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Pennsylvania

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Bucks County Dog Found In Oregon Reunited With Owners

After making it nearly 3,000 miles from her Upper Southampton home, Gigit was a lot closer to her old stomping grounds when she got off the plane at Philadelphia International around 11 p.m.

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(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

After A Summer Of Uncertainty, Philadelphia School Leaders Exhale Over Passage Of Cigarette Tax

Relief. That’s the reaction from Philadelphia school officials at word the Senate has passed the long-awaited cigarette tax.

3 hours ago

School District of Philadelphia. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Senate OKs Philadelphia Schools Cigarette Tax Measure

After hanging in limbo all summer long, the state Senate – on the first day of fall – has finally sent a bill to Governor Tom Corbett that will authorize a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes to raise desperately need cash for Philadelphia schools.

8 hours ago

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For College Students, Four Years Is No Longer The Norm

Many freshmen starting school this year say they have a plan to make sure they graduate before 2020.

16 hours ago

File photos of Governor Tom Corbett and his challenger, Tom Wolf. (Credit for file photos of Corbett and Wolf: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.

22 hours ago

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett. (credit: CBS)

Governor Corbett Confident Trooper Ambush Suspect Will Be Caught

The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.

09/22/2014

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Day 9 Of Manhunt For PA Barracks Shooting Suspect Eric Frein

With a helicopter flying overhead, law enforcement officers wearing bulletproof vests and armed with rifles continued their hunt for Eric Frein, 31, now on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.

09/21/2014

Eric Matthew Frein. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Police Surround Home Where Ambush Suspect Is Believed To Be Hiding

Authorities hunkered down early Saturday in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents, raising hopes they had him cornered a week after the ambush outside a rural police barracks.

09/20/2014

Eric Matthew Frein. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Manhunt Continues For Suspect In Pa. Barracks Shooting

For a second night, authorities on Friday closed roads near a home where a suspect in the ambush killing of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper recently lived with his parents, and this time gunfire was reported in the area.

09/19/2014

West Chester tight end Tim Brown is coming off a two touchdown day last week against Mercyhurst (West Chester University Athletics/Getty Images)

WCU Looks For 3-0 Start Saturday At Seton Hill

Division II West Chester will look to stay perfect on Saturday evening as they travel across Pennsylvania to visit Seton Hill.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/19/2014

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3 PennDOT Workers Hurt In Line-Painting Truck Rollover

Three Pennsylvania Department of Transportation workers were hurt after their line-painting truck rolled off the side of a Pennsylvania road.

09/19/2014

Eric Matthew Frein. (credit: Pennsylvania State Police)

Pa. Trooper Ambush Suspect Added To FBI 10 Most Wanted List

The man charged with killing a Pennsylvania state trooper during an ambush has been added to the FBI’s 10 most wanted list.

09/18/2014

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Seasonal Flu Resource Guide

CBSPhilly.com has compiled a resourceful list of links concerning the seasonal flu.

09/18/2014

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Dog Found In Oregon Heading Back To Pennsylvania

A Jack Russell terrier that somehow ended up in Oregon more than four months after she went missing from her home near Philadelphia is going to be flown back to the Keystone State.

09/18/2014

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

Bill To Change Name Of Department Of Public Welfare Sent To Gov. Corbett

The new name for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare will be the Department of Human Services. The sponsor of the bill making the change, sent to the Governor Wednesday by the House, is Representative Thomas Murt, a Montgomery County Republican.

09/17/2014

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