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Pennsylvania: State in the northeastern United States
Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the Northeastern, Great Lakes, Appalachian, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.

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Massive Apartment Fire Breaks Out in Pennsylvania [Video]

Massive Apartment Fire Breaks Out in Pennsylvania

More than 100 people have been forced out of their homes after a massive fire broke out at an apartment building in North Coventry Township, Pennsylvania. At least four people had to be taken to the..

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Four injured and over 100 left homeless as fire engulfs Pennsylvania apartments [Video]

Four injured and over 100 left homeless as fire engulfs Pennsylvania apartments

At least four people were injured and more than 100 left homeless after a fireat an apartment building in Pennsylvania. Three fire engines attended theblaze in North Coventry Township, about 35 miles..

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Premier League 2019/20 in pictures [Video]

Premier League 2019/20 in pictures

Liverpool were crowned top-flight champions for the first time in 30 years ina season which was extended by the coronavirus pandemic. Here, the PA newsagency picks out some of the best images from an..

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New Premier League season to return from September 12 [Video]

New Premier League season to return from September 12

The new English football season will begin on September 12, and Premier Leagueclubs hope to have trialled spectators in stadiums before then. The 2020-21top flight and EFL campaigns will commence on..

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Trump bets re-opening schools may win votes [Video]

Trump bets re-opening schools may win votes

[NFA] The Republican president's re-election effort sees re-opening schools shuttered by the coronavirus as part of a plan to restore his standing among suburban voters. This report produced by Zachary..

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A look at what was happening when Liverpool last won the league in April 1990 [Video]

A look at what was happening when Liverpool last won the league in April 1990

It is 30 years since Liverpool last won the top-flight championship. Here, the PA news agency casts an eye back at how the world looked back in April 1990 – in sport and elsewhere – when they last..

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'He's like a child' -Biden on Trump's COVID-19 response [Video]

'He's like a child' -Biden on Trump's COVID-19 response

During remarks in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on Thursday, former Vice-President Joe Biden called out President Trump for his "whining and self-pity" while the nation goes through a pandemic.

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Bill Cosby Granted Right To Appeal [Video]

Bill Cosby Granted Right To Appeal

Once known as 'America's Father' for his titular role on "The Cosby Show,' actor and comedian Bill Cosby was imprisoned in 2018. Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple..

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There Are COVID Travel Restrictions In 15 States [Video]

There Are COVID Travel Restrictions In 15 States

According to Business Insider, nonessential travel is resuming as governors ease states' lockdown orders. But, it's not your typical summer travel season. 15 governors have enacted statewide travel..

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Biden: Trump Has No Plan For Economy Except To Hang An 'Open For Business' Sign [Video]

Biden: Trump Has No Plan For Economy Except To Hang An 'Open For Business' Sign

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will discuss plans to safely reopen a US economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. Reuters reports Biden will speak on the issue when he visits the..

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How will the Premier League look when it restarts? [Video]

How will the Premier League look when it restarts?

Premier League clubs have unanimously approved return-to-play protocols and a match day operations plan, effectively the final piece of the puzzle in order for matches to restart behind closed doors..

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Should the two-metre social-distancing restriction be reduced to one? [Video]

Should the two-metre social-distancing restriction be reduced to one?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to keep the two-metre social-distancing restriction, which is currently in place for all nations in the UK, under “constant review”. But there have been..

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The royal couple from engagement to now [Video]

The royal couple from engagement to now

The Duke of Edinburgh celebrates his 99th birthday with the release of an official photograph with the Queen. The PA news agency looks back at the then Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 40,597 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 40,597

The Department of Health and Social Care said 40,597 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Sunday, up by 55 from..

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Newlyweds join Black Lives Matter protest [Video]

Newlyweds join Black Lives Matter protest

Eyewitness video showed footage of a married couple joining protesters moments after saying 'I do' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday (June 6).

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How 'the most violent' special education school ended restraint and seclusion

Centennial, a private special education school in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, went from more than 1,000 restraints in a year to zero.
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Video shows Pennsylvania cop using knee restraint

Video has emerged of a police officer placing his knee on a man's head and neck area outside a Pennsylvania hospital. Activists say the Allentown Police Department violated its own use-of-force policy..
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Priti Patel to ban foreign criminals entering UK in post-Brexit immigration plan

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Home Secretary Priti Patel will announce the UK’s new points-based immigration system, which will replace the EU’s freedom of movement from January 1 (Picture: PA) The Home Secretary is set to..
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Pennsylvania police investigating after 'disturbing' video shows officer kneeling on man's neck in Allentown

Video of the incident in Pennsylvania shows two officers restraining a man on the ground while a third officer appears to put a knee on his neck.
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Pennsylvania police have received over $6M worth of military surplus since 2018

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PA passes bill to manage, regulate water resources

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Treatments tested for invasive pest on allium crops

treatments tested for invasive pest on allium crops
Native to Europe but discovered in Pennsylvania in 2015, the Allium leafminer is a fly whose larvae feed on crops in the Allium genus, including onions, garlic and leeks. ......
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Trump Is in Trouble in Pennsylvania, but ‘He’s Been Way Behind Before’

The president’s campaign and allies have sketched out a comeback path in the battleground state, which he narrowly won in 2016, hoping to capitalize on factors like energy policy.
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Judge: US must free migrant children detained with parents

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Biden talks about Trump's 'twin legacies', health care in swing-state Pennsylvania trip

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Trump trails Biden in Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida, North Carolina and Arizona, poll finds

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In surprise move, Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear Bill Cosby’s appeal

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Pennsylvania police officer fired for 'racist and derogatory' email about Black people, journalists and politicians

Sgt. Jeff Annunziata, in an email to Mayor Joe Schember and Erie Times-News reporters, criticized the Black community, protesters and journalists.
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Two neo-Nazis go on trial accused of killing German politician

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A German court has started hearing the case against two far-right extremists accused of killing a regional politician whose execution-style murder shocked the country last year. Walter Luebcke, a..
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U.S. college towns on edge as coronavirus threatens football season

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