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UPMC Cancels Highmark’s Medical Advantage Low-Cost Access For Seniors

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year.

04/09/2015

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Board Of Governors Freezes Tuition At State-Owned Universities, But There’s A Catch

The board that oversees Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities is endorsing a tuition freeze sought by Gov. Tom Wolf.

04/09/2015

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Wolf To Take Pennsylvanians’ Questions On Facebook Session

Questions for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf are piling up as he prepares to hold a “Facebook Town Hall.”

03/31/2015

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Ground To Be Broken On The Reconnecting Of Hill District To Downtown

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– It will be an historic day in Pittsburgh that has been a long time coming. Tomorrow marks the first step to make more out of the land at the former Civic Arena site […]

03/22/2015

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Gov. Wolf Visits CCAC As Part Of ‘Schools That Teach’ Tour

Gov. Tom Wolf is in town today, showing his support for our local schools.

03/10/2015

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Expert Crunches Numbers On Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal

Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed trade off — lower property taxes, but higher income and sales taxes — is getting mixed reaction.

03/03/2015

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Wolf Seeks Billions In Higher Taxes For Schools, Tax Revamp

Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid and shift education funding away from local property taxes.

03/03/2015

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Democrats Say Wolf’s Budget Proposal Will Be Ambitious

More details of Gov. Tom Wolf’s forthcoming budget proposal emerged Monday, as top Democratic lawmakers said Wolf’s ambitious proposal must be considered as a whole, rather than as pieces.

03/02/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/16/2015

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Gov. Wolf Imposes Moratorium On Death Penalty

Newly elected Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment “error prone, expensive and anything but infallible.”

02/13/2015

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Gov. Wolf Urging Independent Boards To Ban Gifts To Employees

Gov. Tom Wolf is urging more than two dozen independent state commissions, authorities and other agencies to ban gifts to their employees.

02/03/2015

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Gov. Wolf Signs Moratorium On Fracking On State Lands

Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep beneath state parks and forests.

01/29/2015

Overhead signs on the Long Island Expressway warn motorists of storm conditions on January 26, 2015 in the Queens borough of New York City. Much of the Northeast is bracing for a major winter storm which is expected to bring blizzard conditions and 10 to 30 inches of snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Turnpike Travel Restrictions In Effect As Winter Storm Slams East Coast

A massive winter storm is making its way up the East Coast. Our area will avoid the brunt of the storm, but it will have an effect on travel.

01/27/2015

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Northeast Prepares For More Snow, Many Flights Cancelled

Although it might not seem like it, Pittsburgh is a lot better off than many other areas in the North East.

01/26/2015

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After Inaugural Festivities, Wolf Must Now Face $2.3 Billion Deficit

Tuesday was mostly a fun day for Gov. Tom Wolf: getting sworn into office, followed by a standing room-only celebration gala at the Hershey Lodge.

01/21/2015

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