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Traffic restrictions in turnpike tunnel next week

Northbound drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike should be prepared for daytime single-lane patterns and two-way traffic in the southbound Lehigh Tunnel for three days next week, warns the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.

Corbett talks pension reform

PA welfare department gets a new name

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed legislation officially changing the name of the Department of Public Welfare  to the Department of Human Services.

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Auditor general warns of risky pension investments

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is urging leaders of the state's two pension systems to reconsider the $7.6 billion invested in potentially high-risk, high-cost hedge funds.

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Big donors give more in Pennsylvania governor race

The money is rolling in for Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates, and the candidates may break the state's all time spending record.

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Quarrel over Common Core: A Pennsylvania Primer

It’s almost impossible to find common ground on Common Core.

Wolf and Corbett share stage for first debate

Wolf and Corbett share stage for first debate

The candidates for Pennsylvania governor shared a stage Monday night for their first debate.

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Corbett, Wolf prep for first debate in gov's race

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates' first debate is only hours away.

Corbett talks pension reform

Politicos eye broader effect of anti-Corbett vote

Gov. Tom Corbett has been trailing in the polls for so long that the political conservation in Pennsylvania is shifting away from whether the Republican can make his race competitive.


Digital billboards become roadside wanted posters

Expanding the manhunt for the fugitive wanted in the shooting death of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, the FBI has activated hundreds of digital billboards in Pennsylvania and five other states.

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Quarrel over Common Core: A Pennsylvania Primer

It’s almost impossible to find common ground on Common Core.

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Pennsylvania jobless rate grew for second month

Pennsylvania's jobless rate is up for the second straight month as the employment fell and unemployment rose.

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Enterovirus cases confirmed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Thirteen states, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey, now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus: enterovirus 68.


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