Pennsylvania

In this March 23, 2012, file photo, Ned S. Gilmore, collections manager of vertebrate zoology, shows a hellbender salamander in the collection at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.
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April 17, 2019 - 10:56 am
Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal, unsightly salamander that's sometimes known as a snot otter, lasagna lizard or mud devil.
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Eastern Hellbender
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April 16, 2019 - 6:20 pm
Look out Pennsylvania! You’re about to get an official ‘state amphibian.’
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Deer, Deer Stand
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April 09, 2019 - 11:53 am
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has voted to start deer rifle season to the first Saturday after Thanksgiving.
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April 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations, according to court documents filed Friday in Massachusetts.
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March 26, 2019 - 12:19 pm
A Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest who made him say confession after the assaults.
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Larry Richert and John Shumway
March 19, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf is voicing his support for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who is promising gun reform after Friday's attacks that left dozens dead and wounded at Christchurch mosques.
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March 19, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke is making a big impression in Pennsylvania, a late-voting state that may yet play a role in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary contest.
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Melinda Roeder
March 18, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill to create a statewide firearm registry.
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March 15, 2019 - 11:51 am
A Pennsylvania jury will decide on life or death for a man who pleaded guilty to killing and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter in what prosecutors are calling a rape-murder fantasy he and the teen's mother shared.
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“The solution lies in simplicity,” says State Representative Rob Matzie. The Ambridge Democrat has introduced legislation requiring Pennsylvania voters to return to paper ballots.
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Joe DeStio
March 07, 2019 - 3:35 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – “The solution lies in simplicity,” says State Representative Rob Matzie. The Ambridge Democrat has introduced legislation requiring Pennsylvania voters to return to paper ballots. “It’s close to foolproof, it’s safe from hackers, and it’s working effectively in 21...
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