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Election officials in the US face daunting challenges in 2024. And Congress isn't coming to help

Feb. 21, 2024 00:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — With election season already underway, some state election officials are expressing frustration that Congress has yet to allocate federal money they have come to rely on to help cover the costs of securing their systems from attacks, updating equipment and training staff. ...

Toll Brothers: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 16:45 PM EST

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Toll Brothers Inc. (TOL) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $239.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Fort Washington, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of $2.25. The...

Harris announces $5.8 billion for water infrastructure projects, says clean water is a right

Feb. 20, 2024 15:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Tuesday that states will share $5.8 billion in federal funds for water infrastructure projects around the country, paid for by one of its key legislative victories. The new round of funding will help pay for projects nationwide,...

US appeals court to decide if Pennsylvania mail-in ballots with wrong date still count

Feb. 20, 2024 13:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court must decide if Pennsylvania voters need to put accurate handwritten dates on the outside envelopes of their mail-in ballots for the votes to count, a dispute with implications for this year's presidential contest. The 3rd U.S. Circuit...

GOP Senate contenders aren't shy about wanting Trump's approval. But in Pennsylvania, it's awkward

Feb. 20, 2024 08:36 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Since he became the single biggest force in Republican politics nearly a decade ago, Donald Trump has figured prominently in U.S. Senate races, using his massive public platform and loyal base of support to shape which GOP incumbents run for reelection and which contenders...

Equitrans Midstream: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 20, 2024 06:46 AM EST

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Equitrans Midstream Corporation (ETRN) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $148.9 million. The Canonsburg, Pennsylvania-based company said it had net income of 31 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs,...

Gun that wounded Pennsylvania officer was used in earlier drive-by shooting, official says

Feb. 19, 2024 16:38 PM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a gun used to wound a police detective following a chase in southeastern Pennsylvania on Saturday had been used to wound another person in a drive-by shooting earlier in the day. Delaware County prosecutors and Chester police said Monday the gun...

Defense: Suspended judge didn't shoot estranged boyfriend, is innocent of attempted murder, assault

Feb. 19, 2024 13:32 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The attorney representing a suspended magistrate judge in Pennsylvania says his client is not guilty of allegations that she shot her estranged boyfriend in the head as he slept earlier this month. Magisterial District Judge Sonya McKnight, 57, was charged...

Student-run dance marathon raises $16.9 million in pediatric cancer funds

Feb. 18, 2024 16:59 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of Penn State students have raised more than $16.9 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46-hour dance marathon known as Thon. The $16,955,683.63 total was announced Sunday afternoon at the conclusion of the Penn State...

Lilly scores 25, Brown defeats Pennsylvania 71-64

Feb. 17, 2024 20:58 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kino Lilly Jr.'s 25 points helped Brown defeat Pennsylvania 71-64 on Saturday night. Lilly was 5 of 16 shooting, including 3 for 8 from 3-point range, and went 12 for 12 from the line for the Bears (7-17, 3-6 Ivy League). AJ Lesburt Jr. scored 11 points while...