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Penn State Did Not Prove Its Legal Standing to Have Public Court Filing Sealed, Experts Say

Penn State Did Not Prove Its Legal Standing to Have Public Court Filing Sealed, Experts Say

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Penn State did not prove it had legal standing to request the sealing of a case related to alleged sexual extortion against two of the university’s student athletes, legal experts told Spotlight PA. The school’s move was a highly unusual action that limited public access to judicial documents. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 5, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Area Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

Area Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – A former locacl resident pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced on Wednesday. FULL ARTICLE
Gov. Wolf Celebrates Unwavering Commitment to Pennsylvania Agriculture, PA Farm Bill Investments Surpass $76 Million

Gov. Wolf Celebrates Unwavering Commitment to Pennsylvania Agriculture, PA Farm Bill Investments Surpass $76 Million

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Governor Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Redding on Thursday were surrounded by recipients of a diversity of PA Farm Bill grant program funding to highlight the Wolf Administration’s unwavering support for Pennsylvania’s $132.5 billion agriculture industry. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 5, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Penn State Won’t Answer Key Questions About Its Handling of Sexual Extortion Involving Student Athletes

Penn State Won’t Answer Key Questions About Its Handling of Sexual Extortion Involving Student Athletes

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – More than two weeks after unsealed search warrants revealed at least one Pennsylvania State University athlete was reportedly extorted last fall into sending sexually explicit photos and videos of themselves and others, the university has refused to answer specific questions about how it handled the situation. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 4, 2022 · News, PA News
Pennsylvania Lottery Generates More than $1 Billion for 11th Consecutive Year

Pennsylvania Lottery Generates More than $1 Billion for 11th Consecutive Year

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Pennsylvania Lottery officials on Thursday announced that the Lottery generated a profit of nearly $1.2 billion to benefit older Pennsylvanians during the 2021-22 fiscal year. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 4, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania Capitol Police Seeks Candidates Through New Recruitment Program

Pennsylvania Capitol Police Seeks Candidates Through New Recruitment Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Capitol Police Department (PA Capitol Police) has announced the launch of a new internship program that provides training and certification, as well as most associated costs. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 4, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Gov. Wolf, ​Legislators Reintroduce​ ‘PA Opportunity Program’, Continue Fight for $2,000 Direct Payments to Pennsylvanians

Gov. Wolf, ​Legislators Reintroduce​ ‘PA Opportunity Program’, Continue Fight for $2,000 Direct Payments to Pennsylvanians

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday, August 2, was joined by ​state Representative David Delloso and stakeholders and community members to discuss the reintroduction of the PA Opportunity Program, which would send $2,000 checks directly to Pennsylvanians. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 3, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvanians​ Who Qualify for Rebates on Property Taxes, Rent Paid in 2021​ to Receive One-Time Bonus

Pennsylvanians​ Who Qualify for Rebates on Property Taxes, Rent Paid in 2021​ to Receive One-Time Bonus

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday announced that older Pennsylvanians ​and Pennsylvanians with disabilities who qualify for a rebate on rent or property taxes paid in 2021 will be receiving even more money this year than they anticipated. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 3, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
Pennsylvania’s Mail Voting Law Can Stay in Place, State Supreme Court Rules

Pennsylvania’s Mail Voting Law Can Stay in Place, State Supreme Court Rules

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state Supreme Court has upheld Pennsylvania’s mail ballot law, preserving a popular voting method that passed the legislature with bipartisan support but was later challenged by Republican elected officials. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 2, 2022 · Local News, News, PA News
AAA: Western PA Gas Prices More Than 40 Cents Lower Than Last Month

AAA: Western PA Gas Prices More Than 40 Cents Lower Than Last Month

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. - Gas prices are nine cents lower in Western Pennsylvania this week at $4.507 per gallon, according to AAA East Central's Gas Price Report. Today's average in the region is 42 cents lower than a month ago. FULL ARTICLE
by · August 2, 2022 · Business, Local News, News, PA News