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Disputes over royalty payments for oil and natural gas drilling have involved several farmers in rural parts of the state, and now Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is calling on lawmakers to take action.

In March 2007, when the city of Erie was dangerously close to fiscal disaster, Moody's Investors Service delivered sobering news to Mayor Joe Sinnott's 15-month-old administration.

Democratic leaders of the Federal Communications Commission voted Monday to crack down on media consolidation, tightening rules on broadcast owners controlling more than one TV station in the same market.

Maple trees could be in trouble in the Northeast U.S. in the coming decades.

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is pushing for legislation that would increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over the next two years.

SPRINGHILL TWP. -- When Gerald Medved signed a lease to allow seismic testing on his property, he thought the process would be over in a matter of days.

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto announced late Tuesday that the city had appealed last week’s arbitration award allowing Pittsburgh police officers to live outside the city limits.

BEAVER -- The Times dropped its private criminal complaints Wednesday against the three Beaver County Commissioners for state Sunshine Law violations regarding the execution of executive sessions during three separate meetings in late January.

A central Pennsylvania-based center that trains thousands of drug enforcement officers annually is facing the possible loss of its federal funding. 

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