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Ambush Suspect Eric Freen's Hearing Moved

12.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A preliminary hearing for the man charged in the fatal ambush of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper has been rescheduled after one of his lawyers withdrew from the case. A judge Friday granted a defense request to move Eric Frein's (FREEN'S) ...

PA Governor-Elect Tom Wold Miscalculates The Benefit of A Tax on Natural Gas

12.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor-elect Tom Wolf might have been off the mark by hundreds of millions of dollars when he said during his campaign that a new severance tax on natural gas drillers would raise more than $1 billion. His estimate that the levy would raise $1 ...

PA To Enforce "Steer Clear" Law

12.05.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials and state police are urging motorists to "steer clear'' of police, emergency responders, road crews and tow-truck operators while they carry out their duties. To draw attention to the steer clear ...

PA Makes Adjustments for Boom in Medicaid Applicants

12.05.14 | Terry Diener

After receiving complaints that phone applicants for PA's Federal Medicaid expansion, state officials say they're increasing the number of people at a hotline to help more apply for coverage. A state Department of Human Services spokeswoman said ...

PA's New Gas Pipeline to Help Fuel Northeast

12.04.14 | Terry Diener

Federal energy regulators have approved a $700 million pipeline project designed to ferry cheap Marcellus Shale natural gas from Pennsylvania into high-priced markets in New England and New York.The project's backers said Wednesday the Federal ...

PA Bear Season A Success So Far

12.04.14 | Terry Diener

Now that most of the bear season is over, the Pennsylvania Game C omission reports that an additional 100 bears were taken on November 26th, the final day of the statewide firearms season. Bear hunting during the extended season has resumed in some ...

New EPA Regs Could Raise PA Power Bills

12.03.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey is warning Pennsylvanians that power bills could be going up this year because of new regulations from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Casey said that President Barack Obama’s plan to slow ...

PA's Tom Wolf to Meet With Obama

12.03.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's Democratic Governor-elect Tom Wolf will be at the White House to meet with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. The White House says Friday's meeting will be with five other governors-elect from around the country. ...

PA Debt is Tom Wolf's First Hurdle

12.02.14 | FL News Team

The near $2 billion shortfall Governor-Elect Tom Wolf faces is due to Years of declining revenue, ballooning costs and an aging population in the Keystone State. Last year, Gov. Tom Corbett managed to keep it at bay, through a combination of budget ...

PA's Thanksgiving Driving Accidents Increased this Year

12.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

More than one thousand accidents and a few hundred injuries were recorded in Pennsylvania this Thanksgiving driving season, an increase in comparison to numbers logged during last year's four-day holiday period. State police investigated 1,268 ...

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