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Wolf’s First Action In Office Focuses On Ethics, Open Government

On the day before he was sworn in as governor, Tom Wolf joined students in Harrisburg performing community service.

01/21/2015

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Grand Jury Wants AG Kane Charged With Perjury, 3 Other Counts

A grand jury says there are reasonable grounds to charge Pennsylvania’s attorney general with perjury, false swearing, official oppression and obstruction after an investigation into leaks of secret grand jury material.

01/21/2015

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Wolf Sworn In As Pennsylvania’s 47th Governor

Behind the Pennsylvania Capitol, a sea of white chairs is crammed along Commonwealth Avenue and an elevated rostrum awaits Gov.-elect Tom Wolf on his inauguration day.

01/20/2015

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Wolf Poised To Take Inaugural Oath As 47th Governor

Former businessman Tom Wolf is poised to be sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 47th governor in a ceremony at the state Capitol.

01/19/2015

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Gov.-Elect Wolf Names Picks To Lead Human Resources, Health Departments

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he will name a top Maryland state official as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and a former northeastern Pennsylvania hospital official as his secretary of the Department of Health.

01/17/2015

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Website Lets Pittsburghers Track Locations Of City Snow Plows

Pittsburgh has unveiled a Snow Plow Tracker that lets residents track the movement of 120 vehicles assigned to remove ice and snow.

01/16/2015

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Gov.-Elect Wolf Picks Maryland’s Top Cop To Head Pa. State Police

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf wants Maryland’s top cop to become Pennsylvania’s top cop.

01/15/2015

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Police Chief Tries To Shut Down Leaks From Officers

A memorandum from Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay criticizing unauthorized leaks to the public that “add credibility to our critics” brought a strong response from the Fraternal Order of Police.

01/14/2015

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NRA Filing Lawsuit Against Pittsburgh, 2 Other Pa. Cities Over Gun Laws

The National Rifle Association is filing suit against three Pennsylvania cities, seeking to stop them from enforcing their firearms laws.

01/14/2015

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Dwayne Woodruff Throws Hat Into Ring For Pa. Supreme Court Justice

Mel Blount, Craig Bingham, Chuckie Okobi and Chris Hoke were all downtown at the County Courthouse today.

01/13/2015

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Attorney General Kane: “I Did Nothing Illegal”

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday she did “nothing illegal” in her first remarks about a report that she could face charges over a grand jury leak.

01/10/2015

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Governor-Elect Wolf Talks Economic Growth, Other Issues During Pittsburgh Visit

Governor-elect Tom Wolf called a press conference in Pittsburgh Friday, in part, to sing the praises of his first Cabinet appointment from Allegheny County – Dennis Davin as secretary of Community & Economic Development.

01/09/2015

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AG Kathleen Kane Could Face Criminal Charges After Grand Jury Findings

A grand jury is recommending that Attorney General Kathleen Kane be criminally charged on allegations she leaked information to a newspaper.

01/08/2015

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Local Cartoonist Says Terrorist Attack In France Won’t Stop Editorial Cartoons

The murder of French editorial cartoonists was more than a tragic killing, says local cartoonist Rob Rogers.

01/07/2015

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Pa. House Elects A New Speaker, Other Legislators Sworn In

With both an outgoing and incoming governor looking on, a more Republican General Assembly took office in Harrisburg Tuesday.

01/06/2015

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Sophie Masloff Remembered In Photos

Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.

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Election Night 2012

President Barack Obama wins a second term in office on Nov. 6, 2012.

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Memorable Political Foibles

When politicians make the news, it’s not always for their politics. We’re taking a look back at stories that were the talk of the town.

Sen. Carper (center) commutes everyday from his home in Wilmington, Del. to Capitol Hill.

The Scoop On The Senate

Which senator has already claimed his title as “Trail Blazer” – on his mausoleum? Which one has scaled more than 50 mountains in his home state? Alabama to Illinois, click through to find out.

First Lady Michelle Obama during the Midatlantic Regional Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, January 20, 2009. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama: The First Lady’s Fashion

All eyes have been on Michelle Obama before she entered the White House. Here’s a look at some of the first lady’s fashion styles.

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