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  • FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky is expected to participate in the proceeding to have his Penn State pension restored by video conference. The proceeding begins on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Sandusky lost a $4,900-a-month pension in October 2012, when he was sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for child sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    AG plans Monday release of Sandusky case review

    A highly anticipated report into how police and prosecutors handled the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case will be released early next week, Pennsylvania's attorney general said Friday.


  • Obama orders striking employees back to work

    Regional rail lines in greater Philadelphia were back up and running Sunday after President Obama stepped into a dispute between labor and management and ordered more than 400 engineers and electricians back to work.


  • Ideas abound on how to balance Pennsylvania budget

    As Pennsylvania lawmakers prepare to reconvene Monday after a four-week break around the primary election, there is no shortage of ideas for plugging a potential $1 billion-plus shortfall in state revenue.


  • Governor met with investigator over Sandusky case

    Gov. Tom Corbett has met with a special prosecutor investigating his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case while he was attorney general and why it took so long to bring charges against the former Penn State assistant football coach.


  • Corbett backs hybrid public pension proposal

    Gov. Tom Corbett is throwing his support behind legislation to replace Pennsylvania's largest public pension systems with a less costly hybrid system for future state and school employees, his spokesman said Wednesday.


  • Alexander Hamilton, the nation's first Treasury secretary, in 1792 deftly handled a financial crisis like the one of 2008.

    EDITORIAL: Don't accept unappealing rulings from unelected judges

    Judicial activism is back, and with a vengeance. Unelected judges with personal agendas felt the rush of power that came from making public policy with the school-prayer cases in the 1960s and school busing in the 1970s.


  • 5 things to know for Tuesday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Tuesday:


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  • Corbett wins 1 union endorsement, hopes for more

    Philip Ameris, who heads a labor organization that speaks for more than 15,000 western Pennsylvania laborers, opposed Tom Corbett when he was elected four years ago but has been whistling a different tune since passage of $2.3 billion a year in new transportation funding.


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