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Digital First Media highlighted local breweries and the brewing process in a new special section called Brew Hub.

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<![CDATA[Prison release rarely an option for dying state inmates]]> Leon Jesse James was supposed to die in prison.

As a convicted murderer, Pennsylvania gave him no possibility of parole, meaning he'd spend nearly his entire adult life incarcerated for a 1971 fatal shooting in Philadelphia.

Barely 18 at the time, he was angry and immature. Over four decades, his family watched him grow up and then grow old in prisons across Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[Senate committee votes to delay Keystone Exams]]> The Senate Education Committee Tuesday unanimously approved legislation to delay the graduation requirement associated with the Keystone Exams for two years.

"This marks a crucial first step in reevaluating and rolling back the make-or-break graduation exams that were put in place by the previous administration," Sen.

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