List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Battle Continues Over Marcellus Shale Taxes, Education Dollars

07.09.15 | Bill Price

School funding in Pennsylvania is complicated and a mixed bag. The numbers tell conflicting stories. At $29 billion overall and $15,000 per pupil, Pennsylvania is well above the national average in its support of K-12 public schools. But on ...

Pennsylvania AG Blasts Wolf Death Penalty Stand

07.09.15 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania’s attorney general says Gov. Tom Wolf’s death penalty moratorium is blatantly unconstitutional and wants the state Supreme Court to clear the way for the state’s first execution since 1999. Attorney General Kathleen ...

Pocono Raceway Talks Safety Features After Crash in Daytona

07.08.15 | Bill Price

The horrific crash at NASCAR’s race in Daytona Sunday night sent the car driven by Austin Dillon flying into the protective fence then tumbling across the track. Amazingly, Dillon walked away unharmed. In less than a ...

"American Pickers" Is Coming to Pennsylvania

07.08.15 | Bill Price

The History Channel’s “American Pickers” may be coming to a city or small town near you. Plans to shoot full episodes in Pennsylvania were shared with the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. In a press release, showrunners said ...

Pro-family group launches campaign to protect "strippers"

07.07.15 | Bob Price

Plenty of people have made comments recently about legislation that would create a registry of strippers in Pennsylvania, but a group supporting increased regulation of adult nightclubs contends flippant comments only obscure a darker story. ...

Talks but no progress for Wolf, GOP

07.07.15 | Bob Price

Negotiations resumed Monday between the Wolf administration and the Republican-controlled legislature as they continue to grapple toward a compromise on a new state budget. Gov. Wolf met with the majority leaders of the House and Senate, and ...

$100 Aldi Coupon Scam Targets Facebook Users

07.06.15 | Bob Price

An eye-catching coupon is circulating on Facebook that offers $100 off your Aldi grocery bill if you spend $120 or more.The directions on the link prompt users to share it on their Facebook page, and leave a comment.Once you do, you’re asked ...

Coroner Called to Drowning at Wayne County Lake

07.06.15 | Bob Price

The coroner and state police have been called to a lake for a drowning. Instead of some people enjoying the fireworks, state police were called to a home just down the road near Paupackan Lake. Officers and the coroner were called to a house on ...

Rest Stops and Grocery Stores Jam Packed In NY, Pa For The 4th

07.03.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The big holiday rush is on with folks heading out on the highways for the Fourth of July weekend. AAA expects nearly 42 million people will travel this weekend with 85 percent of those, or 35 million, expected to drive. AAA says that’s the ...

The Sister of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Is Sued

07.03.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Attorney General Kathleen Kane's twin borrowed $200,000 from an FBI agent who was living with her and then kicked him out the door, the agent says in a civil lawsuit filed in Lackawanna County. Jacob J. Wentland III of Dunmore wants the court to ...

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