Former state Senator Musto dies (1:44PM)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A Former state Sen. Raphael J. Musto died this morning at his home in Pittston Township, a relative confirmed. Musto, a Democrat who served for more than 30 years in the state General Assembly and briefly in the U.S. Congress, was recently released from a federal medical prison, where he had been held after being ruled not competent to stand trial on bribery charges. (read more)
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