Pennsylvania

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Man Wearing Spider-Man Mask Accused Of Robbing Pa. Pool Hall

Police were continuing to search for a man charged with helping rob a western Pennsylvania pool hall wearing a Spider-Man mask.

07/02/2015

Governor Tom Wolf announces veto at Capitol Tuesday. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Pa. Budget

Pennsylvania will start the new budget year without a spending plan. For the first time in decades, the governor will veto the entire budget sent to his desk.

06/30/2015

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Pa. GOP Budget Includes $5 Million For Pope’s Visit; Fate Of Budget Cloudy

The GOP budget would include $5 million dollars for security and other issues related to the Pope’s visit.

06/26/2015

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Proposed Bill In Pa. Would Allow Customers To Have Wine Shipped To Their Doorstep

Under current law in the Commonwealth, out-of-state retailers have only been allowed to send wine to Liquor Control Board stores for consumers to pick up.

06/26/2015

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Report: Wage Theft Costs Pennsylvania Workers Tens Of Millions Each Year

A new report says that wage theft impacts 400,000 Pennsylvania workers a year and costs them at least $19 million.

06/24/2015

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PA Based Flagmaker Shuts Off Production Of Confederate Flag

A major U.S. flag maker, Valley Forge Flag based in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, just outside of Reading, Berks County, has decided to stop making confederate flags.

06/24/2015

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Old City Shop Named Best Place For Ice Cream In Pa.

Business Insider has released a list of the best ice cream in every state and an Old City shop famous for soda fountains, splits, and sundaes was named best in Pennsylvania. KYW’s social media editor Melony Roy reports the list was created with the help of a social network.

06/20/2015

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Northeast Republican Leadership Conference Underway In Philadelphia

Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Rob Gleason says the event is here because Pennsylvania will be a battleground state in the next election.

06/18/2015

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Up To Nearly 700 Years In Prison For Pa. Man In ‘Horrific’ Child Sex Abuse Case

A Chester County prosecutor Wednesday said Warren Earl Yerger Sr. “perpetrated one of the most egregious and horrific cases” of abuse the county had seen.

06/18/2015

PA Governor Tom Wolf speaks to reporters. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

F&M Poll Shows Continuing Support For Wolf Budget

With the deadline now less than two weeks off, a new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows most Pennsylvanians continue to support Governor Wolf’s budget proposals.

06/18/2015

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Pa. House Votes To Tweak Background Check Requirements For Those Who Work With Children

The state House has sent the Senate a bill designed to ease some background check requirements for people who work with children in Pennsylvania.

06/18/2015

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Pa. Senate Votes To Increase 911 Phone Surcharge

The state Senate has approved a bill to reauthorize and increase the state’s 911 surcharge on phone service.

06/17/2015

Bucks County Republican Chuck McIlhinney, chairman of the state Senate Law and Justice Committee (center) at Tuesday committee meeting. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Another Round In Pa. Wine Shipment Debate

A state Senate committee has again advanced legislation that would allow for direct shipments to Pennsylvania consumers from out-of-state wineries.

06/17/2015

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Pennsylvania Senate Approves Higher 911 Fees On Phone Bills

The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approved a measure Tuesday to impose up to an additional 65 cents per phone line and an extra $52 per household to help counties pay for the growing cost of their 911 emergency communications centers.

06/16/2015

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Pa. Lawmakers’ ‘Reform Caucus’ Touts Proposed Gift Limits

Ethics reports filed more than a month ago show state lawmakers and other high-ranking state officials took more than $160,000 in freebies last year.

06/15/2015

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