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2 hrs ago | YourErie
The appointment of Senator Sean D. Wiley to serve on the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Association has been confirmed by the Pennsylvania Senate.
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6 hrs ago | Statecollege.com
For decades, law enforcement and other groups have unsuccessfully urged state lawmakers to allow local police officers to use radar for speed enforcement -- and a state House committee is expected to take up the issue this spring.
8 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Babies are born with the ability to digest lactose, the sugar found in milk, but most humans lose this ability after infancy because of declining levels of the lactose-digesting enzyme lactase.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane on Sunday lashed out at critics of her decision to shut down an undercover investigation that had captured leading Philadelphia Democrats - including four members of the state House delegation - on tape accepting money.
The Pennsylvania State House of Representatives passed a resolution last week that will make it much harder for organizations that support the use of Performance Enhancing Drugs - PEDs - to set up shop in the state.
When you talk about hungry families, people want to know just how hungry they are, and why did anybody have a family if he couldn't feed it, and doesn't it ruin a kid's moral fiber to feed him.
With Tom Wolf as the nominee, Tom Corbett doesn't get to use one of the stronger Republican campaign themes - pretending to credibly speak for business.
Pennsylvanians will soon be paying higher fees for a host of motor vehicle and driver services from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
A new analysis of the second half 2013 Pennsylvania Marcellus shale oil and gas production shows the vast majority of Royal Dutch Shell's 630 wells are under performing compared to its peers.
Given the financial crunch many state-funded colleges and universities in Pennsylvania are experiencing, it seemed to be only a matter of time before those school sought to secede from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education - PASSHE - and seek other sources of funding and support, although an actually decision by any of the affected ... (more)
From global warming to healthcare reform to spending and taxes, in vigorous discussion in the comments and in e-mails, you sounded off on a variety of issues.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials announced that the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel will close Friday at 9 p.m. for emergency repairs.
A short one but a very sweet one. State Senator Daylin Leach wants to help end the "tipped minimum wage" in Pennsylvania: The proposal by Senator Mike Stack and Senator Daylin Leach would also raise the state's overall minimum wage to $12 an hour.
Tuition and fees for the University of Pennsylvania next year will now exceed $60,000.
A low-cost, low-tech program is reducing falls in elderly persons by 17 percent, according to a new study released Thursday by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
A man wanted by police in Maryland is now facing charges in Pennsylvania for resisting his arrest at a Cumberland County motel.