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Pennsylvania

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State Troopers Fatally Shoot Man After Threats

State Police say troopers from the York barracks fatally shot a man who threatened them with a knife.

08/09/2014

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As Musikfest In The Lehigh Valley Grows In Size, So Have Security Concerns

Musikfest has been striking up the bands for 31 years, growing into a musical main event, and attracting over a million visitors from across the country.

08/08/2014

Eugene DePasquale, a member of the DRPA board.  Photo provided)

DRPA Member Expresses Concern Over Unpublicized Meeting

DRPA board member Eugene DePasquale, the Pennsylvania auditor general, attended the two-hour session by phone. He thinks the lack of public notice was a mistake.

08/08/2014

(Tom Wolf, candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, center, chats with Alan Levin, CEO of Northeast Building Products.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Says State Should Do More For Philadelphia Schools

One day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.

08/07/2014

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3 From Philadelphia Area Charged With Perpetrating ‘Grandparent Scams’

A spokesman for the Pennsylvania attorney general says more than $160,000 was taken by stoking false fears among targeted seniors that loved ones were in trouble.

08/07/2014

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State, NCAA Seek Time For Talks In Penn State Suit

Lawyers for the NCAA, the governor and others asked a judge to give them a month to work on a possible settlement of a lawsuit over the penalties Penn State is paying for mishandling the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

08/07/2014

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Many Grown Child Immigrants Still Not Taking Advantage of Revised US Policy

“It’s amazing how a plastic card can really change a lot,” says immigration rights worker Maria Sotomayor, recalling her own victory in obtaining a driver’s license.

08/07/2014

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Weather: Sunny Skies And Two Celestial Events

Sunshine lovers and stargazers are going to enjoy the next several days and nights.

08/06/2014

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announces the early release of funds for Philadelphia schools.  Credit: Andy Zaramba)

Corbett Releases Funds Early For Phila. Schools; Hite, Nutter Say More Must Be Done

Schools superintendent William Hite, standing next to the governor for the announcement, stressed that this early disbursement does not resolve the $81-million funding gap the school district needs to close to avoid layoffs and other serious cuts.

08/06/2014

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West Chester Man Allegedly Gave Kitten Heroin, Choked It With A Rope

Authorities say the kitten was choked with a rope, was bleeding, and was given heroin.

08/05/2014

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Gov. Corbett Meets With Pa. Lawmakers Over Taxes For Phila. Schools, With Little Result

They met for about two hours, but in the end there was no agreement to bring the House back into session to vote on the $2-per-pack cigarette tax to fund Philadelphia public schools.

08/04/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Federal Mediation Board Tells Septa, Regional Rail Workers To Keep Talking

The National Mediation Board held a hearing with Septa and the two unions representing about 400 engineers and electrical workers on the Regional Rail lines.

08/04/2014

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US House Passes Cybersecurity Bill Ahead of Summer Recess

Before the House headed home, they actually agreed to do something — about threats to cybersecurity.

08/04/2014

(A photo provided by Emory University shows an isolation room at Emory University Hospital, where a patient who was stricken with Ebola was being treated.  Photo by Jack Kearse/ Emory University via Getty Images)

Pennsylvania’s Top Doctor Says Little To Fear Here From Ebola

As the ebola virus epidemic in West Africa continues to claim victims, there are lingering questions about whether we’ll see an outbreak in the United States.

08/04/2014

(Philadelphia public school advocates board buses for Harrisburg to demand passage of the $2-per-pack city-only cigarette tax.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia School Advocates Carry Funding Demand To Harrisburg

The point, organizers say, is that if dozens of people can take time from their lives to go to Harrisburg, lawmakers can come back into session and take action on the $2-a-pack cigarette tax.

08/04/2014

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