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Wolf: Wealthy Should Pay More To Cut School Taxes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he’d look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania’s higher earners to expand the state’s share of public education funding.

07/26/2014

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Bishop Zubik Defends Holy Family Institute, Fostering Immigrant Children

It’s a hot button issue, and now Bishop David Zubik is stepping into the immigration debate.

07/21/2014

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Corbett Gets A Republican Primary Challenger

Today was the last day to file nominating petitions of Governor, Congress and General Assembly.

03/11/2014

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US Steel Worker Proud To Be Mentioned In President’s Speech

The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.

01/29/2014

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Obama Orders Creation Of ‘myRA’ Savings Plan

With a stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has created a new savings plan designed for Americans who don’t have workplace retirement plans.

01/29/2014

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Corbett Asks Court To Reverse Decision On Voter ID

Lawyers for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett say a judge made a host of mistakes in deciding to throw out the state’s requirement that voters display photo identification.

01/27/2014

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President Obama Set To Visit Pittsburgh

President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.

01/25/2014

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Methodist Jury Convicts Pa. Pastor For Gay Wedding

A United Methodist pastor was convicted Monday of breaking church law by officiating his son’s same-sex wedding and could be defrocked after a high-profile trial that has rekindled debate over the denomination’s policy on gay marriage.

11/18/2013

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North Huntingdon Commissioners: Backyard Chickens Are “Regression”

The commissioners of a western Pennsylvania bedroom community have rejected a push by some residents to allow them to raise small flocks of chickens in the backyards of their suburban lots.

09/13/2013

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Local Mayor Says He Will Marry Gay Couples Despite State Ban

Lawyers asked a state court on Friday to throw out a lawsuit that seeks to stop a rogue county official from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, who cannot legally wed in Pennsylvania.

08/02/2013

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Fitzgerald’s Relationship With Peduto A Partnership

During the campaign, the two seemed inseparable — Rich Fitzgerald and Bill Peduto — politically attached at the hips.

05/31/2013

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