battle, GOP Rep. Costello Won’t Seek ReelectionCostello had called for the impeachment of Pennsylvania Supreme Court judges, but he’s decided to quit Congress instead.
  9. school safety
    School District Gives Students Rocks to Throw at Potential ShootersA Pennsylvania school superintendent said each of his schools’ classrooms have been given five-gallon buckets of rocks to throw at armed intruders.
  10. 5 Lessons From the Pennsylvania Special ElectionThe GOP’s House Majority is (probably) not long for this earth — and four other takeaways from Conor Lamb’s success in the heart of Trump country.
  11. The GOP’s Closing Message in PA Special Election: Liberals Hate GodAs Republicans try to save a House seat in the heart of Trump Country, they abandon their tax cut message for culture war hysteria.
  12. The GOP Is Serious About Impeaching P.A. Judges for Reversing Their GerrymanderRepublican legislators in Pennsylvania have the power to impeach and remove judges. But could that backfire in the court of public opinion?
  13. Commerce Department Offers Trump Ammunition for His Trade WarTrump has until April 11 to decide whether to impose high tariffs on aluminum and steel. It’s a subject that divides his party and administration.
  14. P.A. Special Election Could Be the Only Excuse Trump Needs to Start a Trade WarTrump will have to make a decision soon on possible tariffs on steel and aluminum, which most Republicans oppose.
  15. true crime
    Hilariously Bad Sketch Actually Leads Police to Identify SuspectLook, art isn’t everyone’s strong suit.
  16. Pennsylvania Special Election Is a No-Excuses, Must-Win Race for Team TrumpWith all the advantages the GOP has in this pro-Republican, pro-Trump district, a loss would be catastrophic.
  17. Pennsylvania Lawmaker Hopes to Impeach Justices Who Rejected Gerrymandered MapSomeone has been giving Republicans ideas about doing away with courts that don’t rule in their favor.
  18. The Supreme Court Won’t Intervene on Behalf of GOP in P.A. Gerrymandering CaseThe Court deferred to a state court on the state constitution, so the GOP is going to have to redraw those maps after all.
  19. Pennsylvania GOP Defies Anti-Gerrymandering Court OrderA constitutional crisis is brewing in the Keystone State.
  20. Pennsylvania Special Election Could Be the First Ripple in a Democratic Wave“I was Trump before Trump was Trump,” says the GOP nominee in a potentially competitive special election.
  21. drama
    A State Rep. Made an Embarrassing Scene When a Colleague Briefly Touched His Arm“Look, I’m a heterosexual.”
  22. Poll: Trump Embarrasses More Than 60 Percent of Voters in 3 Crucial StatesTrump’s response to Charlottesville doesn’t seem to have gone over so well in the three states that narrowly handed him last year’s election.
  23. lawsuits
    Two Midwest Towns Are Locked in a Vicious Fight Over Their Pierogi FestivalsThe Whiting Pierogi Fest is displeased with the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival’s name.
  24. true crime
    Man Found With 11 Young Girls in Home Convicted of All Sex-Abuse CountsOne of the girls was “gifted” to Lee Kaplan by her parents.
  25. Will the Reality of President Trump Help Reverse the Black Turnout Slump?A sharp drop off in African-American voting helped Trump defeat Clinton. Democrats need a way to reverse that without Obama on the ballot.
  26. Judge Suggested Man Be Fined $1 for Each Time He Groped Sexual-Harassment VictimThe 18-year-old had been convicted of inappropriately touching a girl throughout middle and high school.
  27. transgender issues
    This Teen Is Suing His High School Over Sharing a Bathroom With a Trans StudentThe suit claims the boy was “emotionally harmed” by sharing a bathroom with a trans student.
  28. Pennsylvania 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill Advances to State SenateThe bill has no exceptions for rape or incest.
  29. This High School Gave Students an Offensive Math Problem About Sexual AssaultBad math.
  30. Stein Campaign Shifts Pennsylvania Recount Effort From State to Federal CourtCampaign balks at a $1 million bond it would have been forced to pay to proceed at the state level.
  31. Pennsylvania’s Ex-AG Is Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Leaking DocumentsHer attorneys and her son argued for leniency, but the judge ordered her to serve up to 23 months in prison for the bizarre political scandal.
  32. peep show
    Workers Announce Strike That Could Cripple Next Easter’s Peeps SupplyThey’re negotiating higher pay.
  33. Pennsylvania Attorney General Convicted of Perjury and ObstructionShe’s facing 14 years in jail over a leak meant to embarrass a rival prosecutor.
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    Oh Look, Your College Roommate Was Finally Jailed for Having Sex Too LoudlyThe 25-year-old pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.
  35. horrible things
    Creepy Pennsylvania Man Arrested After 12 Girls Found Living in His HomeThe oldest sister was “gifted” to him by their parents.
  36. Change Is a Constant, Even on the Electoral MapWhen it comes to battleground states, Pennsylvania may be the new Virginia, just as Virginia became the new Ohio.
  37. Trump Beat Cruz at His Own Organizational Game in PennsylvaniaTrump looks poised to snag 40 or more unbound delegates elected in Pennsylvania yesterday, compared to two for the supposed master Ted Cruz.
  38. Pennsylvania’s Old Grudge MatchIt’s a struggle for the body, not the soul, of the Democratic Party in a must-win Senate race, and Beltway Democrats are coming down on front-runner Joe Sestak like a ton of bricks.
  39. Pennsylvania Launches Medical Marijuana ProgramMarijuana is medicine, and it’s coming to Pennsylvania.”
  40. Pennsylvania Governor Issues Orders Banning LGBT DiscriminationPennsylvania is open for business no matter who you are or whom you love.”
  41. Woman Stiffs Driver on $600 Fare to PennsylvaniaThat’s frowned upon.
  42. Bill Cosby Stars in Pennsylvania Political Attack AdOnce Cliff Huxtable, now Willie Horton.
  43. Beer Me
    Sales of Joe Paterno ‘Legacy’ Beer Are Through the Roof“I’ve never seen anything like this … It just doesn’t happen this easy.”
  44. Awful Things
    This Waitress Says She Was Fired Because She Got a MammogramIt “was not a life-or-death situation,” according to management.
  45. Here Piggy Piggy
    Runaway Pig Has an Eventful Morning Terrorizing Customers at Burger KingIt blocked the drive-through and bit a woman’s foot.
  46. Pennsylvania Shooting Suspect May Not Have Killed HimselfAccording to the coroner.
  47. Body of Man Suspected of Killing Family Found in Pennsylvania WoodsHis ex-wife and five of her family members were fatally shot.
  48. 6 Dead in Pennsylvania Shootings, Suspect Still at LargePolice say family members were killed in multiple locations.
  49. Alleged Cop Killer Eric Frein Said He Wanted to Start a ‘Revolution’He’s been charged with two counts of terrorism.
  50. Angry Crowd Greets Beat-Up Eric Frein Outside of Pennsylvania CourtYou’re lucky we didn’t get you during hunting season.”
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