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More Autonomy for PA's State Schools

04.11.14 | Terry Diener

The board of governors for Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities Thursday gave member schools greater autonomy to create minors and certificate programs and approved additional tuition price flexibility experiments. The board also voted to ...

Bill for Landowner's Rights Approved in PA Senate

04.11.14 | Terry Diener

Over 20 Injured in Murraysville Stabbing

04.10.14 | FL News Team

One adult and 21 students were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville Wednesday morning.  Two other students were injured in the incident, officials said.Police said Alex Hribal, 16, ran through the school, slashing or ...

"Operation Hang Up" to Begin in NY Thursday

04.10.14 | FL News Team

State and local police will begin a crackdown on distracted driving Thursday, with the state starting a six-day blitz on drivers using their cell phones.Increased patrols will be on highways and streets looking for drivers who are texting or ...

Northampton County Parents Sueing School Over Son's Valentine's Card

04.10.14 | FL News Team

A couple is taking on the Nazareth Area School District in Northampton County over a dispute about their first-grader's Valentine's Day cards. "It's really impacted him personally," said Matt Sharp, an attorney who is representing Donald and Ellen ...

Record Bear Kills in NY State

04.09.14 | Bob Price

The State Department of Environmental Conservation says most of the bear kills came in the Catskills. Commissioner Joe Martin says New York has an ideal bear habitat and vast accessible public lands that offer ideal hunting conditions. The Southern ...

Chatauqua Town Considers Huge Tax Increaes

04.09.14 | Bill Price

The financial fiasco facing Forestville and its village 700 residents is daunting to say the least. The village's third mayor in two years is proposing a budget that increases property taxes by 445%! A homeowner whose house is assessed at $50,000 ...

Paterno Estate Fights Records Subpoena

04.09.14 | FL News Team

Joe Paterno's estate, in a new court filing seeking access to records that may go to the heart of its fight to overturn PCAA sanctions against Penn State, argues the university can't be allowed to selectively share its Freeh report files on the ...

PENNDOT Reports Low Number of Highway Deaths

04.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

          Pennsylvania recorded the lowest number of highway deaths ever last year.  Penn-dot says just over 12-hundred people were killed on highways in the Commonwealth.  That's the lowest ...

Two Democratic Gov Candidates in PA Get Top Ratings from Anti-Gun Group

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gun control advocacy group CeaseFire Pennsylvania has given two gubernatorial candidates 100 percent rating on their gun control stances. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, and Katie McGinty, an attorney and former Environmental Protection Secretary, ...

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