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Penn State names athletic director

Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.

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Tom Wolf: Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he'd look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania's higher earners to expand the state's share of public education funding.

Pa. State Sen. Paul Clymer town meeting in Quakertown.

Town meeting sets up tough crowd for Rep. Paul Clymer

State Rep. Paul Clymer faced a small but cantankerous audience Thursday night when he held a town meeting in Quakertown’s public library.

ADS Governor ramps up air war

Is it too early for political attack ads?

It may be summertime, but that's not keeping political attack ads off the airwaves.

Southbound turnpike closing for six hours Sunday

An 11-mile stretch of  the Pennsylvania Turnpike's southbound lanes will be closed  for six hours Sunday, between the Lansdale (Exit #31) and Mid-County (Exit #20) interchanges.

Cats rescued from uninhabitable house near Lebanon

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Cats rescued from 'uninhabitable house' near Lebanon

More than a dozen cats have been removed from what animal rescue officials describe as an uninhabitable house near Lebanon.

70 mph speed limit sign Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Speed limit upped to 70 mph on stretch of Pa. Turnpike

Drivers with the need for more speed are in luck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

FedEx delivery truck

Plans for Fedex megahub hit up in the Lehigh Valley

If the FedEx megahub project is to become reality in the Lehigh Valley Area, then several things will need to fall in place before the plant opens in 2016.

Girls in holding area, illegal undocumented immigration

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More than 500 migrant children being housed in Pennsylvania

More than 500 migrant children are being housed in Pennsylvania as federal officials wrestle with a national crisis created by a flood of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors across the southern U.S. border.

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago.

New Pennsylvania State Police helicopter

Pa. State Police begin replacing aging fleet of helicopters

The Pennsylvania State Police have unveiled their next generation of patrol helicopters.

Sanofi Pasteur announces first shipment of flu vaccines

The peak of flu season is still months away, but a Monroe County vaccine maker is ready.

 

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