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Pa. unemployment rate ticked up slightly in March

The number of Pennsylvanians without work increased slightly in March, but the rate is still below the national average.

Should Pennsylvania bars keep their doors open later

Should Pennsylvania bars keep their doors open later?

Should Pennsylvania bars keep their doors open later?

Matt Sandusky, Berks lawmaker seek to widen lawsuit time limits

Jerry Sandusky's adopted son, Matt, is joining Pa. Rep. Mark Rozzi of Berks County and other state lawmakers in support of bills that would expand the statute of limitations in child sexual abuse lawsuits.

Giant Food Stores raise starting wage for employees

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Giant Food Stores to raise starting wage for employees

Some workers at Giant Food Stores will soon be making a little more money.

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Pennsylvania DAs take aim at Wolf's death penalty moratorium

Pennsylvania's prosecutors are warning Gov. Tom Wolf's death penalty moratorium could affect plea bargains and how judges and juries view executions.

Nursing home workers in Pa calling for better wages

Nursing home workers in Pa. calling for better wages

Nursing home workers across Pennsylvania are banding call for better wages.

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Wolf administration applauds refusal to sell Palcohol

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said it supports a decision by state liquor regulators not to allow the sale of powdered alcohol in Pennsylvania.

AG Kane s lawyer special prosecutor spar before high court

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Kane to challenge judge's order to explain staffer's firing

A lawyer for Attorney General Kathleen Kane says she will challenge a judge's order to explain whether her firing of a prosecutor violated a protective order not to retaliate against witnesses.

Democrats' intraparty fight haunts second U.S. Senate campaign

This month marks six years since Arlen Specter switched parties to become a Democrat, triggering an intraparty fight among Democrats that's haunting a second straight U.S. Senate campaign.

Father sister brother-in-law charged after boy 9 is shot

Father, sister, brother-in-law charged after boy, 9, is shot

Three family members have been charged in connection with a shooting that left a nine-year-old boy in critical condition.

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Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education approves tuition freeze

The board charged with setting tuition rates for Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities agreed to a general tuition freeze for the 2015-16 school year in exchange for a restoration of state funding.

House Republicans plan legislation to cut Pa. property taxes

Republican lawmakers will soon roll out a plan to raise state taxes to make significant cuts in the local property taxes that fund public schools, according to a top Pennsylvania House Republican.


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