- Associated Press - Friday, June 26, 2015

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Friday.

APPEALS COURT STRIKES DOWN LAW MAKING IT EASIER TO CHALLENGE LOCAL FIREARMS ORDINANCES

The Commonwealth Court said the procedure the Republican-controlled Legislature used to enact the law in the final days of last year’s session violated the state constitution. But the law being overturned had been used to sue municipalities for regulating guns in ways the state constitution says they can’t.

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FLIGHT 93 NATIONAL MEMORIAL VISITOR CENTER COMPLEX TO OPEN IN TIME FOR 14TH ANNIVERSARY OF TERROR ATTACKS

The $26 million complex will be dedicated and open to the public Sept. 10.

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FOREIGN CITIZEN CHARGED IN FAKE TAX RETURN SCHEME USING STOLEN UPMC WORKER INFORMATION

A federal grand jury says Yoandy Perez Llanes and at least three others conspired to file more than 900 phony federal tax returns seeking $2.2 million in refunds by using employee information stolen from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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HILLARY CLINTON POSTPONES PHILADELPHIA FUNDRAISER TO ATTEND SLAIN SOUTH CAROLINA PASTOR’S FUNERAL

Comcast Corp. executive David L. Cohen was set to host Friday’s fundraiser. President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy for South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney, pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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LAWMAKERS SEND 911 FUNDING BILL TO GOV. TOM WOLF

Wolf is expected to sign the law, raising the monthly phone bill fee from $1 to $1.65. The state’s 911 centers cost about $292 million a year to operate, and the fee hike is supposed to cover that cost.

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