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Wolf: Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes

In an interview with a panel of Associated Press reporters and editors Friday afternoon, Wolf sought to cast the exchange - several billion dollars a year - as a redistribution of burdens within Pennsylvania's nearly $30 billion state public school system.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Tax, Ed Rendell

3 hrs ago |

Freedom on display at the Newseum

The Newseum showcases a selection of more than 800 front pages from newspapers across the country and around the world each day.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics

5 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Dance Academy student receives full scholarship to Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

A local student from First State Dance Academy in Milford has received a full scholarship to study year round with the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet.


7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

The nation's weather

A cold front will extend from the central Plains to the upper Midwest, while monsoonal thunderstorms will affect the Southwest.


Related Topix: Weather

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Jim Raymer brings two-pronged attack in Oaks

For Raymer, who entered two in the $500,000 Hambletonian Oaks on August 2 at the Meadowlands, it's been a long and well thought out process.


Related Topix: Tioga, Recreational Vehicle

York man among five arrested on child porn charges in attorney general investigation

A York County man was among five Pennsylvania residents charged this week in an investigation into child pornography sharing by the state attorney general's office.


Related Topix: York County, PA, Northampton County, PA, Washington County, PA

The Lebanon Daily News

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search

A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man's lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise funds for the search.


The Auto Channel

Pennsylvania DEP Extends Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

July 25, 2014: The Department of Environmental Protection today announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles, or until Dec. 31. "The Corbett administration remains committed to seeing ... (more)


Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Pennsylvania Government, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Ford C-Max Energi, Wagon, Ford

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Judge asked to OK statements in Pa. woman's death

Prosecutors are asking a judge to allow them to use statements allegedly made by one of two men charged in the strangulation death of a woman whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania river last year.


Fight for Equality Comes to State College

Equality advocates stopped in State College Thursday to bring together community leaders to declare their support for ending discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pennsylvania citizens.


Related Topix: State College, PA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali

Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back.


Related Topix: Florida State University, Toddlers, Family, Train Disaster, Weather


One dead, one wounded by gunman at Pennsylvania hospital

Police gather at the scene of a shooting at the Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania on July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Darby, PA, Delaware County, PA

Philadelphia Public Record

Are Pennsylvania Population Changes Working Against Corbett?

BY TONY WEST/ Time is not kind to Gov. Tom Corbett's reelection hopes. The Pennsylvania that harbors his political base is not growing.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA

Washington Times

Doctor, 2 others shot at Pennsylvania hospital: reports

Police are on the scene at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital , located in Darby at 1500 Lansdowne Avenue, after a shooting was reported around 2:15 p.m., a Chicago ABC affiliate reported .


JD Journal

Penn Law Names Jeffrey Vagle Executive Director of CTIC

Jeffrey Vagle has been appointed as the first Executive Director of the Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, according to a press release from the school.


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Temple University, Boston University

The Lebanon Daily News

More than 500 migrant kids sent to Pennsylvania

More than 500 migrant children among the tens of thousands who have flooded the southern U.S. border are being housed in Pennsylvania, attracting a visit from some members of Congress and at least one tea-party protest.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Family, Kids

Bellingham Herald

For first father, protectiveness gives way to pride

At a fundraiser Tuesday night in Seattle before heading to California, Obama joked about looming driving lessons for Malia, who turned 16 on July 4. In the East Room last week, the president said 13-year-old Sasha's "pig-out indulgence" was pie.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead

A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Air Accidents, Weather, Death Penalty

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Pennsylvania's tougher child abuse laws may come into play in a Mercer County case

Pennsylvania's new laws that just took effect in January, will come into play when a mother accused of a severe case of child abuse comes to trial.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Penn State University Park, US National Guard, US Military, Harrisburg, PA

O-R Online

Donation helps local fire department save pets

Invisible Fence representative Becky Urbanic works with Fonzie, a demonstration dog, and Jon Bittner, safety officer for California Volunteer Fire Department.


Related Topix: Fire


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