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Some 18 aging, structurally deficient bridges in Monroe County might be repaired next year under a single statewide contract covering about 500 bridges.

How much will the clearest piece of the governor's pension proposal cost? About $4.7 billion, according to the two state public retirement systems.

The general contractor and excavator operator charged in connection with last summer's deadly building collapse in Center City Philadelphia will both stand trial on third-degree murder charges.

There’s no denying it: it’s been a real winter. The cold, snow and ice have meant a lot of work for road crews, trying to keep the streets clear for drivers. And that means a lot of road salt. The Allegheny Front’s Julie Grant looks at what all this salt means for the environment, and examines some alternatives.

For many Americans it's been a harsh, disruptive winter, from the country's Northern edges to the Deep South.

When cold snaps and blizzards shutter schools, kids miss more than their daily lessons. Some miss out on the day's nutritious meal as well.

FLORENCE – Five hundred seventy-eight yards: That’s the distance from Pam Chappell’s home in Florence, Hanover Township, to the site of a proposed tank farm that would process and recycle frack water.

Closing both Ramsey and Clearview elementary schools would save the Stroudsburg Area School District an estimated $659,000 a year, said Superintendent John Toleno during a public hearing on the matter Wednesday evening.

After seeing a police video that was kept under wraps for months, Black Political Empowerment Project President Tim Stevens has asked Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala to drop assault charges filed against two brothers arrested in Homewood last July.

(Harrisburg) -- The National Weather Service has upgraded its prediction for snowfall totals for far south York, Lancaster, and Adams counties, with some local totals now expected to reach 14-18 inches.


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