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Pa. museum’s Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

For decades, the Allentown Art Museum displayed an oil-on-oak panel painting called “Portrait of a Young Woman” and credited it to “Studio of Rembrandt.”

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5 firefighters injured battling apartment building blaze

Emergency dispatchers said crews were called to the Hilltop Apartments in Red Lion at about 11:45 p.m. Saturday.

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Midstate funeral director suspended after decomposing bodies found

Andrew Scheid agreed to the indefinite license suspension before a scheduled appearance Friday before the State Board of Funeral Directors.

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Philadelphia police investigating death of man in custody

An officer who struck the man in the face and head as he attempted to put him in handcuffs has been placed on administrative duty.
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Ex-Philadlephia Navy Yard worker to serve 6 months for lying to FBI

Federal authorities said Fred C. Arena lied on his application for a national security clearance.
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State urges judges to uphold felon name change restrictions

The attorney general’s office argues that overturning that provision of the Name Change Act could frustrate employers seeking accurate background checks.

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Mother ordered to trial in deaths of 2 young children in Berks County

Lisa Snyder is charged with first- and third-degree murder, child endangerment, and evidence-tampering in the September deaths of 4-year-old Brinley and 8-year-old Conner.

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