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House Defeats GOP Bid To Override Parts Of Wolf Budget Veto

Pennsylvania’s budget impasse remained firmly in place Tuesday after the Republican majority failed during hours of debate to persuade Democrats during a series of 14 votes to override any portion of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget veto.

08/25/2015

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Verizon Strike Possible As Contract Deadline Looms

Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don’t reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.

08/01/2015

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Newsweek Puts More Than 40 Pittsburgh Docs On Top Cancer Doctors List

Pittsburgh is home to dozens of the best cancer doctors in the country.

07/24/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: Kane Asserts Innocence & Intention To Fight Back

In her first sit-down television interview this year, Attorney General Kathleen Kane took some direct questions from KDKA political editor Jon Delano.

07/16/2015

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Should Pennsylvania Legalize The Sale Of Fireworks?

Bottle rockets, roman candles and mortars. It is illegal to sell, buy or use them in Pennsylvania — illegal in fact for state residents to go out of state and get them.

KDKA-TV–07/15/2015

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PennDOT Selling Personal Drivers’ Information Shocks Many

Tell folks on the street that PennDOT is selling personal information on drivers, this reaction is common.

KDKA-TV–07/15/2015

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License Plate Stickers May Be Out In 2017, Or Maybe Not

Pennsylvania is set to phase out the rectangular registration stickers on license plates by the end of 2016, so long as the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) does not convince lawmakers to reverse legislation.

KDKA-TV–07/15/2015

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Budget Deadlock Approaching 3rd Week With No Talks Planned

No negotiations between the Wolf administration and leaders of the Legislature’s Republican majority are scheduled as Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate approaches its third week.

07/13/2015

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Tuition Hiked At State-Owned Universities, As Legislature Fails To Act On Budget

State schools are going to see a tuition hike come fall.

07/10/2015

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Family-Friendly Travel Guide To Hershey, Pennsylvania

Family friendly guide to the “Sweetest Place on Earth,” Hershey, Pennsylvania.

07/10/2015

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Blasts Gov. Wolf Death Penalty Stand

Pennsylvania’s attorney general says Gov. Tom Wolf’s death penalty moratorium is blatantly unconstitutional and wants the state Supreme Court to clear the way for the state’s first execution since 1999.

07/08/2015

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Resources For Overwhelmed Parents

There are resources available to people who feel overwhelmed by the stress of parenting.

07/08/2015

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Budget Impasse Continues With Differences From Last One

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t backing off his demand for a new state budget after vetoing a $30.2 billion document passed solely by Republican state lawmakers.

07/07/2015

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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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Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Republican Budget Bill, Liquor Legislation Up In The Air

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will veto the Republican-crafted spending plan that the GOP’s huge majorities in the state Legislature sent to him just hours before the state government’s fiscal year ended.

06/30/2015

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