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Kathleen Kane

Court upholds judge's role in investigation of Pa. AG Kane

A county judge acted properly when he appointed a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office, according to Pennsylvania's highest court.

Pennsylvania extends home heating assistance program

The deadline to request a break on home-heating bills in Pennsylvania has been extended.

Joe Paterno

Judge again rules Paterno family can't sue for contract breach

A Pennsylvania judge has ruled again that the family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

Kathleen Kane

Kane's troubles could haunt her hopes for second term in 2016

The result of a controversial case could affect Democrat Kathleen Kane's plan to seek a second term as the state's top prosecutor next year.

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Knoebels Amusement Resort

Worker struck by new roller coaster recovering from injuries

A worker is recovering from a broken hand and staples in his head after being struck by a newly built roller coaster during testing at Knoebels Amusement Resort.

PSU pres says students posting nude photos could be expelled

Women pictured on PSU fraternity's Facebook page talk to police

Some women pictured nude or semi-nude in photos posted to a Penn State fraternity's secret Facebook page have come forward.

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PaG&E to refund $2.3 million to state consumers

A proposed settlement has been reached with an electric generation supplier accused of deceptively marketing its variable electric rates to Pennsylvania consumers, many of whom filed complaints about spikes in their rates during the winter of 2014.

Prosecutors speak out against Gov Wolf s death penalty mori

Pennsylvanians support death penalty moratorium

A new poll suggests 50 percent of Pennsylvanians support Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to temporarily pause executions.

U\.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick

U.S. House passes reforrms to strengthen Medicare

A permanent repeal and replacement of Medicare's Sustainable Growth Rate was approved by a 392-37 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday.

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19-mile stretch of Pa. Turnpike to close this weekend

Drivers planning to travel the Pennsylvania Turnpike this weekend may have to find an alternate route.

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2nd bald eagle egg hatches in nest on video

A second bald eagle egg has hatched in a nest on live-streaming video that thousands of people have watched.

Debate continues over PennEast Pipeline

Debate continues over PennEast Pipeline

A new study says a major pipeline proposed for our area could save consumers millions but opponents say, first consider the source of that study.


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