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Finalists Announced for 2025 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award

Finalists Announced for 2025 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced the names of 12 educators nominated on Thursday to be the 2025 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 12, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Comically Incorrect: National Propaganda Radio

Comically Incorrect: National Propaganda Radio

An editorial cartoon by A.F. Branco: National Propaganda Radio. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 12, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Pa. Election 2024: a Guide to Vetting Primary Legislative Candidates

Pa. Election 2024: a Guide to Vetting Primary Legislative Candidates

HARRISBURG, Pa. — This year, all Pennsylvania House representatives and half of state senators will be on the ballot. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 11, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News, Political
Voting Rights Groups Appeal Ruling That Directs Pa. to Reject Undated Mail Ballots

Voting Rights Groups Appeal Ruling That Directs Pa. to Reject Undated Mail Ballots

After a court defeat, Pennsylvania voting rights organizations are trying to convince a larger group of federal appellate judges that the state shouldn't be allowed to reject mail ballots that lack a proper date on their return envelopes. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 11, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Why Independents Can’t Vote in the 2024 Pa. Primary, and the Slow-Moving Push to Change That

Why Independents Can’t Vote in the 2024 Pa. Primary, and the Slow-Moving Push to Change That

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Millions of voters are expected to cast ballots during Pennsylvania’s April 23 primary, choosing candidates to represent the Democratic and Republican parties in November. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 10, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
INTERACTIVE: See Which Pa. Attorney General Candidate Is Right for You

INTERACTIVE: See Which Pa. Attorney General Candidate Is Right for You

Pennsylvania’s April 23 primary election is fast approaching, and Democrats and Republicans will soon have to decide which attorney general candidate they want to send to the general election. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 10, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Voters Reminded of Deadline to Apply for Mail Ballot for Upcoming Primary

Voters Reminded of Deadline to Apply for Mail Ballot for Upcoming Primary

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Registered Pennsylvania voters planning to vote by mail ballot in the April 23 primary election have one week left to apply for their ballot online or in person, Secretary of the Commonwealth Al Schmidt said on Tuesday. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 10, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News, Political
Opioid Settlement Cash a Boon to Pa. Prosecutors but Public Defenders Are Being Turned Away

Opioid Settlement Cash a Boon to Pa. Prosecutors but Public Defenders Are Being Turned Away

As the opioid crisis raged across Pennsylvania, public defenders increasingly represented people whose charges stemmed from their addiction. In Elk County — a sparse mountainous region home to just over 30,000 people — local officials saw opioid settlement funds as a much-needed solution. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 9, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
Partisan Primaries Are Fueling Our Political Dysfunction but They Can Be Fixed, New Book Says

Partisan Primaries Are Fueling Our Political Dysfunction but They Can Be Fixed, New Book Says

More than 1 million registered voters will be barred from participating in Pennsylvania’s primary this month. Such “closed primaries” and the partisan system for choosing candidates are amplifying the nation’s dysfunction, but there are solutions, according to a new book. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 9, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News
AAA: Gas Prices Cast a Shadow in Pennsylvania

AAA: Gas Prices Cast a Shadow in Pennsylvania

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. — Gas prices are 10 cents higher in Western Pennsylvania this week at $3.839 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. FULL ARTICLE
by · April 9, 2024 · Local News, News, PA News