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Public school advocates call for funding changes in Pa.

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Advocates for Pennsylvania public schools are demanding more money and a fairer funding formula.

Candidates for Congress hold second debate in Bucks

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Democratic primary candidates Kevin Strouse and Shaughnessy Naughton faced off for their second debate Tuesday afternoon as they continue to vie for their party’s nomination this May.

Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills

Corbett signs child protection bills

Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania.

Pa. lawmakers take questions at chamber breakfast

Berks legislative breakfast

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Pennsylvania lawmakers who represent parts of Berks County faced off with members of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce on Friday.

Sen. Boscola asked to leave bar after 'animated discussion'

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A Lehigh Valley lawmaker admits that she was asked to leave a Harrisburg bar after what she called an "animated discussion."


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61-yr district employee honored for service


Joanne F. Hartranft, who is retiring after 61 years with Parkland School District, was honored by the school board Tuesday night.

State to Monroe County sewer utility: Proposed rate increase too high

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) said it is allowing a Monroe County sewer utility to move ahead with a rate increase, but for a lesser amount than originally proposed by the company.

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If you're planning ahead for an explosive Fourth of July, look no further than Coca-Cola Park.

Pen Argyl school board projects 2.7% tax increase

Pen Argyl School District

At Tuesday’s school board meeting, Pen Argyl officials projected a 2.7 percent tax increase for the 2014-15 school year.

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