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Pennsylvania House Republicans are calling on Governor Wolf to release education funds in order to prevent the closure of public schools

03.14.16 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute says the threat of school closures might incentivize some deal-making.Governor Wolf has called for historic tax increases to pay for his budget proposal.Some schools say barring a deal, they...

DiGiorno Pizzas and Stouffer's Lasagna recalled

03.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Nestle is recalling some of its frozen food products because of concerns they might contain glass pieces.  The company, which makes DiGiorno Pizza, Lean Cuisine, and Stouffer's--sold in New York and Pennsylvania--says they believe the glass...

Pennsylvania's Auditor General is urging the General Assembly to pass medical marijuana legislation

03.10.16 |

          Eugene Depasquale says drug reforms are needed to cut down on prison costs. He claims the imprisonment of nonviolent marijuana offenders costs the Commonwealth $2.5 million a...

Five are dead after a shooting spree in a Pittsburgh-area neighborhood

03.10.16 |

Two gunmen ambushed a backyard party in Wilkensburg, PA.  The men opened fire on a crowd of people. Allegheny Police said ballistic evidence on the scene leads investigators to believe that two different weapons were fired from two...