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Dingle scores 27 in Penn's 83-68 win over Harvard

Jan. 28, 2023 16:32 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Dingle scored 27 points as Penn beat Harvard 83-68 on Saturday. Dingle shot 8 for 18 (4 for 8 from 3-point range) and 7 of 8 from the free throw line for the Quakers (11-11, 3-4 Ivy League). Max Martz scored 16 points and added six rebounds. George Smith...

Sweatman scores 20, CCSU defeats Saint Francis (PA) 88-74

Jan. 28, 2023 15:20 PM EST

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Davonte Sweatman scored 20 points as Central Connecticut State beat Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) 88-74 on Saturday. Sweatman also contributed five rebounds for the Blue Devils (6-17, 4-5 Northeast Conference). Nigel Scantlebury scored 17 points and added...

Is tipping getting out of control? Many consumers say yes

Jan. 28, 2023 10:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Across the country, there’s a silent frustration brewing about an age-old practice that many say is getting out of hand: tipping. Some fed-up consumers are posting rants on social media complaining about tip requests at drive-thrus, while others say they’re...

Election-denying lawmakers hold key election oversight roles

Jan. 28, 2023 09:23 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers who have spread election conspiracy theories and falsely claimed that the 2020 presidential outcome was rigged are overseeing legislative committees charged with setting election policy in two major political battleground states. Divided...

Constitutional amendments stalled with Pa. House stalemate

Jan. 27, 2023 17:39 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters almost certainly will not see a package of proposed constitutional amendments on the statewide ballot in May’s primary election after a deadline set by Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro’s administration came and went Friday for lawmakers to pass the...

Texas death row inmates sue over solitary confinement

Jan. 26, 2023 18:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A group of death row inmates filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the Texas prison system over its policy of mandatory and indefinite solitary confinement for all prisoners who are awaiting execution, saying it causes severe physical and psychological harm. The...

Lawmakers appeal ruling on legality of impeaching Philly DA

Jan. 26, 2023 18:28 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers on Thursday filed an appeal with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, hoping to preserve elements of their impeachment case against an elected progressive Philadelphia prosecutor. The appeal asks the state's highest court to review last...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jan. 25, 2023 13:01 PM EST

LNP/LancasterOnline. January 18, 2023. Editorial: The Shapiro transition team failed the transparency test. Let’s hope the Shapiro administration does better. We congratulate Gov. Shapiro on his inauguration as Pennsylvania’s 48th governor. We hope that with Lt....

Pennsylvania passes 'forever chemicals' drinking water limit

Jan. 25, 2023 10:59 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania has enacted a statewide drinking water limit on two forms of highly toxic chemicals, nicknamed “forever chemicals.” The rule, published earlier this month in the official register of state government agency actions, sets a limit of 14 parts...

Dingle scores 23, Pennsylvania routs Hartford 76-52

Jan. 23, 2023 21:29 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Dingle had 23 points in Pennsylvania's 76-52 victory over Hartford on Monday night. Dingle made 9 of 13 shots (4 for 8 from distance) for the Quakers (10-11). Max Martz hit five 3-pointers and scored 17. Thomas Webley scored 16 to...