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Workers Harrisburg-Bound to Protest Proposed Budget

Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties-- Hundreds of union supporters from our area boarded buses bound for the state capital Tuesday morning to protest proposed cuts in Pennsylvania's budget. Thousands of workers from all across the state are expected to join them. 33 buses in total are heading down the h Full story

April tax collections good news for cash-poor Pa.

Tax collections in April brought good news Monday for the Pennsylvania state government, which is now reporting a significant cash surplus that could help ease the spending cuts that Gov. Tom Corbett has said are necessary to avert a projected multibillion-dollar deficit next year. Full story

Harrisburg Water Line Repairs Completed

A Harrisburg city spokesman for the mayor’s office said all repairs are now complete to the broken water main that closed the state offices, schools and other businesses for three days last week. Full story

Harrisburg City Faces $5.5M Shortfall

Members of the state-appointed financial team helping Harrisburg said the city is facing a potential $5.5 million deficit by the end of this year. Full story

Demonstrators Concerned About Proposed Post Office Cuts

Demonstrators are concerned proposed postal service cuts will shift some of Lancaster County's mail processing to Harrisburg and cause delayed delivery. Full story

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  March 28, 1979:  Three Mile Island accident

The accident at Three Mile Island nuclear plant near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania caused part of the core to melt in the number two reactor.   Reporting on Three Mile Island Day One:  NBC's David Brinkley, Gerald Harrington,  Steve Delaney and Carole Simpson.

  'Flight to nowhere' sends passengers back to N.C.

A U.S. Airways flight from Charlotte, N.C., to New York circled LaGuardia Airport for an hour and briefly landed in Harrisburg, Pa., before returning right back to Charlotte.

  City on the Brink: Harrisburg, Pa.

The capital of Pennsylvania is struggling to find ways to fix the budget gap that's given it one of the lowest credit ratings of any US municipality. Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson discusses the city's dire situation with CNBC's Kate Kelly.

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