List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Feds funnel funds to PA for flood damage

10.22.18 | Brandon Dickson

Torrential rains destroyed homes, washed away roads, and carried away cars in the midstate. And now, the Small Business Administration has approved Governor Wolf's request for a disaster declaration making an array of low-interest loans...

PA's Casey & Barletta spar in their first debate for U.S. Senate

10.22.18 | Brandon Dickson

The hour-long debate in Philly over the weekend touched on health care, abortion rights, and the economy under President Trump before ending in a personal and emotional exchange. In his closing statement, Barletta raised the matter of a Casey...

PA dairy farmer advocates say programs don't solve the whole problem

10.18.18 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania dairy farmers have reported a drop in milk prices since Trump Administration policies sparked international trade disputes this summer. According to the U.S. Agriculture Department, the price per 100 pounds of milk dropped from...

PA's court system has launched a new campaign to educate abuse survivors

10.18.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

One in three women and one in seven U.S. men have been abused. The Keystone State's court campaign on social media informs victims of abuse about procedures and timelines. Victim advocate Jennifer Storms says a "uniform campaign" will empower...

The Keystone State's shocking student population loss continues

10.17.18 | Bob Price

The 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania saw their enrollment fall by 4% this year. The drop in the state system of higher education has left it with fewer than 100,000 students for the first time since 2001. Enrollment has fallen for...

One of the most prestigious horse shows in U.S. is in full gallop in Harrisburg

10.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Doctor Betsy Parker says she's learned life skills by training with horses.   Over 1,000 competitors are involved in the annual horse show. Sidesaddle and hunter awards have been handed out with different competitions through Saturday at...

Controversial commonwealth campaign ad gets canned

10.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey is partially pulling a TV spot after Republican challenger, U.S. Representative Lou Barletta, called it cruel to his family. Casey pulled it from Barletta's home market in Scranton, but it'll air in other...

Recovery efforts related to summer flooding continue in PA

10.16.18 | Terry Diener

PennDOT expects to open bids for 20 more flood projects by the end of November of this year. More than 400 roads in the district were damaged during flood events since July. To date, damages total about $57 million. There currently are 15 roads...

A new gun law is on the books in Pennsylvania

10.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

The statute requires those convicted of domestic violence or subject to protective orders to give up their guns within 24 hours. Governor wolf has signed the measure which takes effect in six months. The law requires firearms be handed over...

Bus crash on I-380 in E. PA has left one woman dead and others injured

10.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

The accident happened last night in Lackawanna County. The bus was leaning to its right side along the tree line. Rescue workers had to use ladders to reach injured passengers.

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