Volkswagen Reaches $14.7B Emissions Settlement; Audio ExcerptVolkswagen would repair or buy back polluting diesel vehicles and pay each owner as much as $10,000 under a $14.7 billion deal the car maker has reached to settle lawsuits stemming from its emissions cheating scandal, a person briefed on the settlement talks said Monday. The figure would be the largest auto scandal settlement in U.S. history and a huge step in Volkswagen’s efforts to address the legal fallout from its admission that its vehicles were designed to fool emissions tests.
Port Authority Looks To Reduce Number Of Bus Stops; Audio ExcerptPort Authority is reportedly embarking on a seven-year project to review more than 7,000 bus stops to eliminate those that are too close together or don’t serve enough riders.
Pennsylvania Senator Aims To Repeal Abortion Clinic Law; Audio ExcerptThe U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday striking down restrictive abortion regulations in Texas prompted a Pennsylvania state senator to announce he will seek repeal of a 2011 law that imposed expensive facility and staff expansions on clinics that perform abortions in the state. Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Montgomery, said in a memo to fellow lawmakers that repealing the four-year-old law would bring Pennsylvania into compliance with the requirements and limitations of the U.S. Constitution.
Buddy Ryan Dies At Age 82; Audio ExcerptFormer Philadelphia Eagles head coach Buddy Ryan died on Tuesday morning at the age of 82, according to his agent James Solano per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Ryan coached the Eagles from 1986-1990, going 43-38-1 in five seasons and 0-3 in the playoffs. However, Ryan transformed the Eagles from an average team to a defensive powerhouse in the NFL.
Sand City Spectacular Gets Underway In OaklandRepresentatives with the Sand City Spectacular show us around as the event begins in Oakland!
Fine Wine & Good Spirits Fourth Of July Cocktail RecipesThe Fourth of July is coming up and representatives from Pennsylvania Fine Wine and Good Spirits stopped by PTL to show off some cocktails to celebrate.