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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'

State Senator Boscola

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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Lehigh County Commissioners to question solicitor on possible conflict of interest

Lehigh County Commissioners

Lehigh County Commissioners will seek answers from their solicitor, Matthew Sorrentino, concerning any possible conflicts of interests regarding the once-proposed Tax Increment Financing plan (TIF) for the Hamilton Crossings Shopping Center in Lower Macungie Township.

Lambertville Hall finds rebirth as local arts spot

Lambertville Hall finds rebirth as local arts spot

"Rebirth" could be the title of the story for Lambertville Hall.

Pension fund costs haunt Easton’s 2015 budget plans

Sal Panto Jr., Mayor of Easton

Facing a projected $1.5 million funding gap in its tentative 2015 budget, Easton may be forced to close fire stations and swimming pools, Mayor Sal Panto Jr. warned City Council Wednesday.

61-year 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.

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