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Lack Of Lawn Signs This Campaign Means Fewer Choices On The Ballot

As you drive along major thoroughfares in the Pittsburgh region, have you noticed something different this election season?

10/20/2014

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Local Senator Hopes To Bump Up Minimum Pay For Police Officers

A state senator wants to see a bill passed that would increase the minimum wage for part-time police officers.

10/20/2014

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Lawmakers Hope To Make Assisted Suicide Legal In Pa.

Those who have experienced the painful deaths of loved ones understand why Brittany Maynard wants to end her life on her own terms in Oregon, as she recounts in her own video about the pills that will take her young life before the brain cancer does.

10/14/2014

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Local Congressmen Call For Travel Ban To, From Ebola-Affected African Countries

Did the late Thomas Eric Duncan enter the United States under false pretenses, covering up his exposure to Ebola in Liberia to customs officials?

10/14/2014

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At Visit To Aliquippa HS, Wolf Talks Schools And Taxes

Students in Aliquippa had the day off — except for the undefeated football team hard at practice.

10/13/2014

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Wolf And Corbett Face Off In Last Pa. Gov. Debate

Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates appealed for voters’ support In the last debate of their campaign with Gov. Tom Corbett saying he deserves re-election because he’s “not finished yet” and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf saying he can do the job better than Corbett.

10/08/2014

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AG Kane Releases More Emails In Growing “Porngate” Scandal

More office emails containing pornography from the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office are expected to be released in a scandal that has gripped the state Capitol.

10/03/2014

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2 Pa. Top Officials Resign In Porn Office Emails Case

Two top state officials resigned Thursday in the growing scandal surrounding office emails containing pornography in the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office.

10/02/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: AG Kane On Releasing Names Of Accused In Porn Scandal

Pennsylvania’s Governor, top judge, and other critics continue to put pressure on State Attorney General Kathleen Kane as the political porn scandal continues to rock Harrisburg.

09/29/2014

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Corbett Seeks Details In Porn Office Emails Scandal

Gov. Tom Corbett has asked for records of interoffice emails containing pornography that were apparently exchanged among former employees of the state attorney general’s office, including two men who are now his top aides.

09/26/2014

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No Knock-Outs In 1st Debate Between Corbett And Wolf

It was a friendly crowd for Governor Corbett.

09/23/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor’s race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf’s policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett’s handling of the economy and schools.

09/22/2014

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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.

09/15/2014

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Nixon’s Daughter Talks Watergate, Electing Woman To White House During Pittsburgh Visit

Julie Nixon Eisenhower, daughter of President Richard Nixon, keynoted the 250th anniversary gala this week for the Fort Pitt Blockhouse.

09/13/2014

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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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