HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man freed from prison after his arson-murder conviction was overturned says it's difficult to think about the 24 years he lost. Seventy-nine-year-old Han Tak Lee was released on bail today from the federal courthouse in Harrisburg while prosecutors decide whether to appeal a ruling that threw out his conviction in his daughter's 1989 death. The former New York City clothing store owner plans to return to the city.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - An umbrella group for Pittsburgh-area labor unions has told Governor Tom Corbett he can't march in the city's Labor Day parade, despite an invitation from at least two individual unions. Jack Shea, the president of the Allegheny County Labor Council which sponsors the parade, tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Corbett isn't invited.
HAWLEY, Pa. (AP) - A northeastern Pennsylvania resort is cleaning up after an inundation by floodwaters overnight. A resort official says flash floods rushed through the Pocono region's Woodloch Pines Resort last night as more than 1,000 people were staying at the hotel.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - Police have returned a life-size statue of President Barack Obama that went missing from its owner's northeastern Pennsylvania porch and was found a few days later reclining on a nearby park bench with a six-pack of Twisted Tea. The owner, Tiffany Bruce, said she was relieved to get it back. The statue depicts Obama smiling and sitting casually, his legs crossed and his right arm flung out.
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