- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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

PENNSYLVANIA MAN FACES SENTENCING FOR THROWING ROCK THAT SEVERELY INJURED OHIO TEACHER IN CAR

Union County court officials say 19-year-old Brett Lahr will learn Tuesday how long he’ll be incarcerated for the attack that left Sharon Budd with severe head injuries. Lahr pleaded no contest to a conspiracy count in March and opted to begin serving time before sentencing.

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WOUNDED STUDENTS TESTIFY, FACE CLASSMATE WHO STABBED THEM FOR THE FIRST TIME

The six Franklin Regional High School students who testified Monday all want 17-year-old Alex Hribal to be tried as an adult and face decades in prison for the April 2014 rampage. But defense experts say Hribal would be better off in juvenile court, where he’ll face punishment only until he’s 21 for stabbing 20 classmates and a security guard. The hearing that began Monday will resume in a few weeks.

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PHILLY POLICE DEALING WITH SECOND SHOTGUN SHOOTING OF GROUP OF PEOPLE

Monday’s shooting in Kensington injured five people. A similar shooting on Saturday night injured a toddler and nine others.

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STATE BUDGET IMPASSE LOOMING

The Republican-controlled Legislature appears more firmly on course to pass a state budget opposed by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, raising the likelihood of a veto and an extended stalemate.

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SHELL CHEMICAL GETS STATE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITS FOR PETROCHEMICAL PLANT IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

While the company says the air quality permit and others are a “critical milestone” the company has yet to make a final decision whether to build the multibillion-dollar ethane cracker plant about 25 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.


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