Pennsylvania

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State Police Issue Alert About Red Light Violation Email Scam

State Police have issued a warning to Pennsylvania residents about a possible new phishing scam popping up in inbox claiming you ran a red light.

05/15/2015

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Citing Amtrak Accident, Rendell Goes For Quick Passage Of Transportation Bill

“Forty-eight percent of Pittsburgh’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete,” former Gov. Ed Rendell declared in Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon.

05/13/2015

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Wolf Signs First Bill, Extends Deadline For Death Benefits

Nearly four months since he took office, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed his first bill.

05/13/2015

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Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Pennsylvania state senators have for the second time sent legislation to legalize various forms of medical marijuana to the House, where it faces an uncertain future.

05/12/2015

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Get Marty: New Law Gives Death Benefits To Families Of Campus Officers Who Die On Duty

A local woman came to KDKA’s Get Marty months ago hoping to get death benefits for her husband, who was the police chief on a local college campus.

05/06/2015

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Officials Confirm Cancer In Smallmouth Bass In Pa. River

Biologists are confirming the first case of cancer in a smallmouth bass caught in the Susquehanna River.

05/05/2015

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State House Hearing In Pittsburgh Takes Testimony On Medical Marijuana

Legalizing medical marijuana — the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.

04/29/2015

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Medical Marijuana A Step Closer To Legalization In Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh NORML hosted a forum Monday night on medical marijuana.

04/28/2015

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Audit Says State-Owned Universities Need To Better Track Crime, Sex Bias

Pennsylvania’s system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency.

04/27/2015

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Criminal Probe Of AG Kane May Expand To Include Staff Firing

A criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony.

04/27/2015

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Wolf Administration To Begin Reorganizing Medicaid Plans

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration plans to begin transferring more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program that it touts as a more efficient and effective way of providing health care for the poor, disabled and elderly.

04/24/2015

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Expert Offers Tips For Protecting Against Ticks & Lyme Disease

The warning from state officials is loud and clear. Every county in Pennsylvania is vulnerable to Lyme disease borne by the blacklegged tick.

04/22/2015

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Gov. Wolf & House Republicans Inch Closer To A Property Tax Deal

For decades, Pennsylvania governors and legislators have promised — but never delivered — substantial tax relief from higher and higher school property taxes.

04/22/2015

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State: Lyme Disease Risk Now Present In All 67 Counties

Pennsylvania officials are warning residents that there is now a danger of Lyme disease in every county in the commonwealth.

04/21/2015

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Pittsburghers Join In “Fight For $15” Protests With Demonstration In Oakland

The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.

04/15/2015

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