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Deadline looms to defuse Pennsylvania's budget time bomb

10 days ago   |   By WTAE

Months after passing a partial budget that avoided some hard decisions, Pennsylvania's Legislature and governor face a deadline at the end of November to finish the job and plug a multibillion-dollar deficit.
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NC absentee rules could be among Barrett's first cases on Supreme Court

NC absentee rules could be among Barrett's first cases on Supreme Court

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is expected to be sworn in as a U.S. Supreme Court justice shortly after the U.S. Senate confirms her nomination on Monday night, and a North Carolina... Read more ...

Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

Senate confirmation Monday of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court is a win for all of America, and couldn't come at a more critical time. Barrett's scholarship, record on... Read more ...

Silverado Fire: California blaze forces 60,000 people to evacuate their homes

Silverado Fire: California blaze forces 60,000 people to evacuate their homes

As many as 60,000 people are being forced to flee their homes as a fast-moving brush fire raged through a large swath of Southern California early Monday, according to... Read more ...

Counting the vote: Will we know who won on election night?

Counting the vote: Will we know who won on election night?

Millions of Americans have already voted but each state has different rules on when it can start counting those ballots. Read more ...

U.S. Supreme Court won't extend Wisconsin deadline to receive absentee ballots

U.S. Supreme Court won't extend Wisconsin deadline to receive absentee ballots

The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with Republicans in refusing to extend Wisconsin's deadline for absentee ballots to be received after Election Day. Read more ...

Big power shutoffs in California as winds boost fire danger

Big power shutoffs in California as winds boost fire danger

About 300,000 power customers - estimated at more than 1 million people - were in the dark as officials issued warnings for what could be the strongest winds for California... Read more ...

US threatens to destroy Iranian missiles if shipped to Venezuela as...

US threatens to destroy Iranian missiles if shipped to Venezuela as Washington slams Tehran with new oil sanctions

Washington will “eliminate” any long-range missiles shipped to Venezuela from Iran, the US envoy to both countries warned after an arms embargo on Tehran expired this month... Read more ...

12-year-old runs a mile for every fallen first responder

12-year-old runs a mile for every fallen first responder

Zechariah Cartledge has run just under 700 miles since January 2019 and raised more than $200,000 for law enforcement and firefighters as a part of his nonprofit, Running For... Read more ...

Mass. financial expert on Wall Streel drop, COVID-19 connection

Mass. financial expert on Wall Streel drop, COVID-19 connection

U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday as a troubling increase in coronavirus counts put investors in a selling mood. Read more ...

Senate to confirm Barrett for court in partisan-line vote

Senate to confirm Barrett for court in partisan-line vote

A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition and institutional norms to secure President Donald... Read more ...