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 Saxonburg Mayor Pamela Bauman stands Tuesday in the doorway of her shop Mimi's Memories, Antiques & Gifts. Ms. Bauman says she supports the possible presidential candidacy of former Sen. Rick Santorum, who is scheduled to appear today in nearby Cabot.
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Saxonburg Mayor Pamela Bauman stands Tuesday in the doorway of her shop Mimi's Memories, Antiques & Gifts. Ms. Bauman says she supports the possible presidential candidacy of former Sen. Rick Santorum, who is scheduled to appear today in nearby Cabot.

Santorum to return to his roots for ‘major’ announcement

Will Rick Santorum announce tonight that he again is running for president?


 The Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Penn State.

Penn State fraternity Kappa Delta Rho loses recognition for three years

The fraternity has been stripped over a private Facebook page with photos of nude, semi-nude and incapacitated female students.



 Pennsylvania had a moment in the political sun in the 2008 election cycle, when the primary calendar and the protracted Democratic battle between then-Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton gave the state roughly six weeks of national attention undiluted by other states' contests.

Could Pennsylvania's presidential primary be moved up to March?

State Rep. Keith J. Greiner, R-Lancaster, says a mid-March primary next year would give state voters a bigger say in presidential nominees.



 This is not partisanship. This is simple good sense,” Gov. Tom Wolf said.

Governor ties early childhood education to crime prevention

The governor says a $120 million increase for early childhood education would boost graduation rates, reduce prison population.


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Floodwaters deepen in Houston after city gets more rain

Holiday weekend storms in Texas and Oklahoma killed 14 people, with at least 13 still missing.



Suicide rates increase sharply among African-American children

As suicide rates of black children under 11 soar nationwide, city experts urge caregivers to ask children about suicide.


 

World


China, updating military strategy, puts focus on projecting naval power

The strategy paper comes at a time of growing Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea.



Brother of U.S. journalist on trial in Iran calls case ‘outside the bounds’

The mother and wife of journalist Jason Rezaian were not permitted in the courtroom, his brother, Ali Rezaian, said.


 
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Inmates’ mental health advocate begins today

Lynn Patrone’s position grew out of a federal lawsuit challenging the treatment of state prison inmates with mental health issues.



Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives

The NTSB has been recommending that passenger and freight train cabs have audio recorders since the late 1990s.


 

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