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Wolf Visits Local School To Highlight Education Differences With Corbett

Tom Wolf highlighted support for public education with a tour of a local school.

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County Council Shoots Down ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in county council’s chambers.

09/09/2014

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Wolf Campaigns In Pittsburgh, Says He Would Expand Medicaid If Elected

Despite a double digit lead in the polls, Democrat Tom Wolf was back on the campaign trail, this time at the Bidwell Training Center in Manchester, where he heard about efforts to train high school students in a wide range of arts from culinary to pottery to photography.

08/29/2014

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Councilwoman Pushes Posting Of “In God We Trust” In Allegheny Co. Courthouse

It’s part of a national effort to honor the motto “In God We Trust” led in Pennsylvania by state Rep. Rick Saccone who rallied folks at the state capitol last November.

08/29/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane Talks About Criticism Of Her Work

On the anniversary of women’s suffrage, Attorney General Kathleen Kane sat down for an exclusive interview with KDKA political editor Jon Delano, who asked her about breaking the glass ceiling as the state’s first elected woman AG.

08/26/2014

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Corbett: End ‘Bigoted’ TV Series ‘Amish Mafia’

Gov. Tom Corbett and other Pennsylvania politicians have signed a statement calling on the Discovery Channel to drop “Amish Mafia.”

08/13/2014

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Lack Of State Funding Could Shut Down County Crime Lab

Over the past decade, funding from the state for Allegheny County’s crime lab in the Strip District has dwindled from $7.5 million to nothing.

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Network Plans To Bring Shale Power To East Coast

PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.

07/31/2014

Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) (L) speaks during a news conference about the budget continuing resolution passed by the House near midnight with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA) September 23, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Republicans said that Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) is playing politics when he says the bill does not include enough money for disaster relief and will not take up the legislation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pa. Congressman Staffer Arrested For Carrying Handgun To Capitol

A staff member for a Pennsylvania congressman was arrested Friday after carrying a handgun and magazine into the Cannon House Office building, U.S. Capitol Police said.

07/18/2014

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Corbett Feud With Republican Legislators More Public Than Ever

After Governor Corbett line-item vetoed part of the Republican-controlled General Assembly’s legislative budget, Senate leaders accused the governor of not working effectively with Republican majorities in the legislature.

07/11/2014

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14,000 Draft Notices Sent To Pa. Men Born In 1800s

No, the United States isn’t trying to build a military force of centenarians.

07/10/2014

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DeWeese Discusses Prison Sentence For 1st Time

Earlier this year, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese was released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.

07/01/2014

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45 Tons Of Trash Collected During Annual River Sweep

More than 300 volunteers got their hands dirty this weekend, cleaning up the banks of the Ohio River.

06/21/2014

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Police: Prankster Stole Man’s Vehicle Knobs

State police are trying to find the prankster who left a man unable to drive home from a rural Pennsylvania tavern – by stealing all of the control knobs from the inside of the man’s unlocked car.

06/20/2014

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Wolf Says He Will Raise Certain Taxes

Last month, Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett leveled this charge against his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.

06/19/2014

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