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  • Penn's president feels heat from her police for 'die in'

    Penn's president feels heat from her police for 'die in'
    PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann has become the second Pennsylvania college president in a week to face criticism for participating in "die-in" protests held by students.
  • Penn State president: 'Hands up' gesture not about police but about supporting students

    Penn State president: 'Hands up' gesture not about police but about supporting students
    Speaking at Tuesday's University Faculty Senate meeting, Penn State President Eric Barron explained the "hands up" gesture he used while attending a student protest in front of Old Main on Dec. 3. Barron has been criticized for the gesture by those...

    Pa. representative seeks apology for Penn State president's 'hands up' gesture

    Pa. representative seeks apology for Penn State president's 'hands up' gesture
    A state legislator is incensed over a photograph of Penn State President Eric Barron. Last Wednesday, Barron attended a student protest in the wake of a Missouri grand jury failing to indict a white police officer in the death of a young black man,...

    Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit

     Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature. In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...

    NRA-backed bill clears Pa. Legislature; Corbett indicates he'll sign it

    NRA-backed bill clears Pa. Legislature; Corbett indicates he'll sign it
    HARRISBURG — In the final minutes of the Pennsylvania legislative session, the House on Monday approved a bill clearing the way for the National Rifle Association and other groups to sue municipalities that enact ordinances stricter than state...