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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is heading to court tomorrow to defend his education spending

09.12.16 | Terry Diener

On Tuesday, Wolf's Democratic administration and the Republican-controlled legislature will try to persuade the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit that would compel the state to provide more money to public schools.The lawsuit, which ...

A Pennsylvania state trooper seriously wounded in the 2014 sniper attack outside the Blooming Grove barracks is suing the alleged gunman and his parents

09.12.16 | Bob Price

Alex Douglass had to undergo nearly two dozen surgeries in the shooting that took the life of his partner, Bryan Dickson.  Douglas spent nearly a year in the hospital. Eric Frein evaded capture for 48 days in the woods of Monroe and Pike ...

Today we get a little relief from the September sizzle

09.09.16 | Bill Price

It won't last for very long though. Meterologist Kevin Williams says the humidity builds again tomorrow before a cool front swoops through late on saturday.   It'll feel fall-like by Sunday. Strong storms last night knocked out power to ...

A strike is looming at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities

09.09.16 | Bob Price

Charlie Hoy is a communications professor at Mansfield University.  He says there has been some agreement on minor issues.          5,500 professors have been working without a contract for more ...

A major ruling on gun rights from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia

09.09.16 | Bob Price

The panel says people convicted of minor crimes should get a chance to legally own a firearm. The court sided with two Pennsylvania residents who were facing jail-time for their offenses. The Third Circuit ruled that a federal gun ownership ban ...

Former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane has asked a judge to order her ex-husband to pay her a million dollars as part of their divorce settlement

09.08.16 | Bob Price

The Scranton-native has filed a petition saying she needs the money now for attorney fees as she prepares for sentencing and appeal of her perjury conviction.

A debate about debates has emerged in the highly-contested and increasingly testy U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania

09.08.16 | Bob Price

Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democratic challenger Katie McGinty are locked in a debate over when, where, and how many debates they'll have.Toomey wants four between October 6th and the 24th in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and at ...

A Bradford County community is taking a stand against the natural gas industry and it's second largest company

09.07.16 | Bob Price

Wilmot Township is raising the red flag about Chesapeake Energy royalty payments in the Northern Tier.Last night, residents voted to stop Chesapeake Energy from removing anymore gas from it's wells until the company pays lease-holders their full ...

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene Depasquale says the state turnpike commission is on financially shaky ground

09.07.16 | Bob Price

The commonwealth's top fiscal watchdog says without a funding reform formula, vital transportation projects on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could come to a screeching halt. He says that puts the motoring public at risk.DePasquale says one of the ...

The conviction of former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane has cleared the way for voters to focus on the two men seeking to replace her as the state's top prosecutor

09.06.16 | Terry Diener

Both candidates Democratic nominee Josh Shapiro and Republican nominee John Rafferty have run a relatively sleepy campaign across the summer as Kane's trial captured the headlines. If as expected, they use the next two months to reset the ...

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