- Associated Press - Friday, August 21, 2015

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

ATTORNEY GENERAL KATHLEEN KANE HEDGING ON RELEASE OF EMAILS NOW THAT SUPREME COURT SAYS SHE CAN

Kane says the emails will help her defend against allegations that she broke laws by releasing confidential grand jury information to a Philadelphia newspaper. But now Kane says she’s concerned that releasing the emails could be perceived as retaliating against witnesses in the criminal case against her.

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ARTISTS HOPING POPE FRANCIS WILL ACKNOWLEDGE THE KNOTTY PROBLEMS OF LIFE

The artists have collected more than 30,000 knots representing people’s everyday struggles and will soon house them in a grotto next to Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic cathedral. Organizers hope the pope stop in when he celebrates Mass there on Sept. 26.

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NEW YORK MAN GETS UP TO 16 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ALLOWING UNDERAGE DAUGTHER TO DRIVE BEFORE TRIPLE-FATAL PENNSYLVANIA CRASH

A Wayne County judge says he imposed the stiff sentence partly because Michael Ware lied to investigators about giving his 15-year-old daughter the keys, allowing her to shoulder all the blame for the crash that killed three of her friends in the Poconos last August.

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STATE SUPREME COURT AGREES TO HEAR APPEAL BY FORMER STATE REP. MICHAEL VEON

Veon has already served five years in prison for using state funds to pay bonuses to state employees for campaign work. He says the law used to convict him is unconstitutional and hopes to challenge $1 million in restitution he’s been ordered to pay the state.

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LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES GETTING OFF TO SLOW START DUE TO RAIN

All four games at the Little League World Series were washed out yesterday, setting up a delayed start with all 16 teams in the tournament playing today. Opening ceremonies were canceled and won’t be rescheduled.


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