Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Capitol
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Justin Udo
January 23, 2020 - 1:54 pm
Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai will not run for reelection in a critical year when Democrats are aiming to take control of the chamber. Read more here.
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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Kristen Johanson
January 23, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell has pleaded guilty to theft and perjury charges in a negotiated plea deal that gives her three months in jail and eight-and-a-half months under house arrest. Read more here.
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Rep. Mike Turzai.
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Tony Romeo
January 22, 2020 - 7:43 pm
The speaker of the Pennsylvania House has scheduled a news conference Thursday amid speculation that he may be stepping down from his influential post. Read more here.
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U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain
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Jim Melwert
January 22, 2020 - 3:28 pm
New federal charges have been filed against alleged members of a violent sex and drug trafficking gang in Berks County, which U.S. Attorney Bill McSwain described as “shocking” and “depraved.” Read more here.
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Slot machine
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 11:52 am
A former cocktail waitress at a Pennsylvania casino has been sentenced for her role in a $420,000 slot machine scam. Read more here.
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Road construction
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Kim Glovas
January 20, 2020 - 8:39 am
The latest phase of the Scudder Falls Bridge replacement project will get underway on Tuesday, resulting in a complete closure of the interchange on the Jersey side of the bridge. Read more here.
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Delaware County Council
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Jim Melwert
January 20, 2020 - 4:30 am
Delaware County’s lack of a health department was an issue during the fall campaign season, and recently sworn-in council members are wasting no time tackling the issue. Read more here.
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International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance
Scott Robbins
Holli Stephens
January 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
Whatever you choose to do this weekend, get started with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend. Listen to our top picks here.
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Gavel in a courtroom.
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Tony Romeo
January 16, 2020 - 4:00 am
The status of "games of skill" that are spreading to Pennsylvania convenience stores, gas stations, shopping malls and other locations remains up in the air as the fight over their legality continues in court. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 3:22 pm
A divided Pennsylvania House voted Wednesday to ban the use of handheld phones for all drivers to make calls, although police would not be allowed to stop motorists for that reason alone. Read more here.
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