LEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) - The leader of a Christian organization that operates a hospital in Afghanistan where three people were shot dead by a security guard says he does not believe the shootings were motivated by religion. Dale Brantner is CEO of Lemoyne, Pennsylvania-based Cure International. He says in a telephone interview that Christians with strong beliefs are generally respected in the Muslim world.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says it has fired the worker responsible for copying passages of his 46-page policy paper from reports written by Johnson Controls Inc. employees on energy efficiency. In a statement, Wolf says he directed his staff to ensure nothing like it happens again. The campaign says it regrets the mistake.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A long-planned bicycle sharing program in Philadelphia is moving forward. City officials say Bicycle Transit Systems has been chosen to plan and operate the system and B-cycle has been picked to provide the bicycles, stations and technology platform. The bike share is slated to roll out in spring 2015.
MONTGOMERY, Pa. (AP) - Three central Pennsylvania teenagers are accused of fatally shooting a pet donkey on an Amish family's farm. WNEP-TV reports the boys were charged yesterday, about a week after the donkey was shot 18 times on the Clinton Township farm in Lycoming County.
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