Pennsylvania

Pa. House State Government Committee.
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Tony Romeo
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
A compromise bill negotiated with the Wolf administration that would make major changes to voting in Pennsylvania has cleared a committee in the Republican-controlled state House.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
October 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
The state Senate has sent the House a bill to eliminate child marriage in Pennsylvania.
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Unemployment benefits application
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 11:40 am
A Pennsylvania court has ruled that a woman fired for showing a video of naked men to co-workers isn't eligible for unemployment compensation. Read more here.
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A woman passes by the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
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AP News
October 18, 2019 - 10:15 am
Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a "center for Jewish life in the United States" and a symbol against hatred.
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Wizard and Witches Festival in Chestnut Hill.
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Holli Stephens
October 18, 2019 - 5:00 am
Now that we’ve neared the middle of the season, it’s time for the spooky and scary to make their debut. Witches and wizards from the Harry Potter canon take over Chestnut Hill once again, and Boo at the Zoo returns with a trick-or-treat safari — just don’t tell the Sanderson sisters.
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Marijuana plant
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Justin Udo
October 16, 2019 - 6:19 pm
There's a push to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia-area state senators are working together in an effort to do just that.
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Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller with her three-year-old daughter.
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Tony Romeo
October 13, 2019 - 4:30 am
The Wolf administration has announced plans to expand home visitation support for families with first time mothers and children with special needs covered by Medicaid.
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Federal grant
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Jim Melwert
October 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The federal government has granted more than $20 million to Pennsylvania to help fund lead remediation, and a decent-sized chunk of that money is going to the Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Books in library.
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Tony Romeo
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
West Chester University continues to flourish, but overall, enrollment at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities is down again this fall.
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milk
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AP News
October 08, 2019 - 11:18 am
Authorities say a Pennsylvania homeowner who heard someone singing inside his home found a naked man drinking milk in his kitchen. Read more here.
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