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GOP-endorsed candidates for Pa. high court face primary foes

The Republican State Committee has endorsed candidates for three openings on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

GOP to consider endorsements for three high court openings

Pennsylvania Republican Party leaders are weighing whether to take sides in a potentially crowded race for three openings on the state Supreme Court.

State Treasurer resigns

Pa. treasurer will plead guilty in campaign finance case

Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord will plead guilty to federal charges after telling two potential campaign contributors that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.


Uber gets green light to start ride service in Pennsylvania

A popular ride service has been given the green light to start in Pennsylvania.

State treasurer steps down amid reports he s under investiga

Federal investigators eyeing state treasurer as he steps down

Federal authorities are looking into the campaign-related activity of Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord, who says he is stepping down from the job after six years.

Casey introduces bill to promote anti-bullying education

Casey unveils anti-bullying in schools bill

U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) unveiled his bipartisan "anti-bullying in schools" bill Thursday in the nation's capital.

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McCord stepping down as Pennsylvania treasurer after 6 years

Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord is stepping down from the job after six years.

Wolf puts hold on gas drilling leases

Wolf restores ban on new gas drilling leases

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed a moratorium Thursday on new oil and gas development in state parks and forests.

Hershey dips into meat market with Krave Jerky

Hershey has a sudden hankering for protein, with plans to add jerky to its lineup.

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Committee OKs 'Eileen's Law' bill for consideration by Pa. House

A bill named for a woman who died while serving jail time for her children's truancy cases is moving forward in Harrisburg.

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140,000 Pennsylvanians enroll in health plans for first time

Federal officials say more than 140,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled for the first time in plans sold through the health insurance marketplace for 2015.

Medical marijuana bill news conference

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Gov. Wolf vows to support Pa. Senate's medical marijuana bill

Gov. Tom Wolf vows to sign a medical marijuana bill that state senators are writing.


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