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Pennsylvania Towns Sue Over State Legislation on Gun Control Measures

Mayor Nutter and a host of other Democrats from across Pennsylvania are going to court, trying to overturn a bill signed into law by Gov. Corbett last month.

11/10/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: Beyonce Crushes Dreams & A ‘Star Wars’ Reveal

This week, a pop icon crushed everyone’s dreams and “Episode VII” just got a lot more real.

11/07/2014

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Sam Smith, Pharrell, Taylor Swift Lead 2015 People’s Choice Nominations

Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.

11/05/2014

(A home along Bridle Drive, near the Neshaminy Creek, that was lifted 14 feet in the air.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Ten-Year Bucks County Flood Mitigation Project Draws To A Close

More than ten years and $27 million later, one of Bucks County’s largest-ever flood mitigation projects has come to end with a ceremony along the Neshaminy Creek.

10/28/2014

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Pharrell, Beyoncé Lead in MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

2014, just like 2013, continues to be the year of Pharrell. And Beyoncé.

07/17/2014

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Sam Smith Owns New York City with Apollo, Letterman Performances: Watch

Sam Smith has taken New York City by storm during the U.S. release week of his debut album, In the Lonely Hour.

06/19/2014

(Pa. House speaker Sam Smith.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Speaker Sam Smith Won’t Run For Reëlection; Cites Divisiveness

Rep. Sam Smith, a Republican from Punxsutawney, indicates he will step down at the end of the current session, in November, after four years as speaker.

02/11/2014

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Pa. House Speaker Sam Smith To Retire

Pennsylvania House Speaker Sam Smith says he won’t run for another term and will retire when his 14th term ends Nov. 30.

02/11/2014

(Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: Bill Roswell)

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

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Legislators Extend Talks Over Transportation Funding Bill

The speaker of the Pennsylvania 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.

10/22/2013

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State House Speaker Says Voter Turnout In Philadelphia Too High To Be True

Sam Smith thinks voter turnout in Philadelphia on Tuesday was too high to be believed.

11/08/2012

(The dome of the Pennsylvania state capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Guns No Longer Allowed For Pa. House Security Guards

The security guards for the Pennsylvania state Senate in Harrisburg do not carry firearms, and the House security guards didn’t either, until a few years ago.

09/10/2012

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Speaker Wants To Suspend Special Elections In Wake of Block to Redistricting

The speaker of the Pennsylvania House is asking a federal court for guidance in the aftermath of a state Supreme Court ruling that has thrown elections for state legislative seats into chaos.

01/31/2012

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Speaker Sam Smith Wants To Cut Pa. House By 50 Members

The speaker of the Pennsylvania House is preparing legislation aimed at reducing the size of the chamber.

02/21/2011

Artist’s rendering of the Foxwoods casino project.

Uncertainty With Revoked Foxwoods License

The Gaming Control Board has revoked Foxwoods’ license and now it seems a real possibility that license could end up going either someplace else or nowhere at all.

12/20/2010

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