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Governor Still Optimistic About State Budget Talks

Governor Tom Wolf continues to assert that productive budget talks are continuing behind closed doors in Harrisburg. With about a week-and-a-half remaining until the end of the fiscal year, time is running short, but Wolf told Radio PA News this week that the June 30th deadline is not a daunting date. The Governor does acknowledge…

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State House Okays Changes To Background Checks Law

The state House of Representatives on Wednesday approved legislation that would revise Pennsylvania’s law regarding background checks for those who work with young people. The changes would include limiting checks for volunteers to those who have direct interaction with children, and exempting infrequent volunteers if they work near someone who has passed the background checks. A revision…

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Bill Linking Teacher Layoffs To Job Performance Passes Early Test In State House By One Vote

By one vote, the state House of Representatives has passed an early vote on legislation which would link teacher layoffs to their job evaluations. That is, the list of reasons for the layoffs of teachers by a Pennsylvania school district would first deal with any educators with ratings of “failing” or “needs improvement.”  To this point,…

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Pirates Win Seventh Straight, Finally Gain A Game On St. Louis

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitching staff’s consecutive scoreless inning streak ended at 35-and-two-thirds, their longest since 1972 and the fourth-longest in franchise history, when the White Sox scored twice in the sixth inning at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago on Wednesday night, but the Pirates (38-27) held on for a 3-2 victory, their seventh consecutive win.…

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Poll Shows Pennsylvanians Support Death Penalty Moratorium And Medical Marijuana

The latest Franklin and Marshall College poll shows registered Pennsylvania voters support Governor Tom Wolf’s moratorium on the death penalty, and a wide majority favor the legalization of medical marijuana in the state. 49 percent of the survey’s respondents support the death penalty moratorium, and 37 percent say they disapprove, but poll director Dr. G. Terry…

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Oil City Man Acquitted Of All 22 Charges In Underage Sexual Assault Trial

An Oil City man, who had originally been charged last fall with eighty counts after he was accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl over a period of nearly three years, was acquitted this week of all the remaining charges against him. 51 year-old Phillip Munoz had gone on trial Monday in Venango County Court on twenty-two…

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“Sounds Of Passion” Heard Tuesday Night On Local Emergency Radio Frequency

Local residents, including 9-1-1 center workers, were startled early Tuesday night to hear what one listener termed “the sounds of passion” emanating from a frequency on their emergency radio receivers. It was not immediately known how anyone would begin an investigation into the incident, but the audio was heard at least three times in under…

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Venango County 911, Verizon Land Line Problems Corrected By Wednesday Night

Venango County 9-1-1 officials told KQW early Wednesday afternoon (June 17) that the country’s 9-1-1 landlines, as well as many Verizon land lines in the area, were not operating. The cause of the outage and the expected length of the problem were not available to KQW News. Officials were asking anyone who had an emergency requiring…

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U.S. House Committee Approves Federal Forests Bill

The federal House Agriculture Committee has approved a bill aimed at expediting and improving forest management activities in federal forests. The measure was cosponsored by Congressman Glenn Thompson, of Pennsylvania, who is the chairman of the House Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee. Sponsors say the bill addresses the consequences of catastrophic wildfires, invasive species and disease infestations,…

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Route 965 Bridge Closed For Rehab Work

Motorists who use Route 965 as a shortcut to places like Jackson Center, Mercer and Sharon should be advised that PennDOT began work Wednesday (June 17) on a bridge in Worth Township that will force a detour, beginning for westbound traffic at Route 173 in the Perrine Corners neighborhood. The work on the bridge, about a…

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