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15 February 2013 - Washington, DC - Harris Wofford, former Pennsylvania Sen., and former CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, waits to receive his 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013.
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Pat Loeb
February 26, 2019 - 4:47 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — A memorial is set for Saturday in honor of Pennsylvania's former labor secretary and U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford at Wofford's alma mater, Howard University, in Washington, D.C. Wofford died on Jan. 21 , but it took some time to plan the proper public send-off. His son, Dan...
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Lieutenant Governor Announces Statewide Recreational Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour
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Justin Udo
January 24, 2019 - 4:10 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvanians are getting a chance to weigh in on where they stand when it comes to legalizing recreational marijuana throughout the state. Last year, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf tweeted he thinks it is time for the state to take a serious and honest look at...
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Tony Romeo
January 02, 2019 - 6:46 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The speaker of the state House has set Tuesday, March 12 as the date for a special election to fill the seat vacated by Democrat Vanessa Lowery Brown, who represented Philadelphia’s State House District 190. Brown resigned her seat after being convicted in a...
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New Jersey is considering a law that would enable it to prosecute certain crimes that happen outside its borders.
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November 08, 2018 - 5:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is considering a law that would enable it to prosecute certain crimes that happen outside its borders. In 2015, two adult chaperones on a high school trip to Germany had sex with three of the students. In...
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Flag of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in front of Capitolio, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
June 28, 2018 - 1:06 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- In the wake of Hurricane Maria, the island territory of Puerto Rico is making a new push to become a state within the next three years. Puerto Rico's representative in the House, Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González-Colón introduced the bill Wednesday...
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