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 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf share a laugh during their debate at "Breakfast with the Candidates" event at today in Philadelphia.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, left, and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf share a laugh during their debate at "Breakfast with the Candidates" event at today in Philadelphia.

Sparks fly at second Corbett, Wolf campaign debate

Both argue over taxes and school funding during the one-hour “Breakfast with the Candidates” event.

  • Corbett, Wolf debate


  • Northbound I-79 off-ramp at Warrendale to close tonight

    PennDOT will close the northbound Interstate 79 off-ramp to Warrendale Bayne Road at Exit 75 tonight for paving.



    Section of West Carson Street to close tonight, Thursday night

    The inbound closures, to allow installation of electrical equipment, will begin at 8 p.m. today and Thursday.



     Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is questioned by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday.

    Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns after security lapses

    Ms. Pierson, who has been with the agency for 30 years, will be replaced by Joseph Clancy.


    Nation


    Officials: Man in Dallas with Ebola initially sent home with antibiotics

    The man, whose name wasn’t released, is the first case of the deadly viral infection to be diagnosed outside of Africa.



    Central Pennsylvania man among Carnegie Heroes

    The commission said Andrew Calvin Zimmer, 50, of Emporium, Cameron County, saved a disabled woman from burning in a house fire there in


     

    World


    Officials: Man in Dallas with Ebola initially sent home with antibiotics

    The man, whose name wasn’t released, is the first case of the deadly viral infection to be diagnosed outside of Africa.



    Iraqi Kurds win major victory at Syrian border, gain Sunni aid

    Iraq’s Kurdish peshmerga forces retake control of the Syria border crossing at Rabia from Islamic State militants.


     
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    Good reads and special projects

     Early fans waving tickets at the Civic Arena on the day of the Beatles concert on Sept. 14, 1964.
    * The Beatles in the 'Burgh in 1964: Beatlemania in Pittsburgh

    * Refugees: A journey from Nepal to Pittsburgh

    * Poor Health: How low-income urban Americans struggle to get access to healthcare

    *The Digs: Explore Pittsburgh history in photos

    *Building The Tower at PNC Plaza: An inside look

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    State


    Search for suspect in trooper shootings affects hunting season

    Pennsylvania Game Commission executive order temporarily halts hunting and trapping in seven townships in Monroe and Pike counties.



    Vermont college invites convicted killer Abu-Jamal to address students

    Mumia Abu-Jamal is serving a life term for the 1981 killing of Philadelphia police Officer Daniel Faulkner.


     

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