Harrisburg

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 7:31 pm
When Gov. Wolf visits Holocaust memorials in Lithuania and Poland, he will carry the mezuzah from Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue.
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Voting booths at Starr Garden Rec Center at Sixth and Lombard streets.
Rachel Kurland/KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
June 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A controversial election reform bill on its way to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk would eliminate the straight-party voting option on Pennsylvania ballots. The bill given final approval in the legislature would authorize borrowing to raise $90 million dollars for counties to...
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Philly Pride and Transgender flags
Office of Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman/Twitter
Justin Udo
June 10, 2019 - 3:15 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time ever, the Philly Pride and Transgender flags are flying high above the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Monday he is flying the flags from the balcony of his office in the Capitol building for the...
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Three Mile Island
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Mark Abrams
May 08, 2019 - 11:37 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident 40 years ago, will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1 now that it is clear that it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania, its owner said Wednesday. Exelon...
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Victoria's Secret
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May 03, 2019 - 5:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania have identified two suspects accused of stealing $21,000 worth of Victoria's Secret underwear last month. Lower Allen Township police say an 18-year-old woman and a juvenile they aren't naming entered the store at the Capital City Mall near Harrisburg...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 01, 2019 - 1:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania finds itself in a position it hasn’t seen for quite some time: flush with cash. But leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature say they think the extra money should be put away for a rainy day. With two months left in the current fiscal year,...
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In this March 6, 2018 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a rally in Collier, Pa.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 12:07 pm
By Marc Levy, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election's toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense for the longtime former...
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Tony Romeo
April 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Two more bills crafted on recommendations from the grand jury that investigated clergy child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania has advanced in the state House. Legislation intended to reform the statute of limitations on child sex abuse passed the House last week. Now...
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Boscola addresses Senate State Gov't Committee
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Tony Romeo
April 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Members of the state Senate are making a new attempt to address a volatile issue leftover from the legislature’s last two-year session, redistricting reform. The Pennsylvania political foundation was rocked by last year’s battle over redistricting that culminated...
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Survivors of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting embrace.
Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
April 10, 2019 - 12:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Offering prayers and making speeches, Pennsylvania lawmakers came together in an unusual joint session Wednesday to commemorate the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 people last year. The service was held a day after the Pittsburgh mayor signed new gun...
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