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- Secret Service begins regular K-9 patrols around White House
- Pentagon’s human memory-chip program moves forward
- Obama blasts GOP, ignores immigration crisis in Texas speech
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- Harry Reid: Birth-control ruling the worst Supreme Court decision in 25 years
- Vet suicides ‘horrible human cost’ of VA dysfunction: lawmaker
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A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:
FORMER FLORIDA STATE PRESIDENT TABBED BY TRUSTEES TO LEAD PENN STATE
The trustees voted unanimously to make 62-year-old Eric Barron the school’s president after more than two years of turmoil following the arrest of former longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on child molestation charges. Barron previously worked at Penn State for two decades, including four as dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
FORMER ARMORED CAR GUARD FACES LIFE IN PRISON FOR PARTNER’S MURDER DURING $2.3 MILLION HEIST
Twenty-four-year-old Kenneth Konias Jr. faces sentenced Tuesday by a judge in Pittsburgh. He was convicted in November of killing another guard before stealing money from the truck, which he used to escape to Florida.
THAWING TEMPERATURES TAKING BITE OUT OF LATEST PENNSYLVANIA SNOW STORM
The quick storm was expected drop several inches of snow before temperatures begin a steady climb above freezing.
PITTSBURGH POLICE SAY MAN SEEN IN BUS VIDEO COULD BE KEY WITNESS IN SISTERS’ SLAYINGS
Police say the man was seen on a transit bus that Susan Wolfe had ridden on the evening of Feb. 6. Wolfe and her sister Sarah Wolfe were found shot to death the following morning in the basement of the home they shared. Their sister, Mary Wolfe, is a Democratic state representative from Clinton, Iowa.
CHEVRON SAYS FIRE IS OUT AT SITE OF SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA MARCELLUS SHALE WELL EXPLOSION
Chevron says the fire in Dunkard Township went out Saturday afternoon. Crews are still searching for a cause, as well as a worker who has been missing since the well erupted Feb. 11.
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