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Lindsey Graham calls the Democrats' voting-rights bill 'the biggest power grab' in US history, rejects Manchin compromise proposal

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a news conference in Washington on January 7, 2021. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday continued to reject the premise of the For the People Act. Graham said that he would also oppose Sen. Joe Manchin's compromise proposal. "We had the largest turnout in the history the US, and states are in charge of voting in America," he said. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Sen. Lin...
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Remains of 10 More Native American Kids to Be Disinterred

The remains of 10 more Native American children who died more than a century ago at a boarding school in central Pennsylvania are being disinterred and will be returned to their relatives.
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California Defies Expectations of Doom, Promises Massive Tax Rebate

As California approaches the biggest state tax rebate in U.S. history, Bloomberg News co-founder Matthew A. Winkler questions its reputation as a state doomed by over-regulation and high taxes. In fact, California "has no peers among developed economies for expanding GDP, creating jobs, raising household income, manufacturing growth, investment in innovation, producing clean energy and unprecedented wealth through its stocks and bonds." By adding 1.3 million people to its non-farm payrolls si...
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SPC MD 1020

MD 1020 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH POSSIBLE FOR EASTERN OHIO AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Mesoscale Discussion 1020 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0607 PM CDT Sat Jun 19 2021 Areas affected...eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania Concerning...Severe potential...Watch possible Valid 192307Z - 200030Z Probability of Watch Issuance...40 percent SUMMARY...Ongoing thunderstorms have shown greater organization and increasing severe potential over the last 30 minutes. A few ...
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Falling Tree Branch in Park Kills Woman, Injures Husband

Officials say a falling tree branch struck and killed a woman and seriously injured her husband in a western Pennsylvania park.
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Keep private money out of election administration

State lawmakers may not be experts on everything, but there’s one subject on which their expertise is beyond question. State elected officials know a lot about state elections. They also know a lot about fundraising, and how much it costs to run an effective get-out-the-vote effort. They know about campaign finance laws, and contribution limits, and how hard it is to raise money. They know where their voters live, and where the other team’s voters live. So it’s interesting that a number of state...
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Firearms Policy Coalition Challenges Nevada Ban on Self-Built Firearms

Yesterday, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a motion for preliminary injunction in its federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging Nevada’s unconstitutional statutes enacted in Assembly Bill 286. IMG istock 884215372 U.S.A. -( Yesterday, Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) filed a motion for preliminary injunction in its federal Second Amendment lawsuit challenging Nevada’s unconstitutional statutes enacted in Assembly Bill 286, which established a new, confiscatory ban on all ...
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Get Outside -- Adventure Awaits in PA Lakes, Forests, Parks

Just look at Pennsylvania’s numbers: 2.2 million acres of forestland; 140 state and national parks; home to part of the Appalachian Trail; and 2,500 lakes (including a Great Lake, by the way).
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ATF Halts All New Opinion Letters For Unfinished Frames and Receivers

Polymer 80 Glock Pistol Build with Jig Finished WASHINGTON D.C. –-( Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) has halted all issuances of new opinion letters to any company submitting samples for “non-firearms” items. JSD Supply sent an email to the ATF inquiring about its request for an opinion letter from The Firearms and Ammunition Technology Division (FATD) about its new unfinished Smith and Wesson M&P, CZ Scorpion Evo, and Sig Sauer p365 products. The AT...
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Prosecutors: NJ Brothers Killed Man, Tried to Dump Him in PA

Two New Jersey brothers who authorities say killed a man and tried to dump his body in a wooded area in eastern Pennsylvania have been charged with homicide and several other counts.
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Pennsylvania's Employment Grew in May, as Labor Force Shrank

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate shrank in May and payrolls grew, even as the labor force contracted.
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Mike Ambrose: From an Ultrarunning Dream to Designing the Salomon Ultra Glide Trail Shoe

The post Mike Ambrose: From an Ultrarunning Dream to Designing the Salomon Ultra Glide Trail Shoe appeared first on iRunFar. When Mike Ambrose started working for Vertical Runner, a running store in Breckenridge, Colorado in 2014, he was excited to have landed his ideal job. Having moved to Colorado from the U.S. East Coast with a group of friends, living in the mountains with trails at his doorstep, and working a job that allowed him to share his love of trail running with others, it was living...
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The struggle to mandate Covid-19 vaccines for health care workers

Christopher Richmond keeps a running tab on how many workers at the ManorCare skilled nursing facility he manages in western Pennsylvania have rolled up their sleeves for a Covid-19 vaccine.
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The hard realities of a 'no jab, no job' mandate for health care workers

Christopher Richmond keeps a running tab on how many workers at the ManorCare skilled nursing facility he manages in western Pennsylvania have rolled up their sleeves for a Covid-19 vaccine.
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The sycophantic inner circle egging on Trump – and fueling his big lie

Despite audit after audit, the CEO of MyPillow, a state senator and a rightwing TV host remain convinced of election fraudOn 7 November 2020, after several days of vote-counting, Donald Trump lost the US presidential election. More than 60 unsuccessful lawsuits and one insurrection later, Trump has still lost the election, but the former president refuses to accept defeat.Egged on by a group of sycophants and fantasists, including a small-time Pennsylvania politician, a host on a far-right news ...
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Amazon's Ring recruited LAPD officers as brand ambassadors to help sell its products through influencer marketing

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers wear facial covering while monitoring an "Open California" rally in downtown Los Angeles, on April 22, 2020. - Over the past week there have been scattered protests in several US states against confinement measures, from New Hampshire, Maryland and Pennsylvania to Texas and California. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Amazon-owned Ring enlisted LAPD officers to help promote its products, the LA Times reported. Ring gave the officers free ...
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Kurt Lash on Reconstruction (1): Defining the topic, setting the canon

For the Symposium on Kurt Lash, The Reconstruction Amendments: The Essential Documents (University of Chicago Press, 2021)(2 vols.). What follows is a two-part review of Kurt Lash’s truly important collection of materials on “the Reconstruction Amendments” just published by the University of Chicago Press.  Both Lash and the Press have performed a genuine service to anyone interested in American constitutional history by bringing out these handsomely produced two volumes.  They will be a...
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Pennsylvania governor says Republican voting bill is based on 'fringe conspiracy theories'

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf addresses supporters before former President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for statewide Democratic candidates on September 21, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mark Makela/Getty Images Pennsylvania Republicans are seeking to impose new ID requirements on the state's voters. Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, has promised to veto any GOP voting bill. After the 2020 election, the Pennsylvania GOP tried to delay certification of Biden's victory...
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GOP Election Bill Sponsor Takes Case to Wolf News Conference

Pennsylvania's Democratic governor and the leading House Republican on the topic are trading barbs about what should be included in legislation to alter how the state registers voters and runs elections.
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FPC Applaud Texas Governor Greg Abbott for Signing Constitutional Carry

FPC Applaud Texas Governor Greg Abbott for Signing Constitutional Carry. IMG iStock-884200682 U.S.A. –-( Firearms Policy Coalition announced that Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the FPC-supported H.B. 1927 into law, enacting “constitutional carry” (i.e., permitless carry) in the Lone Star state. Texas is now the twenty-first state to enact such legislation. Under the new law, which takes effect on September 1, Texans aged 21 and older will no longer need a license to carry eit...
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Republicans Juggle Deficit, Pandemic and Schools in Budget

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania are working to assemble a budget plan that would use billions in federal aid and surplus cash to help prop up existing programs, boost aid to public schools and inject cash into sectors hard-hit by the pandemic.
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The out-of-office message you need if your company finally caught up with the times and gave you Juneteenth off

Elected officials, community leaders, youth, and drum and marching bands take part in the second-annual Juneteenth Parade in Philadelphia, PA, on June 22, 2019 in the week that Juneteenth was declared an official state holiday by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto/Getty Images Insider is taking Juneteenth observed off tomorrow. I wrote an out-of-office message to educate people and let them know I won't be checking email. Juneteenth recognizes the end of slavery...
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Sorghum, a close relative of corn, tested for disease resistance on Pennsylvania farms

With sorghum poised to become an important crop grown by Pennsylvania farmers, Penn State researchers, in a new study, tested more than 150 germplasm lines of the plant for resistance to a fungus likely to hamper its production.
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Ex-Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge hospitalized after suffering stroke

Tom Ridge, a former Republican governor of Pennsylvania and the first US secretary of Homeland Security, was transferred by ambulance to a hospital in the Washington area Wednesday morning after suffering a stroke at his residence in Bethesda, Maryland, according to a statement provided to CNN by Ridge Global LLC.
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Many States Ending $300 Federal Unemployment Benefits Early

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Judge to Mediate Dispute Over Columbus Statue in Pittsburgh

A western Pennsylvania judge will mediate a dispute over a statue of explorer Christopher Columbus in a Pittsburgh park.
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Veto-Bound Mixed-Drink To-Go Bill Passes Pennsylvania Senate

Pennsylvania's Senate is advancing legislation that substantially expands which outlets can sell bottles or cans of mixed hard-alcohol drinks to go.
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Man Fleeing Traffic Stop Hits SUVs, Barrier, Dies in Crash

Authorities say a driver fleeing a traffic stop in eastern Pennsylvania struck several other vehicles and a concrete barrier and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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14 of the best hotels for families in the US with kid-friendly perks like waterparks and popsicle hotlines

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. LEGOLAND Castle Hotel With summer here, many are eagerly ready to book family vacations. Expectations are high when it comes to family trips and picking a hotel to please all isn't easy. The best hotels for families in the US feature spacious rooms and seriously cool kid-friendly perks. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky With vaccines now available to adults and kids 12 years and older, many people...
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Republicans don't want to overhaul the economy as Biden's infrastructure plans draw strong public support

From left, Senate Minority Whip John Thune of South Dakota, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, and Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Roy Blunt of Missouri. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Republicans are pushing to cut the size and scope of Biden's $4 trillion infrastructure plan. A new poll released Wednesday indicated the Biden plans are drawing 67% support among voters. A bipartisan framework is likely to constrain its focus to physical infrastructure. See more st...
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