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PA Turnpike Rolls Out 70 MPH Speed Limit A Day Ahead Of Schedule

A new 70 miles per hour speed limit is now in effect a day ahead of schedule along most of a nearly 100 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s main line.

07/23/2014

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Congressmen Inspect Central Pa. Facility Housing Immigrant Children

Congressmen Jim Gerlach, Pat Meehan, and Charlie Dent (all R-Pa.) visited a children’s home in western Berks County where children were being placed by the government.

07/22/2014

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Good-Government Activist Says Pa. Ethics Panel Working His Corruption Complaint

The probe was later shut down by state attorney general Kathleen Kane, saying she she had no choice because the investigation was so flawed.

07/22/2014

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Phila. Agrees To Better Compliance With State Gun Control Regulations

The settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia by gun-carry advocates will force police and other city officials to more strongly adhere to state law in a variety of gun-related matters.

07/22/2014

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Governor Corbett Considering Special Legislative Session To Deal With Pension Crisis

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about what he calls a crisis with public employee’s pensions.

07/22/2014

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2 Men Fatally Struck By Freight Train In Lehigh County

Authorities say that two young men are dead in eastern Pennsylvania after being struck by a freight train while crossing railroad tracks.

07/21/2014

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New Speed Limit On Stretch Of Pa. Turnpike Starts Wednesday

The Turnpike Commission says on Wednesday they will announce other sections where the speed limit will also be increased.

07/21/2014

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Weather: Heat & Humidity Return

Tuesday will stay dry with partly sunny skies but you will feel the increase in the humidity levels with high sin the upper 80s. The core of the hottest and humid air will arrive on Wednesday.

07/21/2014

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With Misgivings, State Overseers OK Philadelphia’s Five-Year Budget

The head of the PICA board told the mayor’s finance director that he’d like to see the city do more belt-tightening in order to start a rainy day fund.

07/21/2014

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Wawa Plans Replacement For Its Original ‘Store #1,’ in Folsom, Pa.

The first Wawa store, which opened for business in 1964, in Delaware County, will be closing to make way for a new one, just up the road.

07/21/2014

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1 Injured In Vehicle Fire On Pa. Turnpike

Crews are responding to the scene of a vehicle fire in the westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Willow Grove approaching Plymouth Meeting.

07/21/2014

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Corbett Says Flood of Immigrants Pose Health Risk to Americans

Corbett says one of his main concerns is the health risks that may be posed by the children.

07/21/2014

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WEATHER BLOG: Warming Up This Week

Don’t get used to the pleasant temperatures because a warmer and more humid air mass will return over the next few days.

07/20/2014

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Bryn Mawr Camp A Healing Place For International Children Of Conflict

A summer camp for young adults whose lives have been transformed by terrorism is underway for the seventh time.

07/20/2014

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Congressman’s Staffer Denies Guilt In Gun Case 

A Pennsylvania congressman’s press secretary has pleaded not guilty to a weapons charge after Capitol police say he carried a gun into a federal office building in Washington.

07/20/2014