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 Gov. Tom Wolf said he is open to expanding the availability of wine and beer into more locations, such as supermarkets.
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Gov. Tom Wolf said he is open to expanding the availability of wine and beer into more locations, such as supermarkets.

Wolf vetoes GOP liquor privatization bill

The governor’s veto of the high-profile Republican priority comes after Tuesday veto of a GOP-crafted state budget.


 U.S. forward Amy Rodriguez dribbles against China defender Liu Shanshan in the World Cup quarterfinals.

U.S. women's soccer at Heinz Field a hot ticket

The U.S. faces Japan on Sunday for the World Cup title, a rematch of the 2011 final.



Trial set for one Plum teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

Jason Cooper, 38, of Verona is scheduled to appear before Judge David R. Cashman on Aug. 12 for motions court and a trial.



Little Sewickley Creek Bridge in Edgeworth to reopen

The bridge has been closed since March 23, when it was damaged in a crash involving a novice driver.


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Gulf states reach $18.7 billion settlement with BP over oil spill

The settlement in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill represents the largest environmental settlement in American history.



U.S. probing possible airline collusion

The Justice Department is conducting a civil antitrust investigation of whether airlines illegally signaled each other to keep fares high.


 

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IAEA chief heads to key talks in Iran

The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief’s visit to Tehran is intended to seek a plan to examine Iran’s past nuclear program experiments.



Europe says no to talks with Greece

European officials said there would be no further debt negotiations with Greece until after its planned referendum Sunday.


 
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Random Acts of Kindness: Helpful return of passport preserved big trip abroad

Plus: Bert lent strong hands to assist older women, dining cousins received a donated lunch, left purse returned.



Local Dispatch: July 4 is a day to sing praises of Pete Seeger and Mom

Voices of Pete Seeger and Mom would make for a great July Fourth holiday.


 

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Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

1) After the least surprising veto in state history, Gov. Tom Wolf and Harrisburg Republicans are starting all over on a state


Breakfast Sausage: 5 stories to read today

Yvonne Edmunds, of Pittsburgh, making signs as groups concerned with funding of education, wages, and cuts to social programs