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U.S. Supreme Court favors ban on race priority

The high court approves a Michigan voters' ban on race-conscious admission to state universities.


 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie McGinty addresses a crowd at the Central Baptist Church in the Hill District during a debate Tuesday night that included one of her opponents, state Treasurer Rob McCord, and a representative for candidate Tom Wolf.

Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

The two other Democratic contenders, Tom Wolf and Allyson Schwartz, skipped the forum.



Obituary: Concepcion Aguilar / Her recipes traveled well from Mexico to Pittsburgh

Taco stand owner owes his success, and recipes, to his Mexican mother.



College enrollment by recent high school grads is down

College enrollment by the high school class of 2013 was lower than it has been for any graduating class since 2006, the BLS reported.


Nation


U.S. middle class no longer the richest

The American middle class, long the most affluent in the world, has lost that distinction.



Supreme Court hears arguments in Aereo online television case

The justices worried that siding with broadcasters could endanger Internet cloud services millions use to access and store digital files.


 

World


Spirit of Pope John XXIII lives on in Pope Francis

On Sunday, Pope Francis is scheduled to proclaim John a saint -- along with Pope John Paul II.



Pro-Russia insurgents linked to Ukraine abduction deaths

Ukraine's acting president on Tuesday ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east.


 
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Exclusive Philadelphia school is key locale for drugs

The investigation into a Main Line high school drug ring began months ago. Police arrested one alleged ringleader in February.



Gov. Corbett confronts negative ratings in re-election race

Despite winning all but four Pennsylvania counties in his election four years ago, the governor faces an uphill battle for a second term.


 

Early Returns


Wolf stumps in Bloomfield

York County businessman Tom Wolf wandered from store to shop to church to store in Bloomfield Tuesday, campaigning for the


Schwartz ad embraces ACA

Rep.  Allyson Schwartz, the Democratic candidate for governor, has launched a new television ad that highlights her role in



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