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2 hrs ago | JD Supra
In Wirth v. Commonwealth , the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania held that Pennsylvania personal income tax applied to non-resident limited partners whose only connection with the state was the ownership of a small interest in a partnership that owned Pennsylvania property.
4 hrs ago | The Raw Story
A 33-year-old youth pastor in Pennsylvania has been arrested after he was accused of raping a 15-year-old girl at his church.
6 hrs ago | JD Supra
On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Auditor General's Office released a report criticizing the Department of Environmental Protection for failing to adequately track and respond to public complaints concerning water quality related to natural gas development.
A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up.
This week in 1718, William Penn died. He was the founder of the state of Pennsylvania as well as the a well-known leader of the Religious Society of Friends, whose members are colloquially known as "Quakers."
In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.
A multi-vehicle accident reported on Interstate 81 northbound is delaying traffic back to the George Wade N. Memorial Bridge.
I've been following with interest recent pronouncements from Gov. Tom Corbett claiming billions of dollars in "savings" if the Corbett/Tobash pension "reform," based on questionable 30-year assumptions, becomes law.
Its actions don't instill confidence that it is protecting us, write nurses RUTH McDERMOTT-LEVY and NINA M. KAKTINS Imagine you're a parent living near a natural-gas fracking site in Pennsylvania when suddenly your child begins having nose bleeds and skin rashes.
A new developer has submitted plans to build 265 homes at Green Pond Country Club in Bethlehem Township, Pa.
The State Senate has recently passed bi-partisan legislation to begin reforming Pennsylvania's pension system by moving members of the General Assembly and other statewide elected officials to a defined contribution plan, according to Senator Joe Scarnati .
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.
Increases in speed limits on portions of interstates 80 and 380 could be just a start for highways across the state.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- A study by Esther Prins, co-director of the Goodling Institute and the Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, and her colleagues Cathy Kassab and Kimeka Campbell, challenges educators, researchers and policy makers to recalibrate their understanding of who college students are.
An already busy and trouble spot for motorists turned into an even bigger mess Friday afternoon after a multi-car accident caused drivers some delays.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:05 pm
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