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Study: PA’s debt would cost taxpayers $14,500 each to pay off today

09.02.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is famous for its potholes, but it has an even bigger sinkhole problem that could cost taxpayers way more than minor car repairs caused by pock-marked roads. Truth in Accounting, an economic think tank based in Chicago, released ...

Marcellus Shale drillers under-reported waste by nearly 95,000 tons, DEP says

09.02.14 | Bob Price

EQT Corp. told the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection that it sent 21 tons of drill cuttings from its Marcellus Shale wells to area landfills in 2013. But landfills in southwestern Pennsylvania told a different story. Six ...

PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane's Office Faces Several Subpoenas

09.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A special prosecutor is investigating whether the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane leaked confidential grand jury material to a newspaper in a bid to strike back at former prosecutors in the office who had been ...

PA Governor Goes After Pollster

09.01.14 |

Governor Tom Corbett's campaign went after a top Pennsylvania pollster over the release of a poll showing the Republican incumbent trailing challenger Tom Wolf by 25 points. Campaign manager Mike Barley said last week’s release from the ...

New Wave of Thefts Hits Pennsylvania

08.28.14 |

The Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors said Wednesday that homeowners should be cautious of people who come to the door claiming to be surveyors. A rash of so-called “distraction thefts” has hit Pennsylvania, leaving some people ...

Trucker Shortage in Pennsylvania

08.26.14 | Terry Diener

According to the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, there is a shortage of about 23,000 licensed truck drivers nationwide, and if the shortfall continues to grow, the gap could be 10 times larger by 2023. In Western Pennsylvania, the shortage is ...

Shale Drilling Reaches Southern PA

08.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a new drilling site right near Pittsburgh International Airport. The announcement ceremony Monday featured remarks by Republican Governor Tom Corbett. This is called the Consol Energy project, and it could ultimately bring more than $500 ...

Little League president: Organization is staying put in Williamsport

08.25.14 | Bob Price

The president and chief executive officer again has tried to discount reports that surface periodically that Little League will be moving its headquarters and world series elsewhere. "Little League is going nowhere," Stephen D. Keener said. "It is ...

One Dead in Luzerne County Crash

08.25.14 | Bob Price

The coroner was called to a deadly crash in Luzerne County Sunday night. Emergency crews were called to the scene on Kunkle Road near Dallas shortly before 8 p.m. Police say a young male died at the scene. Officials have not released the name or ...

NY, PA Police Cracking Down On Drivers This Week

08.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

We're a week away from the Labor Day holiday, and you'd better be careful if you're driving along the New York Pennsylvania border. Pennsylvania and New York police say they're upping their patrols during the Nationwide Impaired Driving Crackdown ...

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