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A bill that would authorize the Pennsylvania Game Commission to set a bounty on coyotes is advancing in the Legislature after winning the approval of the state House of Representatives.
Jonathan Luna's workday started out as any other. He left the modest Elkridge townhome he shared with his physician wife and two young sons, and drove 14 miles to the federal office in Baltimore where he worked as an assistant U.S. attorney.
Pennsylvania's Agricultural Land Preservation Board today safeguarded 4,181 additional acres on 41 farms in 21 counties through the state's nationally renowned farmland preservation program.
Police in south-central Pennsylvania are searching for a machete-swinging man who allegedly threatened to cut off the head of another man with whom he was arguing.
Officials from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia are scheduled to gather in Washington at the U.S. National Arboretum Visitor Center to discuss future restoration and conservation efforts.
Nearly 10,000 more Pennsylvanians signed up for an insurance plan in November through the federal health care law's new marketplace, the federal government reported Wednesday, and insurers expect the pace to pick up in December.
Coming on the heels of a report noting that total revenue from Pennsylvania slot machines for November was down 1.3 percent from last November, the state Senate last week passed a resolution, calling for a study of gambling in Pennsylvania, including the possibility of legalizing online gambling.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's pick for Department of Environmental Protection Secretary sparked controversy last week when, during his confirmation hearing, he told the state Senate's Judiciary Committee that he was unaware of any "adverse impacts" of climate change on humans or animals.
"My personal goal is to repeal it entirely. . . . This is all about American jobs," Brady, a veteran member of the House Ways and Means Committee, said in an interview.
Lawmakers gave final approval to measures to expand the definition of “perpetrator” in child-abuse cases and toughen penalties for assaults against children under certain circumstances.
Fresh winter snow moved into the U.S. mid-Atlantic region on Tuesday, shutting schools and offices in the nation's capital and elsewhere as the mid-section of the country remained in the grip of Arctic air that showed no signs of easing.
A spokesman for the Rev. Billy Graham says the evangelist has generally been weaker since his 95th birthday celebration last month but his vital signs are good.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane is seeking to be dismissed from a federal lawsuit pending in Philadelphia that challenges Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban.
In this Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 photo, Nick McGill wears the Titan Arm as he poses at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
By The Associated Press Another round of snow is in the forecast for the mid-Atlantic region, just in time for the morning commute.