May 3, 2013 RSS feed / State

Kayakers find man’s body in Little Juniata River

GEESEYTOWN (AP) — An autopsy is scheduled on the body of a man whose body was found by kayakers in a river in central Pennsylvania.  According to reports, the boaters found the body submerged in the water on the Little Juniata River outsi More...

PSU board to weigh governance reforms

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — After months of deliberation, proposals affecting how Penn State is governed are headed to the school’s full Board of Trustees, including a move to make Pennsylvania’s governor and the university president nonvo More...

State housing agencies cutting staff, rent aid

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s local housing authorities are absorbing deep federal funding cuts, prompting them to shed employees, cut back rent vouchers or put off repairs to housing they own.  More...

Court: Fewer children in state living in foster homes

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania court officials say the number of abused and neglected children living in foster homes is declining because of steppedup efforts to put them in safe, permanent homes.  The Administrative Office of Pennsylvani More...

Daughter voices anger at mom found after 11 years

HARRISBURG (AP) — The teenage daughter of a woman who just revealed she abandoned her family 11 years ago said Thursday the disclosure has angered her and she is not eager to restart their relationship.  More...

Roman Catholic bishop of Harrisburg dies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bishop Joseph McFadden, who led the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg for the past three years, died unexpectedly Thursday after feeling ill, church officials said. He was 65.  More...

PSU to spend $8.5 million on wireless network

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State’s main campus is planning an $8.5 million overhaul of its wireless network.  More...

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