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Scouts Retire American Flags

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Dozens of American flags were retired Saturday during a special ceremony in Scranton.

Crimes Increase. Police Patrols Decrease

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

It's a problem officials say is region-wide. Crime is going up but police patrols are going down. Budget cuts have forced some local departments to slash staff and the officers who remain say there just isn't time to do the job they want.

No Legal Basis for Governor Tom Corbett's Lawsuit

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal judge in Pennsylvania says there's no legal basis for Governor Tom Corbett's lawsuit against the NCAA over Penn State sanctions related to Jerry Sandusky.

Philadelphia's Building Collapse 61-Year-Old Survivor

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

Some rescuers at a collapsed building in Philadelphia got a welcome sight late Wednesday--a survivor!

Judge Rules in Favor of Girl Who Needs Lung

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal judge in Philadelphia has made a dying 10-year-old eligible to seek donor lungs from an adult transplant list.

Sebelius Can't Intervene in Transplant Case

06.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services says she doesn't want to intervene in transplant decisions about a dying Pennsylvania girl when other children are just as sick.

Transportation Bill

06.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

A bill designed to boost state spending on Pennsylvania's transportation systems by almost 50 percent a year is prepared for a final Senate vote.

Health Clinic Bill Goes to Corbett

06.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

A bill that would provide $4 million to help create or expand community-based health care clinics in Pennsylvania is on its way to Governor Tom Corbett.

Advances on Teacher Misconduct Bill

06.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

Two bills are advancing in the state Legislature are designed to expand requirements that are in place to protect schoolchildren from potential predator teachers.

Number One Latrine Builder

06.03.13 | Abby Lutcher

Former President Jimmy Carter says he now has a different title: No. 1 latrine builder.

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