Pennsylvania

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August 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Gary Livingston has one thing to say to the Pennsylvania Game Commission about its proposal to ban big game feeding: Try and stop me. "They're going to have to take me to jail because I've been doing it for so long. Plus, it's on my property,'' said Livingtson, 69, of West...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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August 06, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Investigations remain underway after 1,862 calls were made to a clergy abuse hotline in the 12 months since a landmark grand jury report exposed decades of child abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses, the state attorney general...
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August 05, 2019 - 1:04 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state report released Monday said bullying, self-harm and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools. The 21-page report by the state attorney general's office said...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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August 05, 2019 - 11:44 am
FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey county has paid Pennsylvania $10,500 to spray for black flies along the Delaware River. Hunterdon County took the step after New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department decided not to participate in the program this year. In a statement, Freeholder Board...
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Tissy, a Maine Coon cat that was rescued by the Dawn family of East Brady, Pa., enjoys cooling off in the pool. Thursday. August 1, 2019.
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August 02, 2019 - 7:59 pm
BRADYS BEND, Pa. (AP) — A cat in western Pennsylvania is bucking stereotypes with its love of swimming. Tissy is an orange Maine Coon who regularly cools off in the family pool in Bradys Bend Township, about 55 miles north of Pittsburgh. Sonny Herr tells the Tribune Review she rescued Tissy as a...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
August 02, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's health secretary is reminding families that childen have the month of August to get up to date on their immunizations before they start school in the fall. Dr. Rachel Levine says state immunization rules changed two years ago. She says now parents and...
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Jamal Lewis
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Flashpoint
August 02, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jamal Lewis doesn't consider himself to be "that brave." Originally from South Philly, Lewis has lived in Johnstown for two years. As a black man living in the western Pennsylvania town — which is nearly 80 percent white — he said it has been interesting, to say the...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Pat Loeb
August 01, 2019 - 6:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The General Assistance program for low-income Pennsylvanians officially ended Thursday, and a legal effort to keep it operating has failed. Commonwealth Court rejected an injunction request by Community Legal Services (CLS), on behalf of several clients, to block the...
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Gov. Wolf announced Wednesday that the state is kicking in extra money to help Philadelphia schools continue to remove lead paint from their buildings.
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Mike DeNardo
July 31, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Wolf announced Wednesday that the state is kicking in extra money to help Philadelphia schools continue to remove lead paint from their buildings. Visitors' shoes stick to the flypaper-like adhesive mats at the entrances to rooms at Heston Elementary School in...
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REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania.
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Mark Abrams
July 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is planning to offer Pennsylvanians a gender-neutral option on driver's licenses within a year. PennDOT spokeswoman Erin Waters-Trasatt said state officials have been monitoring the issue and recently decided to move forward as more and more states have issued...
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