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As Pennsylvania's elderly population grows, two studies look at how to best provide services.
Since 1963, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall has inducted nearly 700 Pennsylvania veterans into its Hall of Valor.
The West Chester University Foundation hired The Bravo Group, a Harrisburg lobbying and public relations firm.
A former medical technician at a Philadelphia abortion clinic was sentenced to five to 10 years in prison for her role in the death of a
The city will remain under the state's program for financially distressed municipalities.
The jet was carrying 149 passengers and five crew members, one passenger requested medical attention, but no serious injuries were reported.
The finding released Wednesday confirms suspicions about what happened to sophomore Stephanie Ross, 19.
Democrats say their new plan would ease the state's retirement obligations through favorable interest rates and a set payment schedule.
The teen is in juvenile detention after being found responsible in the 2009 shooting deaths of Kenzie Houk and her unborn son.
The bill passed 115-74 after an amendment Tuesday to allow an exemption to remain for “constitutionally protected activity.”
Dottie Sandusky said Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show that she would have heard abuse had it occurred in her house.
The proposal that would refinance some of the state's unfunded pension liability will be unveiled today in Harrisburg.
The Pennsylvania senators explained how they propose to allow high-performing universities to leave the State System of Higher Education.
William "Wild Bill" Guarnere was a south Philadelphia native who lived there until he died Saturday at the age of 90.
Anthony Kofalt, 39, faces a preliminary hearing Wednesday on retail theft and other charges in Venango County Central Court.
State House Republicans are trying to remove exceptions for parties to labor disputes from the state prohibitions on harassment.
A federal court ruling lets a "super PAC" focused on state legislative races begin operating in Pennsylvania.
In 2013, slot machines in the Keystone State paid out, on average, 89.9 cents for every dollar wagered.
The State System chancellor said the matter is still under review and may yet yield a systemwide approach.
Alvin Clemens told the meeting he regrets being part of misinformed decision by trustees to fire famed football coach Joe Paterno.
Penn State President Rodney Erickson tells trustees that average SAT scores of applicants are about 20 points higher, as well.
Gov. Tom Corbett is instead proposing a voluntary pilot program called "Encouraging Employment."
State Sen. Robert Tomlinson says some schools need greater flexibility to serve the higher education marketplace.
A survey of nearly 600 education leaders shows most want a predictable funding formula and most believe state school funding is inadequate.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said that revenue from slot machines in February totaled $181 million, down more than 7.5 percent.
The vote against advancing Debo Adegbile was linked to the murder of a Philadelphia policeman and the legal help his killer received.
The new transportation law will allow PennDOT to do plenty of paving and bridge work starting this year.
The Corbett administration will provide additional heating assistance to mitigate the impact of food stamp cuts to Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania saw one of the biggest drops in pedestrian deaths, nearly 36 percent, compared to the same six-month period of 2012.
The designation became available online Sunday, according to Barry Schoch, secretary of Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation.
Corbett said at a news conference Tuesday in Harrisburg that he spent four days in his home in the Pittsburgh suburb of Shaler.
The state reportedly is making progress in providing in-home services to families and reducing the number of children in foster care.
A former Pennsylvania coal town and a Dallas suburb lost a lengthy battle to enact anti-immigrant laws.
Pennsylvania voters back medical marijuana, support same-sex marriage, according to the Quinnipiac University poll.
Emissions from oil, gas operations contribute to thickening smog that exceeds federal ozone guidelines along Denver’s picturesque backdrop.
The USS Somerset, the last of three warships built to commemorate the Sept. 11 attacks, will be commissioned in Philadelphia.
A lawsuit filed in federal court this week could mean more money pouring into Pennsylvania elections.
The University of Pittsburgh chancellor questions the wisdom of some state-owned universities becoming state-related.
Complaints about recent spikes in electricity prices for variable-rate customers dominated a Senate hearing with public utility regulators.
The 64-year-old Philadelphia Republican was discharged about 9:30 a.m. Thursday from Laurel Highlands Prison in Somerset.
Press secretary Jay Pagni said that Gov. Corbett was out of Allegheny General Hospital and on his way home to Shaler to recuperate.
No serious injuries were reported in the crashes, which occurred in snowy conditions around 9:15 a.m. south of the McKean exit (Exit 174).
The Quinnipiac University poll shows Mrs. Clinton leads potential Republican rivals Gov. Chris Christie and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum.
Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday called it a “significant milestone for Harrisburg.”
Some critics say the State System sets policies that prop up schools with weaker enrollments while slowing needed expansion elsewhere.
In a survey the past week, the Quinnipiac University poll found that Gov. Corbett's biggest challenge would come from businessman Tom Wolf.
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said 573 municipalities' pension accounts fall $6.7 billion short of being fully funded.
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane said the increases have hit customers with variable rates and she wants to make sure they are legal.
The school asked the businesses to close or not sell alcohol on Saturday, the unofficial drinking holiday known as State Patty’s Day.
The state auditor general listens to issues surrounding charter school funding and authorization.