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  • Wolf sworn in as Pennsylvania governor

    HARRISBURG Tom Wolf, a businessman from York, Pa., took the oath of office Tuesday as Pennsylvania's 47th chief executive, proclaiming, "I am an unconventional governor." Wolf, a Democrat who made history by ousting a sitting governor in November's...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address

    The text of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address, as prepared for delivery Tuesday: ___ Chief Justice Saylor; Governor Corbett; Governor Rendell; Lieutenant Governor Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Dermody; Leader Costa;...
  • Wolf to become 47th governor amid budget crisis

    Wolf to become 47th governor amid budget crisis
    HARRISBURG — Tom Wolf was here Monday. But he wasn't outside the state Capitol, overseeing construction of the stage where he will take the oath of office Tuesday as Pennsylvania's 47th governor. He was less than a mile away, volunteering in a...
  • Pa. Game Commission meetings prepared for controversy

    This coming Sunday marks the final week before the Super Bowl, but whether you're a fan of the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks, if you're a hunter in Pennsylvania, your thoughts might be focused on Harrisburg and not the big football game....
  • Wolf taps Lancaster schools chief as education secretary

    Wolf taps Lancaster schools chief as education secretary
    HARRISBURG — Outgoing Republican Gov. Tom Corbett lost the November election in large part because a majority of voters never forgave him for classroom cuts in his first budget. Many teachers and administrators across Pennsylvania also harbored...
  • A Pennsylvania first: Voters will pick three for Supreme Court

    For the first time in 311 years, Pennsylvania has three simultaneous vacancies on its high court. The three vacancies in 1704 on what was then called the Provincial Appellate Court were not filled by the people. They were filled by appointments approved...
  • Wolf names cabinet heads, other leaders

    The head of human resources for the state of Maryland is Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's pick to be Human Services secretary, and a former northeastern Pennsylvania hospital official is his choice for secretary of the state Department of Health, Wolf said Saturday....
  • NCAA agrees to restore Joe Paterno's wins

    NCAA agrees to restore Joe Paterno's wins
    HARRISBURG — The NCAA agreed to restore former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's wins to settle a lawsuit challenging the NCAA's authority to punish the university over Jerry Sandusky's crimes. The decision, announced Friday, was met with...
  • How the Penn State-NCAA consent decree, repeal unfolded

    Developments in the NCAA sanctioning of Penn State University for its role in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, and the challenges that lead to the repeal of the 2012 agreement between the school and the NCAA: 2011 NOV. 5: Attorney general'...
  • Penn State Trustees butt heads over proposed change to how meetings are called

    UNIVERSITY PARK - In December, nine members of the Penn State board of trustees called a special meeting. Only one other member attended. At Thursday's governance and long-range planning committee meeting, proposals were made to keep that from...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf close to rounding out his Cabinet

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf close to rounding out his Cabinet
    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is close to rounding out his Cabinet and picking other top administrators to run two dozen major state agencies. On Thursday, Wolf announced his selections for state police commissioner, Col. Marcus L....