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PA Jobless Rate Drops in December

Harrisburg – Pennsylvania’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.5 percent in December, down one-tenth of a percentage point from November.Pennsylvania’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the fifth consecutive month, according to figures released Thursday by the state Department of Labor and Industry.Pennsylvania’s seasonally adjusted civilian labor force – the…

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Nushawn Williams Back in Court

Nushawn Williams was in court again today asking to have his guilty plea on rape charges vacated.He finished serving his sentence on those charges last spring, but the state attorney general’s office has filed a lawsuit that’s keeping him in jail, saying he is still a threat to society. That…

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FCI-McKean Inmate Gets Another Month

An inmate at FCI-McKean will spend an extra month in prison for having contraband in prison.51-year-old Hakim Malik Ali pleaded guilty to the charge, and the sentence will be tacked onto the 97-month sentence he’s currently serving.Ali had a cell phone in the prison last October.

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Complaints About Animals, Parking

Bradford City police got complaints about animals on North Center Street and Belleview Avenue and parking on Main Street, according to the complaint report and request sheet faxed to WESB and The HERO by the police department.They also checked out several buildings where alarms were activated, issued a number of…

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Another Burglary in Elk County

Ridgway state police are investigating another burglary – this time at a house.They say someone walked in the front door of Bruce Bowers’ house on Montmorenci Road and took about $800 from a desk drawer in the den.Police are also investigating about 40 camp burglaries in Elk and Cameron counties.

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Rep. Causer on Appropriations Committee

Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today was appointed to the state House Appropriations Committee, giving the fifth-term lawmaker greater standing in the development of the annual state budget. “My number one priority this year is for the state House to adopt an on-time, fiscally responsible state budget, and I believe my…