List by Category: Pennsylvania News

The president of Penn State is disputing allegations about the late football coach Joe Paterno

05.09.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Eric Barron sent a letter to the school's community.  He told members "I am appalled by the rumor, innuendo and rush to judgment that have accompanied the media stories surrounding these allegations." Claims were revealed last week by an ...

A Williamsport company shuts its doors after a bank dispute

05.06.16 | Bob Price

NuWeld incorporated, based in Williamsport, says the impact of the plant closure is far-reaching.The company has been around for more than 20 years but can't pay it's employees.  The steel fabrication plant says its' negotiating with the bank ...

How soon did 'Joe-Pa' know?

05.06.16 | Bob Price

A report today says legendary Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno knew of the child abuse committed by his longtime assistant Jerry Sandusky as early as 1976.   The report cites a court order in an insurance case that claims a child told ...

Governor Wolf says more people in his state die each year from opiod overdoses than traffic accidents

05.05.16 | Bob Price

2,500 Pennsylvanians died last year from drug overdoses. And the numbers nationwide are just as shocking. Wolf said nearly as many Americans died from drug overdoses last year as were killed in the twelve most intense years of the Vietnam ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled General Assembly have agreed that campaign finance reform is a must

05.05.16 | Bob Price

The commonwealth is one of just a dozen states that has no limit on what people can give to political campaigns. Both Republicans and Democrats agree the lax laws need to be reigned in.  How to do that is the big question in ...

Pennsylvania Representative Kathy Rapp is fighting to stop a new DEP provision that would implement uniform standards on independent oil and gas producers throughout the commonwealth

05.04.16 | Bob Price

Rapp says a "one-size-fits-all" drilling regulations are a death sentence to the energy industry.  She claims independent drillers have been safely operating in Pennsylvania for more than 150 years.    

Verizon workers rally in Harrisburg

05.04.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of the Pennsylvania State Capitol to challenge unions to continue their strike. Nearly 39,000 Verizon workers on the east coast have been on strike since April 13. Unions have said the company wants to ...

The speed limit is going up to 70 mph on nearly a thousand miles of highway in Pennsylvania

05.03.16 | Bob Price

Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards claims PennDot crews will install new signs this week. Roadways getting the new 70 mph designation include sections of Interstates 79, 80, 99, 380 and U.S. Route 15.

Convicted child abuser and former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky appears before a judge this morning in Bellefonte

05.03.16 | Bob Price

Sandusky's new legal team pressed to get him a new trial in Center County, Pennsylvania.Judge John Cleland voiced doubt about whether defense attorneys are entitled to question some of the coach's victims. The Sandusky legal team wants a new trial ...

Pennsylvania politicians return to the state capital today to begin work on a $33 billion budget proposal that's due at the end of next month

05.02.16 | Bob Price

The spending plan comes on the heels of the latest state budget in commonwealth history.

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