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Butter sculpture heralds 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Dozens of people gathered to witness the unveiling of a carefully sculpted half-ton of butter that heralds the opening of the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show.  The life-sized butter sculpture revealed Thursday at the Farm Show Complex in ...

Wolf takes jabs at GOP lawmakers

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday continued to rail against Republican legislators after their most recent rejection of a state budget. He made a stop at Alpha-Lab Gear in East Liberty as part of his “Jobs that Pay” tour, ...

Kane says she won't testify at Senate removal hearing

01.07.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is not expected to testify Tuesday at a Senate hearing about her potential removal from office, a spokesman said. The special bipartisan Senate panel considering her removal will proceed whether or not ...

Police: Man plotted to kill troopers, judges

01.07.16 | Bob Price

Police say they’ve filed charges against a man who plotted to kill his ex-girlfriend, state troopers and York County judges. Howard Timothy Cofflin Jr., 56, of Dundalk, Maryland was charged Wednesday with attempted homicide, attempted ...

Schools watch their accounts as Pa. funding pours in

01.06.16 | Bob Price

Hundreds of school district bookkeepers across Pennsylvania are breathing a sigh of relief this week. The governor's partial approval of a state spending plan last week means billions of dollars stoppered up by political gridlock are landing in ...

Casino Money to Combat Crime

01.05.16 | Bob Price

Those who live in Hazleton say it's not uncommon to hear sirens and see flashing lights. Over the past few years it's a city that has dealt with an increase in crime. "When I came back from New York , to have a quiet peaceful life it's like this ...

New judge assigned to Kane perjury trial in Montgomery County

01.05.16 | Bob Price

Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s trial on perjury-related charges will be overseen by a former female prosecutor turned judge who will take over the reins of the case from the county’s president judge. Montgomery ...

Kathleen Kane's absolute immunity challenged in court

01.04.16 | Bob Price

Absolute immunity. Those two words, taken from common law of ancient England, mean the public musings of government officials are infallible in the eyes of the Pennsylvania courts. The officials cannot be sued — successfully — by ...

PA Police Department Gets 10K Donation

12.31.15 | Sarah Harnisch

A northeastern Pennsylvania police department is in the money, thanks to one anonymous donor. West Hazleton mayor Frank Schmidt tells WNEP-TV he received a check for $10,000 in the mail Monday. He says it came with a note saying it was for the West ...

PA To Tax Tobacco

12.31.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania will now tax the tobacco used by smokers to make their own rolled cigarettes. Governor Tom Wolf signed the new tobacco tax into law this week. Currently, consumers can make two cartons of their own cigarettes for about half the price ...

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