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Pennsylvania is competing with at least a dozen other states in an effort to land a Boeing jet assembly plant.
Rally calls for more state support of schools.
Anthony Grisollo was selected over 11 finalists, among whom were teachers from the Bethel Park, Belle Vernon and Yough school districts.
A fatal crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Morgantown in the eastern part of the state that led to a series of fender-benders.
Since the 1960s, potato sales have been limited to sacks of particular sizes: 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 50, 100 or several hundred pounds.
Services that once were thought to be the employer of last resort are now being much more selective.
School districts are enacting curriculum and instruction changes to meet Pennsylvania Core standards.
Christopher Abruzzo has worked as acting DEP secretary for eight months pending approval by the full Senate.
The Corbett administration will begin seeking approval to use federal money to provide private health insurance to the working poor.
Students in Pennsylvania have some highest student loan debt obligations in the nation.
No specifics about the update were made available ahead of the briefing.
A tentative accord seems to have breathed new life into the governor's bid to hire Camelot Global Services to manage the state lottery.
Moody's Investors Service estimated total debt at the State System's 14 universities at nearly $2 billion.
The proposal is one of a number of changes put forth by a task force convened in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
A House committee considers proposals to let districts furlough teachers for “economic reasons” and choose educators based on performance.
The danger of operating animal-driven vehicles on state roads inspired the creation of a Horse and Buggy Driver's Manual.
There seems to be consensus that Pennsylvania has more than enough needs to exhaust the billions of dollars that will pour in.
An annual automatic, cost of living salary increase for lawmakers went into effect Sunday.
Arthur B. Fox and John Haltigan have begun work on a new project: a history of the 139th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Local firearm discharge ordinances that don't provide exception for hunting are illegal.
The push is driven largely by Democrats, who see it as an appeal to working-class Americans amid growing inequity.
Prosecutors say a hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes should spend 40 years in prison.
A state judge on Wednesday extended Harrisburg's receivership for two additional years in what officials described as a procedural move
The court refused Tuesday to consider DeWeese's appeal of a ruling against him by a three-judge Superior Court panel in August.
First-year enrollment in PSU's Dickinson School of Law for fall is 17.5 percent below last year at 132 students.
It begins Monday for lawmakers, Jan. 1 for judges and executive branch officials including lieutenant governor, Cabinet and row officers.
Penn State University officials suggested the new panel will not set pay by public vote.
Gov. Tom Corbett praised the bipartisan cooperation that made passage of the transportation bill possible.
Josephine Hatalla, of Squirrel Hill, and Joan House, of Penn Hills, were both in their 60s when their positions were eliminated in 2012.
Wagers placed in person at the tracks -- the source of funding for regulation -- have declined, while costs have increased.
A look at all of the elements by category in the Pennsylvania transportation bill, signed today by Gov. Tom Corbett.
Lutheran churches in the York, Pa., city limits are struggling to counter alarming drops in membership, attendance and giving.
The Service Employees International Union Local 668 says the state is chronically short of caseworkers.
Charles Blockson possesses one of the world's largest collections of African-American and African books, papers, photos and artifacts.
Nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania must have collaborative agreements with two supervising physicians.
Penn State University created a compensation committee Friday to set pay for its president and other top executives.
The university's athletics integrity monitor says he could propose more reductions sanctions next year if Penn State continues its progress.
The jobless rate fell from 7.7 percent in August to 7.6 in September and 7.5 in October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
These include a tuition increase for more costly or in-demand majors and a tuition surcharge for students enrolled in 19 or more credits.
A major transportation funding bill will be signed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett early next week.
New math and English standards for Pennsylvania public schools won approval this afternoon from a state panel.
Pennsylvania senators have called for shrinking the voting membership of the Penn State board in an effort to improve governance.
A transportation funding package has worked its way through the General Assembly and will likely be signed by Gov. Tom Corbett.
Oil and gas executives think Pennsylvania is an attractive investment prospect, taxes and environmental costs not withstanding.
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors Association found a marked increase.
A debate over prevailing wage rules complicated the business of passing a state transportation funding bill.
Pulitzer Prize-winner James McPherson said at the Gettysburg Address anniversary that Lincoln prevented "Disunited States" with speech.
HHS regional director Joanne Corte Grossi and AARP president Robert G. Romasco addressed about 200 members Downtown.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved a $2.3 billion annual funding plan, a major legislative priority of Gov. Tom Corbett.
“You have to do more than just lay down some bouquets of flowers,” one man said. “You have to be ready to fight for national principles.