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Clearfield County Residents Challenge EPA Over Gas Well

04.22.14 | Terry Diener

Widespread concerns about earthquakes and drinking water contamination have caused more than 50 Clearfield County residents to mount a novel challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's permitting of a deep injection well for shale gas ...

Plaintives Seek Immdediate Decision in Same-Sex Marriage Case

04.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The plaintiffs in a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage are changing strategy and now asking a federal judge to make an immediate decision in their case. Civil rights lawyers representing a widow, 11 couples and ...

Pennsylvania Pa Gov. to Investigate Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Dodging Inspections

04.21.14 | Bob Price

Documents from an abortion center in Allentown have prompted state officials to investigate whether the center may be dodging unannounced state inspections. A Planned Parenthood in Allentown allegedly rescheduled abortion procedures after finding ...

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

04.21.14 | Bob Price

“Just Do It” has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York’s Common Core standardized English tests. Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers ...

Schwartz to women : I need you

04.21.14 | Bob Price

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz looked out at hundreds of comrades from battles past Thursday at her annual Women in Politics fundraiser and implored them to join her in the present fight: to become the first woman governor of Pennsylvania. “I ...

Big Names Among Those Courting Bills Ownership

04.21.14 | Bob Price

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too. Don't discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi's name for added ...

NY Democrat Basil Paterson Passes Away

04.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former New York governor David Paterson's father has passed away. Democrat Basil Paterson was a political powerhouse and served as a state senator, deputy New York city mayor and New York's first black Secretary of State. He was part of the "Gang ...

PENNDOT Holds Survey to Improve Transportation Plans

04.18.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania’s department of transportation wants public feedback on transportation priorities and investments through a public survey. The survey is part of Penndot’s effort to update the state’s long range transportation plan ...

Paterno Family Accuses NCAA of Finger Pointing

04.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Paterno family says the NCAA is 'pointing a gun' in Penn State's direction.  The family of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno -- Along with a number of trustees, former players and coaches, and members of the faculty -- claimed in ...

NY S.A.F.E. Act Troubling for Conservative Groups

04.18.14 | Bob Price

          New york conservatives fear a crisis is in the making because of new registration requirements with the S.A.F.E. act,  a controversial gun control law.   &...

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