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Prosecutors speak out against Gov Wolf s death penalty mori

Berks DA, officer's widow speak out against death penalty moratorium

Berks County District Attorney John Adams is among Pennsylvania prosecutors who are taking a stand against Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on the death penalty.

Sestak launches bid for re-match against Toomey

Sestak launches bid for re-match against Toomey

Joe Sestak is kicking off his campaign for US Senate.

Is Pa Gov Wolf s proposed budget dead on arrival

Is Pa. Gov. Wolf's proposed budget dead on arrival?

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has introduced what some political analysts call one of the most ambitious state budgets in recent history.

Gov. Tom Wolf at Hamburg Area High School

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Governor visits Hamburg school, defends budget proposal

Fresh off his first budget proposal to a joint session of the state Legislature, Tom Wolf made his first official visit to Berks County as Pennsylvania governor.

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Weather closes Penn State for first time in 8 years

Penn State's main campus closed Wednesday for the first time in eight years due to icy roads and forecasts for more snow.

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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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DA: Immigration agent accused of stealing from prisoner

Authorities have announced charges against a federal immigration agent accused of having stolen from a prisoner he was assigned to transport.

Gov Wolf unveils budget Tuesday

Gov. Wolf unveils budget Tuesday

It's shaping up to be one of the most anticipated budget proposals in recent years.

Jerry Sandusky


Process gets underway to carve up $60 million Sandusky fine

Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use.

Tom Wolf inaugural address

Wolf administration to show how it'll challenge gas industry

The coming days will provide the first glimpse at how Gov. Tom Wolf's administration wants to regulate the natural gas industry.

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Husband, wife found shot to death in apparent murder-suicide

Authorities say a husband and wife were found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide in a central Pennsylvania apartment.

69 News Week in Review

Here's a look back at the stories that made headlines this week in the 69 News "Week in Review."


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