List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Two Rallies Tied To Natural-Gas Drilling Planned In Harrisburg

05.06.14 | Terry Diener

Natural-gas lobbyist Marcellus Shale Coalition will hold the “Pennsylvania Jobs, Pennsylvania Energy Rally” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rally is meant to tell legislators and the public that there are many who have benefited from the ...

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Candidates Call Ad Unfair

05.05.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's top two Democrats called Saturday on state Treasurer Rob McCord to pull the racially charged attack ad he is airing against front-runner Tom Wolf in the gubernatorial primary. Former Governor Ed Rendell said the television spot was ...

Propane Heater Fumes Kill 5 In Cabin In P-A

05.05.14 | Bill Price

Authorities investigating the carbon monoxide deaths of two adults and three children in a north-central Pennsylvania cabin say the mother of two of the children had left early in the morning, before the tragedy was discovered. Lycoming County ...

The Number of Pennsylvanians Signing Up For Insurance Has Almost Doubled

05.02.14 | Terry Diener

The number of Pennsylvanians signing up for insurance under the 2010 federal health care law almost doubled after February. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report showing 318,000 Pennsylvanians have signed up for ...

Erie, PA Is The Snowiest City In America

05.02.14 | Terry Diener

Erie Pennsylvania is the snowiest city in America, dethroning Syracuse New York. Erie has been named champion of the Golden Snow Globe national snow contest for cities with a population of more than 100,000. It’s 2013-14 season snowfall total ...

School Board Overrides Student Newspaper’s Ban On Use Of ‘Redskins’

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Daniel Snyder isn’t alone in standing by the use of “Redskins” as a team name. A school board committee in Pennsylvania passed a policy this week that prohibits a school newspaper from banning the word from its pages, ...

PA Cops No Longer Need A Warrant To Search Citizens’ Vehicles

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania police officers no longer need a warrant to search a citizen’s vehicle, according to a recent state Supreme Court opinion. The high court's opinion, released Tuesday, is being called a drastic change in citizens’ rights ...

Gun Rights Activists Hold Rally In Harrisburg

04.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A few hundred gun rights advocates took their cause to Pennsylvania lawmakers on Tuesday as part of Second Amendment Action Day, an annual event that focuses on one of the state's most divisive political issues. The rally brought dozens of ...

Appeals Court Upholds Retirement Age for PA Judges

04.30.14 | Bill Price

A federal appeals court Tuesday refused to strike down Pennsylvania's law that requires judges in the state to retire at age 70. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals took that stance in affirming an order U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones ...

Federal Appeals Court Uphold's PA Retirement Age For Judges

04.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A federal appeals court Tuesday refused to strike down Pennsylvania's law that requires judges in the state to retire at age 70. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals took that stance in affirming an order U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones ...

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