Pennsylvania

PennDOT preparation
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Mark Abrams
November 05, 2019 - 8:16 am
Most of the region saw the first frost over the weekend, and now there's snow in the forecast for later this week. PennDOT crews are gearing up operations for their first test of the season.
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George Trudel and Naomi Blount.
Courtesy of Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's Office
Cherri Gregg
November 04, 2019 - 6:52 pm
Two former life sentence inmates started jobs Monday with the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, and they'll be working to help reform the Commonwealth's commutation process. Read more here.
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Cars on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
AP News
November 04, 2019 - 5:24 pm
After four years of testing, the Pennsylvania Turnpike says it plans to move ahead with a $129 million project to become a completely cashless toll system in two years, eliminating hundreds of toll collecting and auditing positions along the way. Read more here.
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Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
November 01, 2019 - 3:18 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will speak at a first annual Pennsylvania Democratic Party dinner fundraiser, three years after Donald Trump's victory in the state stunned Democrats into trying to fix what went wrong in 2016's presidential election. Read more here.
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Great Cider and Beer Festival
Courtesy of Hawthornes Beer Cafe
Holli Stephens
November 01, 2019 - 5:00 am
For details about 5Ks, mermaids, hikes, puppies and so much more, check out this weekend’s KYW To-Do List for all of the things to do in Philadelphia and the suburbs.
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Tony Romeo
October 30, 2019 - 3:42 pm
In apparently a first in Pennsylvania’s history, a judge ruled that votes in a referendum next week about enshrining victims' rights in the state’s constitution will not be tallied or certified while a legal challenge is pending.
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The state Senate Law and Justice Committee met on Tuesday.
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Tony Romeo
October 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
State senators are again tackling the issue of if and how to expand liquor sales in Pennsylvania. Much of a hearing on Tuesday was devoted to familiar arguments about the potential social costs of expanding the availability of alcoholic beverages.
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaking.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
October 29, 2019 - 8:20 pm
Major changes to how elections are conducted in Pennsylvania will be coming next year. A bill that would overhaul elections in the state is now on the way to Gov. Wolf’s desk, and a spokesman says Wolf will sign it.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
AP News
October 29, 2019 - 12:48 pm
Pennsylvania will provide millions of dollars in grants to protect houses of worship and other potentially targeted community organizations from hate crimes, a program inspired by the deadly mass shooting at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue a year ago. Read more here.
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Bus
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Authorities have arrested a Pennsylvania woman who they say handed her 1-month-old baby to a bus driver and walked away in tears. Read more here.
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