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I was recently asked: “Chief: Why are you talking to and supporting groups complaining about racial injustice?”

The question is often asked about the appropriate balance between police and community concerns in municipal policing. It is the job of the Chief of Police to reduce crime, fear and disorder for all of the communities served.

Crystal Price worries often about running into the men who she thinks killed her son this summer. It happened once at a college football game across the state. She thinks of them when she drives to the North Side to visit her mother.

The state’s top fiscal watchdog says job-creation programs need more accountability to ensure taxpayers are getting the best bang for their buck.

Penn State University today is expected to begin notifying its board of trustees and the public of a special meeting Monday that’s sought by alumni-elected trustees seeking to persuade the school to join a lawsuit against the NCAA.

For decades, generic prescription drugs have been considered the bargains of the pharmaceutical world. An industry group says Americans have saved more than $1.5 trillion in the past 10 years on brand name drugs, thanks to generics. But in recent months, prices on some of the most popular drugs have soared, and experts are trying to figure out why.

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced Wednesday afternoon several key staff members that will join him in the Office of the Governor.

At Pennsylvania's Capitol this week, workers set up an outdoor sound system for holiday music. Inside, tourists traipse through the Rotunda snapping selfies with the giant Christmas tree.

It seemed innocuous enough. Wearing a dark-blue tank top and backward baseball cap, Jordan Miles is raising his arms up to his head and flexing his biceps, grinning through a patchy beard and mustache. His father, grasping a cup in his left hand, is standing in the background in an identical stance.

State lawmakers are spending the next month getting ready for the new legislative session beginning this month, lining up committee assignments and preparing the proposals they’ll introduce.


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