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Corbett, Wolf Face Off in Philly Debate
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Corbett, Wolf Face Off in Philly Debate

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf are meeting in Philadelphia for their second of three scheduled debates. Read »

18 minutes ago
Cigarette Tax for Philly Schools Now in Effect

Cigarette Tax for Philly Schools Now in Effect

After months of delay, a bill to provide crucial revenue for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District is... Watch »

31 minutes ago
Tour (or Buy!) Jon Runyan's $5.8M Mansion

Tour (or Buy!) Jon Runyan's $5.8M Mansion

New Jersey Congressman and former Philadelphia Eagle, Jon Runyan is selling his seven-year-old Mount

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7 minutes ago
Corbett to Sign Anti-Overdose Bill

Corbett to Sign Anti-Overdose Bill

Gov. Tom Corbett plans to sign a bill Tuesday that supporters say will reduce the number of fatal heroin... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
'Boobies' Bracelet Case Costs District $385K

'Boobies' Bracelet Case Costs District $385K

An eastern Pennsylvania school district agrees to pay legal fees in the lawsuit over its efforts to keep... Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Act 47 Changes Near the Finish Line in Pa.

Act 47 Changes Near the Finish Line in Pa.

Lawmakers are working out the details of a plan to overhaul Act 47, shorthand for the much-maligned... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Around the World: October 1, 2014

Around the World: October 1, 2014

Here's what's happening across the United States and around the world today. Read »

2 hours ago
Philly May Extend DROP Payments for Pope Visit

Philly May Extend DROP Payments for Pope Visit

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter may give several retiring police officers the option of remaining on the... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
2 Cities Aim to Cut Crime Through Federal Program

2 Cities Aim to Cut Crime Through Federal Program

Wilmington, Delaware and Camden, New Jersey look to be selected to take part in a federal program aimed at... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
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