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The Morning Call
Women a rare breed in PA politics, even as Hillary Clinton secures the presidential nod at DNCwoman from the Steel City, and she was as tough as steel when she needed to be,
Women a rare breed in PA politics, even as Hillary Clinton secures the presidential nod at DNC
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
woman from the Steel City, and she was as tough as steel when she needed to be," Clinton said at her funeral service. Kathleen Kane – The first woman elected attorney general in Pennsylvania, Kane has been beset by scandal since taking office... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Local man accused of abusing students at Pa. Catholic schoolof a trusted school official violating the very students he was obligated to wa
Local man accused of abusing students at Pa. Catholic school
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 hours ago
of a trusted school official violating the very students he was obligated to watch over and care for," Attorney General Kathleen Kane said. "It is unacceptable for anyone to harm a child." Kane made headlines in March when she released a grand... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Judge in trial for Attorney General Kane considering ‘Porngate’ evidenceNORRISTOWN, Pa. — The judge presiding over an upcoming corruption trial involvi
Judge in trial for Attorney General Kane considering ‘Porngate’ evidence
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 hours ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The judge presiding over an upcoming corruption trial involving Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will soon determine if a series of explicit and pornographic e-mails will be allowed as evidence. Judge Wendy... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Kathleen Kane appears in court on perjury, obstruction chargesBARBARA: KATHLEEN KANE ONCE ARRIVED A'S -- ONCE A RISING NOW IN COURT. IT IS A
Kathleen Kane appears in court on perjury, obstruction charges
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 8 hours ago
BARBARA: KATHLEEN KANE ONCE ARRIVED A'S -- ONCE A RISING NOW IN COURT. IT IS A PRETRIAL HEARING. SHE IS ACCUSED OF PERJURY AND OBSTRUCTION INVOLVING LEAKED GRAND JURY INFORMATION, AND THEN LYING ABOUT IT. THE PROSECUTION SAYS IT WAS A POLITICAL... Read more
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Philly.com
Bob Brady throws 'nonpolitical' party ... for Philly politiciansphoto, says Clinton “will fit right in” here in Philadelphia. From left to rig
Bob Brady throws 'nonpolitical' party ... for Philly politicians
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
photo, says Clinton “will fit right in” here in Philadelphia. From left to right, that is Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (who goes on trial next month for allegedly leaking grand jury secrets), former U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, who was... Read more
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CNBC
Hershey Trust reaches in-principle reform agreementBruce L. Castor Jr. "When that is reduced to writing, and if it is signed by us
Hershey Trust reaches in-principle reform agreement
CNBC / Posted yesterday
Bruce L. Castor Jr. "When that is reduced to writing, and if it is signed by us and them, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will make the terms public." The agreement will impose 10-year term limits on trustees, according to people... Read more
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Philly.com
Kathleen Kane's legal problems costing taxpayers at least $436,285HARRISBURG — Squabbles in state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office haven't
Kathleen Kane's legal problems costing taxpayers at least $436,285
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
HARRISBURG — Squabbles in state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office haven't just embarrassed Pennsylvania taxpayers, they also have cost them. In the past year, Kane's office has charged the state nearly a half-million dollars in legal fees to... Read more
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Philly.com
Philly's a great place for a party, but its Democrats are a disgracePhiladelphia suburbs, pleaded guilty last year to strong-arming potential donor
Philly's a great place for a party, but its Democrats are a disgrace
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Philadelphia suburbs, pleaded guilty last year to strong-arming potential donors to his gubernatorial bid. Attorney General Kathleen Kane - who like Clinton has roots in Scranton - is facing trial on charges that she leaked confidential grand jury... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Corruption, scandals tarnish image of host city PhiladelphiaRob McCord left office and pleaded guilty to attempted extortion in a campaign
Corruption, scandals tarnish image of host city Philadelphia
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Rob McCord left office and pleaded guilty to attempted extortion in a campaign fundraising scandal. Attorney General Kathleen Kane is awaiting trial on charges that she unlawfully leaked secret grand jury material to a newspaper and then lied... Read more
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Fortune
Hershey Trust reaches in-principle reform agreementBruce L. Castor Jr. “When that is reduced to writing, and if it is signed by us
Hershey Trust reaches in-principle reform agreement
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
Bruce L. Castor Jr. “When that is reduced to writing, and if it is signed by us and them, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will make the terms public.” For more on Hershey, watch: The agreement will impose 10-year term limits on... Read more
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Salon.com
Political scandals linger as Philly readies for conventionRob McCord left office and pleaded guilty to attempted extortion in a campaign
Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Rob McCord left office and pleaded guilty to attempted extortion in a campaign fundraising scandal. —Attorney General Kathleen Kane is awaiting trial on charges that she unlawfully leaked secret grand jury material to a newspaper and then lied... Read more
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Daily Herald
Political scandals linger as Philly readies for conventionRob McCord left office and pleaded guilty to attempted extortion in a campaign
Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Rob McCord left office and pleaded guilty to attempted extortion in a campaign fundraising scandal. -Attorney General Kathleen Kane is awaiting trial on charges that she unlawfully leaked secret grand jury material to a newspaper and then lied... Read more
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Philly.com
Is Philly too cocky for the DNC?with epic numbers of its leaders convicted (ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah, ex-Treasurer
Is Philly too cocky for the DNC?
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
with epic numbers of its leaders convicted (ex-Rep. Chaka Fattah, ex-Treasurer Rob McCord), indicted (Attorney General Kathleen Kane, State Sen. Larry Farnese) or under investigation. Here's a reality check: Philadelphia's comeback has been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hershey Trust reaches in-principle reform agreementBruce L. Castor Jr. "When that is reduced to writing, and if it is signed by us
Hershey Trust reaches in-principle reform agreement
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Bruce L. Castor Jr. "When that is reduced to writing, and if it is signed by us and them, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane will make the terms public." The agreement will impose 10-year term limits on trustees, according to people... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sweet dreams? Oreo-maker Mondelez could make another bid to buy Hersheyin recent years for scandals tied to compensation and term limits of its board
Sweet dreams? Oreo-maker Mondelez could make another bid to buy Hershey
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
in recent years for scandals tied to compensation and term limits of its board members. In 2013, state Attorney General Kathleen Kane — who's not running for re-election this fall as she faces criminal charges of perjury and obstruction —... Read more
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TribLIVE
Local group, Alaska petition circulator challenge state’s ballot access lawof those requirements are unconstitutional. They are suing the Allegheny County
Local group, Alaska petition circulator challenge state’s ballot access law
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
of those requirements are unconstitutional. They are suing the Allegheny County Board of Elections and Attorney General Kathleen Kane. County spokeswoman Amie Downs and a representative for the Attorney General's Office declined comment. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sweet dreams? Oreo-maker Mondelez could make another bid to buy Hersheyin recent years for scandals tied to compensation and term limits of its board
Sweet dreams? Oreo-maker Mondelez could make another bid to buy Hershey
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
in recent years for scandals tied to compensation and term limits of its board members. In 2013, state Attorney General Kathleen Kane — who's not running for re-election this fall as she faces criminal charges of perjury and obstruction —... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Port Royal man among those swept up in Centre County drug investigationwho have been charged in connection with this investigation are being sought on
Port Royal man among those swept up in Centre County drug investigation
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
who have been charged in connection with this investigation are being sought on active arrest warrants. Attorney General Kathleen Kane thanked the following agencies for their work on the investigation: the Centre County District Attorney's... Read more
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Times News
Defamation case against Pa. attorney general tossedjudge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney
Defamation case against Pa. attorney general tossed
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney general staffers against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and says any comments Kane made weren’t damaging enough to warrant litigation. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more
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TribLIVE
Judge tosses former staffers’ defamation lawsuit against Kanejudge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney
Judge tosses former staffers’ defamation lawsuit against Kane
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney general staffers against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and says any comments Kane made weren't damaging enough to warrant litigation. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Defamation case against Pa. AG Kathleen Kane droppedjudge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney
Defamation case against Pa. AG Kathleen Kane dropped
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney general staffers against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and says any comments Kane made weren't damaging enough to warrant litigation. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Defamation case against Pennsylvania attorney general tossedjudge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney
Defamation case against Pennsylvania attorney general tossed
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney general staffers against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and says any comments Kane made weren't damaging enough to warrant litigation. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Defamation case against Pennsylvania attorney general tossedjudge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney
Defamation case against Pennsylvania attorney general tossed
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney general staffers against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and says any comments Kane made weren't damaging enough to warrant litigation. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more
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TribLIVE
Charges dismissed for former Franklin Township supervisor, wifelevel, along with two counts of theft against Cheryl Bozek. Jeff Johnson, spok
Charges dismissed for former Franklin Township supervisor, wife
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
level, along with two counts of theft against Cheryl Bozek. Jeff Johnson, spokesman for the office of Attorney General Kathleen Kane, said Wednesday that the change in district attorneys presented a conflict in further county prosecution, so... Read more
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York Daily Record
Defamation case against Pa. AG Kathleen Kane droppedjudge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney
Defamation case against Pa. AG Kathleen Kane dropped
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Pennsylvania attorney general staffers against Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and says any comments Kane made weren't damaging enough to warrant litigation. The Philadelphia Inquirer... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
AG’s Office settles pay equity lawsuit with Kane’s twin sisterPa Attorney General Kathleen Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen
AG’s Office settles pay equity lawsuit with Kane’s twin sister
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 days ago
Pa Attorney General Kathleen Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. – Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s has settled a paid equity lawsuit filed by her twin sister, Ellen Granahan. Terms of the settlement include a 19 percent pay raise retroactive to 2015 and $80,000... Read more
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Philly.com
Judge dismisses defamation suit brought against KaneA federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a defamation suit against Pennsylvania At
Judge dismisses defamation suit brought against Kane
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
A federal judge on Tuesday tossed out a defamation suit against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, saying that even false remarks by her did not do enough damage to the plaintiffs for her to face a lawsuit. Even if Kane's statements... Read more
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TribLIVE
Castor next in line to be Pennsylvania attorney generalhe confirmed Tuesday. Castor effectively becomes first deputy on Wednesday, sa
Castor next in line to be Pennsylvania attorney general
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
he confirmed Tuesday. Castor effectively becomes first deputy on Wednesday, said spokesman Jeff Johnson. Attorney General Kathleen Kane faces trial next month on 12 criminal charges including two felonies. Kane maintains her innocence. She must... Read more
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Philly.com
The Cleveland carnival commencesmight even be a mention from the GOP platform that the viewing of pornography i
The Cleveland carnival commences
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
might even be a mention from the GOP platform that the viewing of pornography is causing a "public health crisis." Where's Kathleen Kane when we need her, right? Still, we're looking at history here. And maybe the oddest convention ever in maybe... Read more
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New York Magazine
Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?Philly D.A.’s office is also implicated in “Porngate” — officials sent porno fr
Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?
New York Magazine / Posted 13 days ago
Philly D.A.’s office is also implicated in “Porngate” — officials sent porno from their work emails, and Attorney General Kathleen Kane, whose office is investigating, says unrelated perjury charges against her are revenge. (One insider described... Read more
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The Morning Call
Delayed for years, Bethlehem's National Museum of Industrial History set for Aug. 2 grand openinga 50 percent cut to his $180,000 a year salary cut and retired on Jan 1, 2015.
Delayed for years, Bethlehem's National Museum of Industrial History set for Aug. 2 grand opening
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
a 50 percent cut to his $180,000 a year salary cut and retired on Jan 1, 2015. The matter was referred to Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who gave the museum a deadline of two years to open, partner with another nonprofit or dissolve. In May of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Attorney general says woman faked cancer to raise $36,000woman faked having cancer, and fooled her family, friends and others into raisi
Attorney general says woman faked cancer to raise $36,000
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
woman faked having cancer, and fooled her family, friends and others into raising more than $36,000. Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Thursday that Danielle Kunkel, of Newtown, has agreed to repay the money raised under false... Read more
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York Daily Record
AG: Pa. woman fakes cancer, raises $36kwoman faked having cancer, and fooled her family, friends and others into raisi
AG: Pa. woman fakes cancer, raises $36k
York Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
woman faked having cancer, and fooled her family, friends and others into raising more than $36,000. Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Thursday that Danielle Kunkel, of Newtown, has agreed to repay the money raised under false... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Bucks Woman Faces Accusations She Faked Cancer for Moneywoman faked having cancer, and fooled her family, friends and others into raisi
Bucks Woman Faces Accusations She Faked Cancer for Money
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 19 days ago
woman faked having cancer, and fooled her family, friends and others into raising more than $36,000. Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Thursday that Danielle Kunkel, of Newtown, has agreed to repay the money raised under false... Read more
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The Morning Call
Republican Lehigh County DA backs Democrat Josh Shapiro for attorney generalare vying for a vacant position as the top criminal and civil legal authority i
Republican Lehigh County DA backs Democrat Josh Shapiro for attorney general
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
are vying for a vacant position as the top criminal and civil legal authority in Pennsylvania. Incumbent Democrat Kathleen Kane is not seeking a second term while she battles numerous legal issues, including a criminal perjury trial set to... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Will the Hershey legacy endure?: Wellsin bureaucracy and high-level politics. The politics part surprises. Three year
Will the Hershey legacy endure?: Wells
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 20 days ago
in bureaucracy and high-level politics. The politics part surprises. Three years ago, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced an agreement with the Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust putting an end to double-dipping... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Children’s advocate commits suicidejury report stuck out to many as particularly appalling. The report was releas
Children’s advocate commits suicide
Altoona Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
jury report stuck out to many as particularly appalling. The report was released in March by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane and detailed a widespread coverup by more than 50 priests and Roman Catholic Church officials in the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Wolf hires top Kane deputy to be state's inspector generaloffice to be inspector general. Wolf on Tuesday named Bruce Beemer, who has op
Wolf hires top Kane deputy to be state's inspector general
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
office to be inspector general. Wolf on Tuesday named Bruce Beemer, who has openly questioned his boss, Attorney General Kathleen Kane, during the past two tumultuous years there. Beemer, a former Allegheny County prosecutor, joined the attorney... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gov. Wolf appoints Beemer Inspector GeneralTuesday he'd appointed Bruce Beemer as Pennsylvania's Inspector General. Beeme
Gov. Wolf appoints Beemer Inspector General
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Tuesday he'd appointed Bruce Beemer as Pennsylvania's Inspector General. Beemer, who has served as Attorney General Kathleen Kane's first deputy, replaces Grayling Williams, who resigned to take a new position out of state in law... Read more
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Philly.com
Key Kane witness named new Pa. inspector generalHARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf on Tuesday appointed Bruce Beemer, a top deputy to embat
Key Kane witness named new Pa. inspector general
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf on Tuesday appointed Bruce Beemer, a top deputy to embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, to be the state's next Inspector General. Beemer, Kane's first deputy, will replace Grayling Williams, another onetime... Read more
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Fortune
Mondelez's Bid May Find Gaps in Hershey's Armordeal if it deems it “unnecessary for the future economic viability of the compa
Mondelez's Bid May Find Gaps in Hershey's Armor
Fortune / Posted 23 days ago
deal if it deems it “unnecessary for the future economic viability of the company.” The current AG in Pennsylvania, Kathleen Kane, is set to go on trial next month for allegedly leaking lewd and bigoted emails between prosecutors and judges... Read more
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Market Watch
Prospective Hershey suitors face numerous unusual hurdlesand has done so in the past. Yet another challenge is the current political tu
Prospective Hershey suitors face numerous unusual hurdles
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
and has done so in the past. Yet another challenge is the current political turmoil in the state, where Attorney General Kathleen Kane is riding out the last few months of her first term, having been stripped of her law license after being... Read more
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Philly.com
S. Jersey man charged as head of Philly-based drug ringhave been charged in a multimillion-dollar drug and money-laundering operation
S. Jersey man charged as head of Philly-based drug ring
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
have been charged in a multimillion-dollar drug and money-laundering operation based in Philadelphia, Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Friday. "These people are dangerous, drug-dealing, poison- popping people who are preying on our... Read more
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Reuters
Mondelez's bid may find gaps in Hershey's armordeal if it deems it "unnecessary for the future economic viability of the compa
Mondelez's bid may find gaps in Hershey's armor
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
deal if it deems it "unnecessary for the future economic viability of the company." The current AG in Pennsylvania, Kathleen Kane, is set to go on trial next month for allegedly leaking lewd and bigoted emails between prosecutors and judges... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mondelez's bid may find gaps in Hershey's armordeal if it deems it "unnecessary for the future economic viability of the compa
Mondelez's bid may find gaps in Hershey's armor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
deal if it deems it "unnecessary for the future economic viability of the company." The current AG in Pennsylvania, Kathleen Kane, is set to go on trial next month for allegedly leaking lewd and bigoted emails between prosecutors and judges... Read more
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Philly.com
Mondelez's bid may find gaps in Hershey's armordeal if it deems it "unnecessary for the future economic viability of the compa
Mondelez's bid may find gaps in Hershey's armor
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
deal if it deems it "unnecessary for the future economic viability of the company." The current AG in Pennsylvania, Kathleen Kane, is set to go on trial next month for allegedly leaking lewd and bigoted emails between prosecutors and judges... Read more
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Philly.com
S. Jersey man charged as head of Philly-based drug ringbeen charged in a multi-million dollar drug and money laundering operation cent
S. Jersey man charged as head of Philly-based drug ring
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
been charged in a multi-million dollar drug and money laundering operation centered around Philadelphia, Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Friday. Andre Wilson, 37, of Merchantville, was the group's ring leader, Kane said. Wilson would... Read more
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The Morning Call
House moving on Kathleen Kane impeachmentHARRISBURG — A legislative panel is moving forward with possible impeachment pr
House moving on Kathleen Kane impeachment
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
HARRISBURG — A legislative panel is moving forward with possible impeachment proceedings against state Attorney General Kathleen Kane following a vote Tuesday to set up a subpoena process and seek possible protective court orders barring retaliation... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Panel approves subpoena power in AG Kane impeachment probeHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A legislative subcommittee investigating the possible im
Panel approves subpoena power in AG Kane impeachment probe
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A legislative subcommittee investigating the possible impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is authorizing its chairman to issue subpoenas. The House Subcommittee on Courts voted Tuesday to give Montgomery... Read more
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TribLIVE
State House panel to subpoena records for Kane investigationKane investigation | TribLIVE Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane di
State House panel to subpoena records for Kane investigation
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
Kane investigation | TribLIVE Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane discusses a grand jury report detailing sexual abuse in the Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese during a news... Read more
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