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A proposal that would have auctioned off the business of the two-thirds of Pennsylvania power customers who still use a default provider is dead, but another bill pushing customers toward the private market is on the way.
At least a half-dozen lawsuits challenging Pennsylvania's 1996 Defense of Marriage Act are moving through the courts here, with the first set to go to trial in U.S. District Court in Harrisburg on June 9. Across the country similar state bans on same-sex marriage have been crumbling under the weight of the Supreme Court's 2013 decision in United ... (more)
Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection invites municipal, township and borough leaders, county and city planners, redevelopment authorities, community leaders, and economic and industrial development agencies to a seminar, "What All Local Governments Need to Know about Brownfields."
Introduced by State Rep. Angel Cruz, House Resolution 665 would urge Congress to declare Spanish the official language of the United States.
Igdalsky, NASCAR and INDYCAR officials and state legislators to officially kickoff the 2014 Pocono Raceway Season and to announce the award of , NASCAR and INDYCAR officials to kickoff the 2014 Pocono Raceway season; one of many world-class attractions that make Penn's Woods a top destination for tourists," Corbett said.
A series of 16th-century manuscripts that have been making waves on the Internet look like a Monty Python version of the Renaissance: They show cats outfitted with flaming backpacks, attacking castles and villages.
After mulling the decision for months, Conklin, D-Rush Township, told the Centre Daily Times on Monday that he instead will focus on his House seat and his current projects.
Two Northern Tier organizations will receive more than $8,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to help residents properly dispose of household hazardous waste, Rep. Tina Pickett, R-Towanda, announced Monday.
Chris Stigall spoke with Pennsylvania's Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley Monday on Talk Radio 1210 about the upcoming push to privatize sales of alcohol in the commonwealth.
Traffic has been slowed considerably on Interstate 83 southbound near the Highland Park exit after a motor vehicle accident.
"This is reaching way back, to 1681, making it 333 years, so not too many people are going to know that.
The implied question came up again at a party on a Saturday night. Another guest, upon hearing I was from Pittsburgh said, "Oh, I'm from your neck of the woods, Scranton."
On Friday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett - who has no problem starving his state's most populous and academically struggling urban school districts of funding - flipped his fiscal conservative script and declared that Congress needs to preserve food stamps as an important safety net for his state.
You're a 16th-century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a rival nobleman.
Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Penn and the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania have been given a joint donation to research treatments for Friedreich's ataxia , a rare neurogenic disease that afflicts 1 in 50,000 people.