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Penn State to Re-Examine Controversial Freeh Report

10.21.14 | Terry Diener

Penn State's board plans next week to discuss the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school's response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago. ...

PA Lawmakers Push for New Gun Laws

10.07.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania lawmakers are advancing two gun-related bills, including a new minimum sentence for certain violations in Philadelphia. The House voted Monday for the proposals, which also included a bill to discourage local governments from imposing ...

Pennsylvania lawmakers Consider Changes to Open Records Law

10.06.14 | Terry Diener

The Senate voted unanimously last week for a set of revisions, six years after a major rewrite of the Right-to-Know Law was enacted. The Pennsylvania News Media Association's concerns include the narrowing of what records must be produced by ...

PA Fish and Boast Commission Cuts Costs to Gain Interest

10.02.14 | Terry Diener

While the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is hurting financially, they’re doing something the agency has never done before. To interest more folks in fishing in the Commonwealth, the Commission is reducing the price of a one year ...

PA's Second Gubernatorial Debate Wednesday Morning

10.01.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's major party gubernatorial candidates will meet for the second of their three scheduled debates Wednesday morning at the studios of television station KYW in Philadelphia. And the final debate between Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf will be ...

Pike County Phone Scam, Amidst Frein Search

09.26.14 | Terry Diener

State troopers on the trail of Poconos homicide suspect Eric Frein were going door to door in the primary search area Thursday, speaking to homeowners and searching vacant homes and cabins. Meanwhile, residents were warned of a scam in which ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Spotted in Woods

09.25.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State police said Wednesday, officers believe they spotted the suspect accused in the fatal ambush of a trooper, but it was from a distance and he eluded them. Lt. Col. George Bivens said officers saw a man they believe to be Eric ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Still Knows Terrain Well

09.24.14 | Terry Diener

Eric Frein (freen), the suspect in the ambush shooting of two state troopers, continues to elude a manhunt in the Poconos. A documentary filmmaker says Frein appears in an upcoming film about Vietnam War re-enactors, telling the Associated Press, ...

Solar Panel Construction in Buffalo to Bring Jobs to Region

09.24.14 | Terry Diener

The State has pledged $750 Million dollars to build a massive solar panel plant in Buffalo, the largest in the western hemisphere. The panel, built by the SolarCity company, is expected to create 5 thousand jobs in the region. State officials call ...

Corbett, Wolf Hold First Gubernatorial Debate Tonight

09.22.14 | Terry Diener

Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf are preparing for the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race. They square off tonight at a Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce dinner in Hershey. The forum-- the first of 3 agreed to-- with only 8 weeks left in the ...

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