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Philadelphia's School Reform Commission has approved just five of 39 new charter school applications, but Gov. Tom Wolf and a teachers' union say any new charters will be a financial strain on the city's public...
West Liberty University's Board of Governors is expected to meet soon to discuss its options regarding an ethics complaint against the school's president.
A judge has dismissed all charges against a sex offender accused of offering a 12-year-old boy candy at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Science Center.
A northeastern Pennsylvania movie theater has reopened two days after its foyer and ticket lobby were flooded by a broken fire suppression sprinkler.
The state of Maryland is giving an Ohio engineering firm $93,000 to help reduce acid drainage from abandoned coal mines in western Maryland.
A southwest Ohio woman who said a religious-based community organization fired her after she told them she was pregnant has settled her lawsuit against the organization.
Atheists, secular humanists and other nonreligious people would be allowed to officiate weddings under a proposal that's emerged in Ohio.
Two men have been sentenced in Wheeling for distributing crack cocaine.
More than 33,000 West Virginians have purchased health care through the government's health insurance marketplace.
An exotic dancer's death at an airport hotel has led Philadelphia police to investigate the strange underworld of "pumping parties" and illegal cosmetic surgery.
An Augusta County landowner is challenging in federal court a state law that is helping clear the way for a natural gas pipeline through Virginia.
Temperatures will finally try to go above freezing for highs over the weekend as snow changes to a wintry mix then to some rain Saturday night into Sunday morning.
Eyesight was never known to have restored once weakened without surgery before Dr. John Kemp's guide, "Quantum Vision System". The system is created to solve the...
These freezing temperatures are good for something at least, the Marina Ice Rink has quickly become a winter tradition in the New Martinsville community.Last winter the river overflowed and formed a natural ice rink at the Marina, this year it took 30 thousand gallons of water being pumped in to form the ice.And Tuesday night lights were brought in by Bridgeport Equipment so dozens of kids could skate well into the night."You give people an opportunity to play and they will and that's what it...
Federal officials say that more than 471,000 Pennsylvanians enrolled or re-enrolled in insurance plans sold through the marketplace created by the 2010 federal health care law.
Freeze shelters are gearing up for the cold temperatures predicted to sweep across the Ohio Valley Wednesday night.
Jurors have reached a decision on whether to send a man to death row for the 2002 strangulation deaths of a pharmacist and his girlfriend, whose bodies were found in his Pennsylvania yard.
Public schools in the city of Pittsburgh will be closed Thursday with arctic cold expected to descend on the commonwealth.
Authorities say a man charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend's stepfather earlier this month maintains that he opened fire to protect himself.