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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.

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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.

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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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Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania

Some towns in New York's Southern Tier are raising the idea of seceding to Pennsylvania.

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GO-TIME identifies over $100 million in savings

The State of Pa. could soon realize more than $100 million dollars in cost savings thanks to Governor Wolf's GO-TIME initiative.

Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

Senator says proposal could ease Pennsylvania pension crisis

The debt is piling up in Pennsylvania and legislators blame pension plans.

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AP

Pennsylvania House sends another liquor, wine bill to Senate

Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering another proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-run wine and liquor store system.

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69 News

Sheetz opens 500th convenience store, with plans for 1,000

The Pennsylvania-based Sheetz convenience store chain is looking to double its store total after opening its 500th location.

 

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    On this day: March 4

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