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Pa.’s broadband authority reverses position on key state law before new federal funding arrives

The Broadband Development Authority initially said it would waive a key section of the 2004 law that restricts publicly owned broadband networks. The agency reversed course after public comments.
By Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

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Disbanding local police is common in Pa. But it’s caused larger problems for State Police

Pennsylvania State Police provide coverage for municipalities across the state that don’t have their own departments. That makes any talk of defunding police more complicated.

By Joseph Darius Jaafari/PA Post

Challenged by college cost and access, students in rural Pa. find tech-based alternative

Northern Pennsylvania Regional College was established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in 2017. Its president said it’s on track to become an accredited institution by the end of this year.

By Min Xian/SpotlightPA