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Wolf seeks billions in higher taxes for schools, tax revamp

Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid.

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ACA enrollees see refund delays

The IRS is delaying the refunds of tens of thousands of Obamacare enrollees, said Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate.

Anthrax fighting cancer?

Health Beat: Anthrax: Fighting cancer?

Anthrax has been used around the world as a biological weapon for nearly a century, but what if this deadly toxin could be used to fight cancer and save lives?

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Stroudsburg nursing home raising money for TVs

Pleasant Valley Manor in Stroudsburg has started an on-line campaign to raise money to purchase flat screen TVs for its residents who cannot afford one.

Protests against police inspire unique project at PSU Berks

Protests against police inspire unique project at PSU Berks

Protests against police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and other parts of the country have inspired a unique project at Penn State Berks.

A 7-year-old celebrates his last cancer treament

7-year-old celebrates his last cancer treatment

A little boy is celebrating a big milestone in his life.

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Savings plans may soon cover more college expenses

The rules governing 529 college savings plans may soon become more flexible.

Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would expand the benefits offered by the college savings plans to include coverage of expenses like computers and I...

Dieruff High School celebrates Andre Reed Day

NFL Hall of famer will be keynote speaker at scholarship banquet

NFL Hall of Famer, Andre Reed, will be the keynote speaker at the Danny E. Khalouf Scholarship Memorial Banquet this year.

GM students weigh in on school lunch offerings

GM students weigh in on school lunch offerings

Students were on the front lines Monday afternoon, giving the yay or nay to food served in the Governor Mifflin schools.

Allentown School District in need of supplies for students

Allentown School District in need of supplies for students

One week after a fire shut down Cleveland Elementary School in Allentown, the district is facing a new challenge.

Health Beat: The key to reversing aging: Young blood

From the beginning of time, we've searched for a way to stop the clock and stay young. Can science show us the way? The key could be in our blood.

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