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  • Police communications in Eric Frein manhunt uneven

    Police communications in Eric Frein manhunt uneven
    Early in the nerve-rattling search for Eric Frein in the normally tranquil Pocono Mountains, word flashed of gunfire and perhaps even a gunfight. Multiple news outlets reported late last Friday that a Monroe County 911 dispatcher confirmed shots had...
  • Police chief among Pa. state officials receiving porn emails, AG says

    HARRISBURG, Pa. At least eight prominent state officials including the head of the state police, Pennsylvania's top environmental regulator and a former spokesman for Gov. Tom Corbett were among commonwealth employees who sent or received hundreds of...
  • Pennsylvania officials in porn email scandal named by attorney general

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general on Thursday identified top state officials who received pornographic emails on government computers, reversing course after a long-running fight with reporters who sought the release of the...
  • Pennsylvania governor trails challenger by 20 points, poll finds

    HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is trailing his Democratic challenger by 20 percentage points in a poll released on Thursday, a slight improvement in the Republican's showing since August. The poll by Franklin & Marshall...
  • Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf debate tax policy, education spending

    Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf debate tax policy, education spending
    — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf faced off in their first debate Monday evening, sparring over tax policy, education spending and the direction the state is heading. There were few fireworks between the two men....
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Health care battles continue to roil

    Last winter, Virginia's Republican legislative majority blocked Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan to extend Medicaid to 400,000 Virginians without medical insurance. Afterwards, McAuliffe vowed to take executive action but discovered legal...
  • GOP ad links Tom Wolf to abortion doctor

    GOP ad links Tom Wolf to abortion doctor
    HARRISBURG — A state Republican Party campaign flier tries to link Democrat Tom Wolf to "House of Horrors" abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell. The fliers include a photo of Wolf and the headline "Will pro-abortion Tom Wolf take us back?" Underneath...
  • Corbett signs Philly cigarette tax

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday signed into law a bill adding a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes sold in Philadelphia to help pay for the city's schools. The tax takes effect Wednesday and will push to about $7.80 the price of a pack of...
  • Obamacare to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion in uncompensated care: government

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Wednesday said it expects expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion this year on the cost of caring for uninsured Americans. A report by the U.S....
  • Survivalists on FBI 'Most Wanted List' prove elusive

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the intense manhunt for a survivalist accused of gunning down two Pennsylvania State Police troopers in its second week, Governor Tom Corbett has vowed the quick capture of the man, Eric Matthew Frein. But history suggests it...
  • For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?

    For mass murderer Michael Ballard, a case of live or let die?
    James Connell, a public defender for mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard, says he believes every life is worth living. Yet, he is willing to help Ballard in his desire to waive his appeals and be put to death for massacring four people in a Northampton...