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Today is Friday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2013. There are 25 days left in the year. On Dec. 6, 1957, America’s first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit failed as Vanguard TV3 rose only about four feet off a Cape Canaveral launch pad before crashing back down and exploding.
- Point off hook as Yoder to refund HUD $316G
- Young dad electrocuted
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Governor seeks federal nod for alternative Medicaid plan
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett will begin the formal process Friday of seeking approval for his plan to bring billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars to Pennsylvania to extend health insurance to half a million working poor.
South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies at age 95
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Western PA doctor charged with offering drugs for sex
CLARION — A western Pennsylvania doctor has been ordered to stand trial on charges he overprescribed anti-addiction and anti-anxiety drugs and traded them for sex with female patients before his offices were raided and closed last year.
Friends' annual cooking baking date continues into a sixth decade
RIVERSIDE — The three women stood and chatted with the ease that comes from decades of friendship. “Helen’s the oldest,” said Erma Walter, the youngest at 82.
Centre County man arrested for two DUIs in two hours
BELLEFONTE — A central Pennsylvania man has been charged with driving drunk twice within two hours.
Hartleton's top cop likely to lose badge following felony conviction
LEWISBURG — The trial is over, and so likely is the nearly 40-year career of suspended Hartleton police Chief Donald “Larry” Zerbe, who was found guilty Tuesday of theft by extortion in a “fines-for-the-playground-fund” scheme.
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