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State Police Looking for Missing Person from Hazle Township

09.18.17 | Bob Price

State police are looking for a missing man from Hazle Township. Troopers say family members of Charles Zunski, 84, reported that he left his home around noon on Sunday and did not return home. The family said that this behavior is extremely...

Protecting children in the Keystone State

09.15.17 | Bob Price

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says child abuse is on the rise in Pennsylvania, and case-workers can't keep up with the problem. Last year, nearly 50 children died as a result of domestic abuse in Pennsylvania despite the state spending...

PA politicians can't agree even on what to wear to work

09.15.17 | Terry Diener

Complaints about dress code scofflaws prompted the parliamentarian for the state House of Representatives to issue a memo last week reminding members that men must wear a coat and tie. A Democratic legislator said the memo showed that...

PA House approves a no-new-taxes borrowing package to help plug a $2 billion deficit

09.14.17 | Bob Price

Democratic lawmakers oppose it and so too do Senate Republicans. Governor Wolf warns he'll be unable to pay the bills as soon as tomorrow and may have to impose a spending freeze on Harrisburg.

The number of people without health insurance continues to decline in PA

09.14.17 | Bob Price

New numbers from the Census Bureau puts the uninsured rate at 5.6%. That's 12th lowest in America. The national average is over 8.5%. 700,000 Pennsylvanians lacked health insurance last year, half a million fewer than the previous year.

A gun control group is lobbying against arming PA teachers in the classroom

09.13.17 | Bob Price

The legislation allows school workers with a conceal-carry permit to possess a weapon in the classroom if they meet training requirements and pass a psychological exam.

Fliers promoting white nationalism have been spotted in downtown Sunbury, PA

09.13.17 | Bob Price

Reporter Peggy Lee says the fliers contain content including "diversity means less white people," along with websites for the alt-right movement. Similar fliers were found posted in the city back in December.

PA's budding medical marijuana industry is running into some trouble

09.12.17 | Bob Price

An aspiring pot distributor is threatening a lawsuit that could shut down the entire program before it even launches. The Bethlehem-based grower is seeking an injunction against the state health department.  Keystone ReLeaf wants all...

PA officials convened the state's first ever automated vehicle summit in State College

09.12.17 | Bob Price

Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards says in many ways the commonwealth has paved the way for driver-less vehicles. The Automated Vehicle Summit, held Monday, included input from academics, business leaders, government officials and state...

VP Mike Pence commemorates the 16th anniversary of 9/11 in Shanksville, PA

09.11.17 | Bob Price

Delivering remarks at the Flight 93 National Memorial, Pence applauded the brave men and women who helped divert the intended path of the hijacked plane. "It's a debt I don't think I'll ever be able to repay because among the many lives that were...

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