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Attorney General Josh Shapiro late Thursday filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Wolf administration asking a judge to bar Senate Republicans from using subpoenas to get personal information -- including partial Social Security numbers and driver’s license number for 9 million Pennsylvania voters

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LAKE TOWNSHIP – As ferocious winds battered his Lake Township restaurant Wednesday night, a terrified Adam McCullough led a customer to the basement.

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MERCER – Even though a high school coach stood up for Deshawn Coleman’s character Thursday, that did not stop a judge from sentencing him to 7 to 16 years in a state prison for shooting at an ice cream truck that had two adults and a 9-year-old in it.

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HERMITAGE — Parents on both sides of the state’s school mask mandate made their feelings known at Monday’s meeting of the Hermitage school board.

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The U.S. moved a step closer Wednesday to offering booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to senior citizens and others at high risk from the virus as the Food and Drug Administration signed off on the targeted use of extra shots.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania senators grilled turnpike executives over their efforts to collect unpaid tolls that amounted to $104 million last year during a hearing Wednesday prompted by an Associated Press report last week regarding some 11 million rides that generated no revenue for the…

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GREENE TOWNSHIP, Mercer County — A rare mosquito-transmitted viral infection that can spread to humans has been found in northwestern Mercer County.

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When someone calls in to the crisis hotline at the Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, the emergency could range from a lost pet to a full blown mental health crisis.

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HERMITAGE — As Dollar General prepares to break ground for its fourth general-merchandise store in Hermitage, the city’s commissioners looked into whether they could limit chain stores from over-saturating the city.

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The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.

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SHARON – While city officials appear to have dropped a proposal to fund revitalization by charging downtown business owners, they have yet to embrace a way to pay for a downtown manager program.

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The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the verge of a major new phase as government advisers Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans — despite doubts the extra shots will do much to slow the pandemic.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania senators grilled turnpike executives over their efforts to collect unpaid tolls that amounted to $104 million last year during a hearing Wednesday prompted by an Associated Press report last week regarding some 11 million rides that generated no revenue for the…

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.

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Day
Temp
Fri
49°
72°
Fri
72°/49°
Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.

Chance of Rain: 4%

Sunrise: 07:12:01 AM

Sunset: 07:15:30 PM

Humidity: 76%

Wind: S @ 5mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Friday Night

A few passing clouds. Low 49F. Winds light and variable.

Sat
46°
68°
Sat
68°/46°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 07:13:03 AM

Sunset: 07:13:46 PM

Humidity: 67%

Wind: SW @ 10mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Saturday Night

A few clouds. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 46F. Winds light and variable.

Sun
55°
71°
Sun
71°/55°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Chance of Rain: 8%

Sunrise: 07:14:05 AM

Sunset: 07:12:03 PM

Humidity: 57%

Wind: WSW @ 12mph

UV Index: 6 High

Sunday Night

Partly cloudy early with increasing clouds overnight. Low around 55F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

Mon
56°
75°
Mon
75°/56°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Chance of Rain: 17%

Sunrise: 07:15:07 AM

Sunset: 07:10:20 PM

Humidity: 60%

Wind: SW @ 11mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Monday Night

Cloudy. Low 56F. Winds light and variable.

Tue
46°
71°
Tue
71°/46°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 07:16:10 AM

Sunset: 07:08:37 PM

Humidity: 72%

Wind: NNW @ 8mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Tuesday Night

Clear. Low 46F. Winds light and variable.

Wed
45°
70°
Wed
70°/45°
More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 8%

Sunrise: 07:17:12 AM

Sunset: 07:06:54 PM

Humidity: 66%

Wind: NNE @ 8mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Wednesday Night

Clear skies. Low near 45F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

Thu
47°
70°
Thu
70°/47°
Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the upper 40s.

Chance of Rain: 7%

Sunrise: 07:18:15 AM

Sunset: 07:05:12 PM

Humidity: 64%

Wind: NE @ 8mph

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Thursday Night

Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low 47F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.

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