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PA School Funding Ruling Reversed by High Court
September 28, 2017

Pennsylvania’s highest court on Thursday revived a lawsuit that claims the state is failing in its obligation to students, a case…

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Wagner gets Bannon Endorsement for PA Gov. Race
September 27, 2017

President Donald Trump hasn’t endorsed a candidate in Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial election next year, but Scott Wagner might have something close to…

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PA Boy Scout Earns All 137 Merit Badges
September 25, 2017

A good news story as a Pennsylvania Boy Scout earns every merit badge: All 137. High school junior Auden Block is…

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Analysts Warn of Health Care Changes in PA
September 22, 2017

Independent analysts say Pennsylvania would be one of the hardest-hit states under Senate legislation that would take federal health care subsidies…

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PA Credit Rating Downgraded Again
September 20, 2017

Pennsylvania’s credit rating is taking a hit, another black eye in the nearly three-month budget stalemate between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf…

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Congressman Shuster tries to prevent SNAP cuts
September 19, 2017

On Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at Congressman Bill Shuster’s Hollidaysburg office, local political action group Indivisible Blair County will…

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Altoona Recovers From “financially distressed” Status
September 14, 2017

Altoona has become the fastest municipality to financially recover and exit “financially distressed” status under a Pennsylvania law. Act 47 enables…

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PA Amtrak Case
September 12, 2017

The engineer in a deadly Amtrak derailment is due in court for a preliminary hearing to determine if he’ll face trial…

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Back to Work on the PA Budget
September 11, 2017

Members of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives are trickling back into the Capitol for their first session in seven weeks as a…

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Equifax Hack Scammers
September 10, 2017

After a major credit organization gets hit, here’s what many can expect…Jim O’Reilly… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WRTA-091117-OREILLY-HACK.mp3 The Equifax hack steals 143 million peoples…

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