New law expands who can carry guns in school

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With a victory over the Netherlands on Sunday, the United States now has a record four Women’s World Cup trophies. This NPR story breaks down the significance of that achievement.–Ed Mahon, PA Post reporter

But the Governor says teachers aren’t allowed to

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Bicycles are parked outside Tamaqua Area High School in Tamaqua, Pa., Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.

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Cumberland County dairy farmer Jason Nailor is seen working at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex on Jan. 8, 2019.

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Cumberland County dairy farmer Jason Nailor is seen working at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex on Jan. 8, 2019.

  • Governor Tom Wolf did deliver his second veto of his second term. He rejected legislation that would have exempted milk haulers from travel restrictions on highways during a declaration of disaster emergency. The bill’s main sponsor said the change was meant to help the struggling dairy industry. But Wolf said the exemption would put state police, first responders and milk haulers at risk.

  • For his third veto of his second term, Wolf rejected an election bill last week, WITF’s Katie Meyer reports. The measure would have provided up to $90 million for counties to replace their voting systems (which was more money than Wolf asked for). But the bill also would have eliminated automatic straight-party voting and given the Legislature more oversight over decertifying voting machines.

  • Two years ago, lawmakers expanded options for Pennsylvania residents who want to buy fireworks. Now, the fire chief in the city of Harrisburg says the change has led to a lot of problems.


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