Pennsylvania

Infant incubator boxes
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 3:57 pm
A Pennsylvania hospital is racing to determine the source of a waterborne germ that appears to have infected at least eight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, three of whom have died. Read the latest here.
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Election Day
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Pat Loeb
October 07, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Monday is the last day for Pennsylvanians to register to vote for the Nov. 5 election. New Jersey residents have until Oct. 15 to register .
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Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov, Pardons Board Provide Update on Pardons Process, Benefit to Those with Marijuana Convictions.
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Cherri Gregg
October 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced last week a new expedited process for forgiving marijuana convictions.
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Vapes
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Hadas Kuznits
October 04, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the state's first vaping-related death. Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine says they are keeping the person's identity confidential. She says in addition to this first confirmed vaping death, they are looking into nine confirmed cases and...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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John McDevitt
October 03, 2019 - 4:43 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is taking a big step in his effort to fight climate change in the nation's fourth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Read more here.
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Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman gets teary eyed when he thinks about his own sons as he spoke about the anti-hazing legislation named after Timothy Piazza outside of the Centre County Courthouse.
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Tony Romeo
October 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
A key state senator says he is "intrigued" by legislation enacted in California to allow college athletes to profit from the use of their likeness.
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Child sex abuse victims
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Tony Romeo
October 02, 2019 - 2:06 pm
State senators are hearing from victims, church advocates, lawyers and others about whether Pennsylvania should alter rules for child sexual abuse claims that happened too long ago to file a lawsuit. Read more here.
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Terrance Lewis (R) with attorneys Kevin Harden and Shari Maynard.
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Cherri Gregg
September 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
A Philadelphia man who was set free after spending 21 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit launched an effort to convince state lawmakers to consider a bill that would compensate the wrongfully convicted.
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Lanternfly spraying
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Mark Abrams
September 29, 2019 - 4:30 am
Researchers testing a biopesticide to control spotted lanternfly in areas of Norristown Farm Park this past summer are encouraged by the results and say they may have discovered a very effective weapon to stamp out the invasive pests.
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
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Mike Dougherty
September 28, 2019 - 11:52 am
People who advocate for low-income families are sounding the alarm over a proposed rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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