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PA Prosecutor Eyes Gas Royalty Check Complaints

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane is reviewing whether her office has jurisdiction to investigate complaints into the costs that natural gas exploration giant Chesapeake Energy Corp. deducts before it pays royalties to the owners of land where it drills.

02/15/2014

(Amtrak's display at 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia announces suspension of all service between Philadelphia and Harrisburg.   Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Transportation Problems Linger After Ice Storm

Transportation delays linger after Wednesday’s winter storm that dumped up to a full half inch of ice on portions of the region and left hundreds of thousands without heat and electricity.

02/06/2014

Governor Tom Corbett

Gov. Corbett Signs Disaster Emergency Proclamation In Response To Devastating Storm

Governor Tom Corbett Wednesday night signed a disaster emergency proclamation in response to this week’s devastating storm.

02/05/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to reporters in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

In Budget Address, Gov. Corbett Says Pa. Economy Is Recovering Thanks To Hard Choices

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is lauding the turnaround of Pennsylvania’s economy during the four years he was in office.

02/04/2014

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Pennsylvania Senate Sends ‘Revenge Porn’ Bill To House

The state Senate has passed and sent the House a bill that would outlaw so-called “revenge porn”.

01/29/2014

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Senate Bill Would Give Colleges Authority To Approve Charter Schools In Pennsylvania

Part of a bill pending in the Pennsylvania senate would give universities the authority to approve new charter schools. But one non-profit says there’s no evidence that would improve student performance.

01/29/2014

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Pennsylvania Bill To Address Detainment Of Terror Suspects On Hold

A Pennsylvania Senate committee postponed a vote yesterday on a bill that would direct state and local agencies not to comply with federal law allowing for the “indefinite detention” of people by the United State government.

01/16/2014

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Pa. House Passes Bill To Stop Punishment Of Repeat 911 Callers

The Pennsylvania House has sent the Senate a bill that would prevent municipalities from punishing crime victims or people in need of emergency services who are involved in multiple calls for assistance.

01/15/2014

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Speculation Surrounds Liquor Reform In Harrisburg

Word this past week that liquor privatization talks are heating up again in the state capitol prompts the question: if a deal on legislation is reached, what might it look like?

01/12/2014

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See All We Grow At Pennsylvania Farm Show

Whether you love to garden or you’ll never grow a thing in your life, you should go to the Pennsylvania Farm Show.

01/06/2014

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Amtrak Service On Keystone Line Suspended Between Lancaster and Harrisburg

Amtrak says Keystone Service is temporarily suspended for passengers traveling between Lancaster and Harrisburg, Pa., due to boulders blocking the tracks.

12/30/2013

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Bucknell Students Sue Over 2012 Residence Searches

A federal lawsuit by six current and former Bucknell University students claims searches of a fraternity and another residential building early last year violated constitutional protections against unreasonable search and seizure.

12/20/2013

Voters in Pennsylvania believe the state has enough slot machines. (FILE: credit CBS 3)

Poll: Pennsylvania Voters Say ‘No’ To Online Gambling

“Pennsylvanians like gambling where it is right now,” Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, said.

12/19/2013

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. House Approves Bills To Reduce Legislature By One Fourth

The state House has approved bills that could lead to an amendment to the state Constitution that would reduce the membership of the state House and Senate by about a fourth.

12/18/2013

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Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Requiring New Teachers To Pass A Drug Test

The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would require drug testing for prospective teachers and other school employees in Pennsylvania.

12/11/2013

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