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PECO Outages For First Day Of School Being Rescheduled

PECO Outages For First Day Of School Being Rescheduled

Tuesday is the first day back to school virtually for students in the Pennsbury School District. PECO, as part of an ongoing maintenance project, had planned to shut off service at times between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesday in parts of Falls Township.

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Fixing the turnpike mess

Fixing the turnpike mess

Talk about unintended consequences. As a way to avoid increasing gas taxes back in 2007, the Pennsylvania Legislature decided to raise $450 million yearly — $400 million for public transit and $50 million to encourage multimodal projects — by tolling Interstate 80 and...

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Legislators Say PA Needs a “Just Recovery”

Legislators Say PA Needs a “Just Recovery”

HARRISBURG, Penn. -- As Pennsylvania reopens in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, some state lawmakers are calling for action to ensure the economic recovery doesn't leave anyone behind. The pandemic has caused an unprecedented disruption to the economy and...

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For First Time, County Raises LGBTQ+ Pride Flag

For First Time, County Raises LGBTQ+ Pride Flag

For the first time, Bucks County government hoisted a LGBTQ+ pride flag. The flag was displayed below the American flag outside the Bucks County Administration Building in Doylestown Borough on Tuesday. Teens from Planned Parenthood’s Rainbow Room, a program for...

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Interview with PHL17 on Curbside Pick-Up

Interview with PHL17 on Curbside Pick-Up

On Politics: In Focus airing Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 6:30 a.m. and Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 1 p.m. we hear from a local legislator who is urging Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to pass legislation allowing curbside pickup for retail businesses in the Commonwealth....

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