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Work will begin next month to extinguish a 10-acre coal fire that has been burning near Pittsburgh International Airport for years, potentially threatening radar, visibility and a major underground gas pipeline, state officials said on Thursday.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett attacked Democratic challenger Tom Wolf's plan to shift more of Pennsylvania's income tax onto the wealthiest taxpayers, saying it is skimpy on details and faces legal and political obstacles that likely would prevent it from becoming law.
Two airports in the 25th Senatorial District have been awarded a total of $387,500 in state grants to improve safety and operations, according to Senator Joe Scarnati .
Since 2009 The Advocate has been profiling some of the best and brightest members of the LGBT community.
Nothing beats the summer heat like a nice, ice-cold brew . For this reason, and many others, folks far and wide flock to the Gettysburg Festival's Gettysburg Brew Fest .
According to the Journal, Penn has reached out to architectural firms to see if they would be interested in undertaking the project.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania planned to kill him , because he had killed an elderly woman during a robbery in Allegheny County.
The Pennsylvania Municipal League has created a free e-book to supplement high school courses on government and citizenship, according to a news release.
While the legislature is not in session, we are taking time during these quieter days to reflect upon the careers of the members of the House and Senate who will be retiring at the end of the year.
Pennsylvanians who own 1996 Honda Accords, listen up. And lock up. You're driving the most frequently stolen vehicle in the commonwealth in 2013.
Inspection of the bridges that carry Interstate 79 over the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Marshall will cause traffic restrictions starting today, PennDOT announced.
Aug. 19--As other states ban landfills from accepting low-level radioactive waste, up to 36 tons of the sludge already rejected by two other states was slated to arrive in Michigan late last week.
When the Environmental Protection Agency recently issued the Clean Power Plan, which is a new set of rules to reduce carbon emissions from America's power plants, the agency made sure to credit U.S. nuclear plants with playing a key role in contributing to our clean energy future.
In the wake of Citizens United , Pennsylvania cannot limit the fundraising activities of political committees that make only independent expenditures, a federal judge ruled.
August 19, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary George Greig today encouraged Pennsylvanians to protect the commonwealth tree population by spotting, collecting and submitting suspected Asian longhorned beetles to experts.
A drilling rig used to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale in Washington County, Pa.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:00 am
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