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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

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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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‘Revenge Porn’ Bill Readied In Pennsylvania Senate

The ACLU says legislation that would criminalize so-called “revenge porn” in Pennsylvania needs to balance the needs of victims with protection of free expression.

12/11/2013

Dr. Bruce MacLeod at podium (credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania Medical Society President Sees Doctor Shortage On The Horizon

The head of the Pennsylvania Medical Society foresees an at least temporary shortage of doctors as the new federal health care law continues to roll out.

12/11/2013

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Gov. Corbett’s Effort To Hire Private Company To Manage Pa. Lottery Back In High Gear

William Dando, the legislative director for AFSCME District Council 13, says the Corbett administration is negotiating with his union on the issues of should a private manager be hired and the future of Lottery employees.

12/05/2013

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Pennsylvania House Set For Final Vote On Transportation Funding Bill

The stage is now set for a final vote on major new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit after the state Senate approved a bill yesterday.

11/21/2013

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City Council To Extend Gentrification Relief Deadline

City Council plans to extend a deadline for one of the programs that will give homeowners relief next year in the wake of Philadelphia’s new property assessments.

11/17/2013

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Despite New Co-Sponsor, No Vote Likely For Pa. Medical Marijuana Bill

Democratic state Senator Daylin Leach – who’s also running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 13th district – has long been a champion of legalizing marijuana. But this time, he says he’s picked up a Republican Senator who will co-sponsor his legislation to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

11/15/2013

Gov. Tom Corbett opens his re-election campaign.  (Credit: KDKA, Pittsburgh)

Dems Sharpen Knives As Corbett Kicks Off Campaign

Corbett’s poll numbers have slid from bad to worse, and his campaign kickoff follows a tough summer.

11/09/2013

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Pa. House Speaker Won’t Rule Out Kathleen Kane Impeachment

The speaker of the state house says he’s not dismissing a move by a Republican member to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane for her decision not to defend Pennsylvania’s marriage law in court.

10/23/2013

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Pa. Lawmakers Push Back Vote On Transportation Bill Until At Least Next Month

The speaker of the state house now says a vote on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit won’t happen until next month at the earliest.

10/23/2013

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State Department of Labor and Industry Looks To Organize Its Phone Services

The new system is based on the last digit of your social security number.

10/21/2013

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