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Peaceful protests in Pennsylvania's capital

06.08.20 | Brandon Dickson

Dozens descended on Harrisburg Sunday for the Unity Rally. One demonstrator says she showed up for a better future, "united as one" with justice for each person. Some rally attendees included their children in the gathering, hoping they could...

Folks trying to fly out of the commonwealth will have fewer options

06.08.20 | Terry Diener

That’s because Delta is cutting its rotation down, and two Pennsylvania stops made the list. The report claims Erie is losing its lone Delta flight to Detroit, and Scranton is losing service to Atlanta and Detroit. The cuts came as part...

Gov. Wolf joined hundreds in Harrisburg to condemn the killing of George Floyd

06.04.20 | Bob Price

Gov. Wolf, saying Wednesday, he was proud to show his support along with protestors and the need for change. Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis on May 25th. All four former officers involved have been charged in the death of George...

Hotel leaders paint a bleak picture at PA House hearing

06.04.20 | Terry Diener

The Committee on Tourism listened to testimony on Wednesday. Speakers claim the effect of the coronavirus on the hotel industry could be nine times worse than the losses incurred in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. With a tenor that shifted...

Officials in the Keystone State give the go-ahead for in-person schooling

06.03.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

PA Education Secretary Pedro Rivera has announced today that elementary and secondary schools in the yellow and green phases of re-opening will be able to return to in-person instruction starting July 1st. He says districts in those counties...

Danville-based Geisinger Health System will continue its phased-in reopening

06.03.20 | Brandon Dickson

Officials expect all consolidated or relocated services will return to "normal locations but with enhanced safety and health precautions" over the next two months. The system, which has 13 hospitals, has been reopening clinics since early may...

Pennsylvania's primary able to avoid major problems

06.03.20 | Terry Diener

Last night, Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar said the election ran "without a hitch" despite the changes and challenges it faced. However, voters in some cities found their experience to be confounding, intimidating, and frustrating. Changes...

The search is over for a UConn senior accused of murdering 2 people

05.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

23-Year-old Peter Manfredonia led cops on a multi-state manhunt. Police found him near a truck stop in Hagerstown, Maryland last night. Connecticut State Trooper Christina Jeltema says no one was injured as police took the man into...

PA lawmakers advance 2 bills aimed to expand broadband access into remote areas

05.28.20 | Terry Diener

Representative Clint Owlett’s measure allows rural electric cooperatives to use existing infrastructure and land easements to expand broadband access. The House Consumer Affairs Committee unanimously approved the bill. A second plan...

PA politicians are turning their attention to the state budget

05.27.20 | Brandon Dickson

They're proposing two state spending plans this year. The "first" budget covers July 1st through November 30th, while the "second" funds December 1st through June 30th of 2021. State Senator Scott Martin says lawmakers can reexamine the numbers...

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