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State Senator Jim Ferlo
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Rick Santorum in Detroit, February 2012
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Culture
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Brian Moulton
With Vice President Joe Biden’s recent statement in support of same-sex marriage, and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s concurrence on Monday, two top Obama administration officials have...more
Politics
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Jason Altmire
Congressman Jason Altmire endorsed Mark Critz for reelection in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District on Monday, despite losing to Critz in the Democratic primary election last month.The two...more
Politics
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Indiana County Republican Representative Dave Reed
House lawmakers have passed a business-friendly tax measure that would bring the corporate net income (CNI) tax rate down by 3% over the next several years. Whether it’s possible to implement such a...more
Local
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Rick Santorum in Detroit, February 2012
Presumed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney brought his campaign back to the Pittsburgh region today.Nearly 200 supporters showed up to hear Romney deliver his message of job creation at...more
Education
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In 2007, the College Affordability Plan gradually reduced interest rates from 3.4% to 6.8% on Federal Direct Stafford loans. If allowed to expire on July 1st, the interest rates on the student loans will...more
Local
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Representatives from the Finance Dept., the SEA, the Law Dept., and the URA...
Pittsburgh City Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would divert parking tax revenue from the former Civic Arena site into a special fund for Hill District redevelopment.After hours of...more
Local
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Republican Representative Rick Geist
Five state House incumbents have lost their seats in the primary, according to the latest vote counts. But one longtime Republican lawmaker is holding out until the absolute last vote is counted.Rick...more
Politics
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Greg Parks, the Pleasant Hills Democrat running for State Senate in the 37th district, believes enough people wrote his name on the ballot to make him eligible for a run in the general election.The 50-...more
Local
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Corrections Secretary John Wetzel
The man leading Pennsylvania’s prison system says it can handle the governor’s proposal to hold the line on the agency’s budget.Corrections Secretary John Wetzel said Pennsylvania’...more
Politics
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Erin Molchany
If you missed our live coverage of the Pennsylvania primary election results Tuesday night, get the details from Essential Public Radio News Director Mark Nootbaar. He talks about the major races in the...more