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Wolf Veto Message Outlines Reasons He Rejected GOP’s Budget

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto message to state lawmakers says the budget they’ve just sent him doesn’t spend enough on education and will make the state’s deficit worse.

07/01/2015

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House To Consider Changes To Pa. Public Sector Pension Plans

Proposals to move Pennsylvania’s newly hired public school employees and state workers into a 401(k)-style retirement plan and to privatize liquor sales faced state lawmakers Monday, less than two days before the annual budget deadline.

06/29/2015

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Clairton Residents Seeing Their Sewage Bills Increase Drastically

People who live in Clairton say they have a big problem. Their water bills have been going up over the past three years – drastically.

06/02/2015

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Shuster Brings Transportation Delegation To Pittsburgh To Push For Federal Funds

Billed the Pennsylvania Road Show, House Transportation Chairman Bill Shuster, of Hollidaysburg, led members of Congress and transportation secretaries from around the country through Pittsburgh on Tuesday morning.

04/07/2015

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Some Locals Worried, Others Not By NSA Leaker Snowden’s Allegations

The government is watching our every move – that’s what NSA leaker Edward Snowden now claims.

05/29/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Allows Prayer At Council Meetings

In municipalities all over, they’re taking another look at how their meetings begin.

05/06/2014

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Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” Motto

A battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.

04/15/2014

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Toyota Reaches $1.2 Billion Criminal Settlement With Government

It’s the largest criminal penalty ever assessed against an auto manufacturer — $1.2 billion — announced Wednesday morning by Attorney General Eric Holder.

03/19/2014

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Retired Colonel Accused Of Conspiring To Defraud Air Force

He was a colonel with sway over the entire 171st Air Wing. Federal prosecutors say Col. Gerard Mangis used it to enrich himself, allegedly conspiring with a co-defendant to defraud the Air Force of more than $200,000.

03/05/2014

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Government Halts Benefits For Butler Co. Woman Paralyzed In Accident

If you met Casey Galbreath you would assume she’s handicapped. But under the circumstances we had to ask.

02/18/2014

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New Mayor Bill Peduto Making His Presence Known

Only about two-weeks into the job, but it seems like Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is everywhere.

01/16/2014

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High Court Strikes Down Zoning Limits On Gas Drilling

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.

12/19/2013

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Government Shutdown Will Impact Local Area

Absent a last minute Congressional deal, a government shutdown will begin at midnight tonight — and Pennsylvanians will be affected.

09/30/2013

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