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Report: Pa. courts collected $462.1 million in 2016

Pennsylvania courts collected more than $462.1 million in fees, fines, costs and restitution last year, including a record $103 million paid online...

Yesterday's top story: Whitaker Center names new president and CEO

Harrisburg's Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts has named a former president of the Buffalo Sabres NHL hockey team as its new president and CEO.

Susquehanna Township board changing zoning to allow growing of medical marijuana

Source: PennLive

Following the state's legalization of medical marijuana, Susquehanna Township was approached by someone interested in leasing space in which to grow...

11 major retail chains are drowning in debt and flirting with bankruptcy, report says

Source: PennLive

Many have struggled with growing debt loads and falling revenues amid the rise of online shopping. And many are now candidates for bankruptcy as a...

Sweet Shenanigan's Cupcakery opens in Intercourse

Source: LNP

Sweet Shenanigan’s Cupcakery has opened a bakery in Intercourse, taking a small retail shop on the east end of town.

Hillary Clinton to speak at St. Patrick's Day Dinner in Scranton

Source: The Times-Tribune

When she arrives, 214 days will have passed since she last set foot in the Electric City. But on Friday, March 17, former Secretary of State Hillary...

Yesterday's top story: School board member sues Lancaster newspaper

A Manheim Township school board member is suing LNP Media Group for a series of stories he believes unfairly accused him of violating state...

Republicans won't repeal 'Obamacare' without viable replacement that protects the insured: Lou Barletta

Source: PennLive

One of President Trump's most steadfast supporters in Congress assured constituents Wednesday night that the so-called Obamacare would not be...

SolarCity’s ties to foreclosure cases raise questions on vetting policies

Source: The New York Times

In dozens of cases over the last three years, The New York Times has found, SolarCity has reached long-term lease agreements with homeowners shortly...

The mortgage market is now dominated by non-bank lenders

Source: The Washington Post

Most borrowers, whether they are purchasing property or refinancing their home, focus on their mortgage rate and loan terms rather than the type of...

Santander disproportionately denied mortgages in low-income communities, group claims

Bank expresses 'serious questions' about study's accuracy