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Congressman Dent introduces bill for permanent authorization of National Heritage Areas

Congressman, Charlie Dent (PA-15), and Democratic Congressman, Paul Tonko (NY-20) have introduced a bill-H.R. 445, that would permanently authorize the current 49 National Heritage Areas (NHA), and require new Heritage Areas to have a viable management plan in place before any designation by Congress.

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Police: Dead baby found in trash; charges possible

Authorities are working to determine what charges should be filed in the case of a premature baby found dead and disposed of in the trash.

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Pennsylvania sued by US over police fitness tests

The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying the practice illegally discriminates against women.

Lawmakers ask NCAA to set aside PSU sanctions

5 Pa. lawmakers ask NCAA to halt Penn State sanctions

Five members of Pennsylvania's delegation to the United States House of Representatives are asking college sports' governing body to cancel penalties against Penn State.

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Bucks Co. man dies after falling into lake

A Bucks County man died in a lake in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.

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AG warns of several phone scams making the rounds

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane wants to warn about several phone scams that have been reported recently.

Thunderbolt roller coaster, Kennywood

Group honors third Kennywood coaster as 'landmark'

A Pennsylvania amusement park is the only one in the U.S. with three roller coaster 'landmarks.'

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Bucks Co. man dies after falling into lake

A Bucks County man died in a lake in northeastern Pennsylvania over the weekend.

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.

 

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    On this day: July 30

    Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

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