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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- A plan to allow teachers to carry guns in schools is positioned for final vote in the legislature Wednesday.  

Is music an escape from the world or the key to it? Over and over, when we began considering the best music of the first half of 2017, politics seemed to intrude, whether in moments that echoed headlines or ones that spoke individual truths too often drowned out by that other, noisier machine. Maybe that's the case every time the calendar turns over. Probably not.

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- State lawmakers have made no secret of the fact that next fiscal year's state budget, which is due Friday, will be a hard one to enact. 

President Trump's support among independent voters has eroded since he took office. Though he still clings to a loyal base of supporters, his overall disapproval among Americans has reached record highs, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.

Just 37 percent of Americans approve of the job Trump is doing just over five months into his tenure, while 51 percent disapprove. Forty percent of those polled strongly disapprove of Trump's performance, twice the 20 percent who strongly approved.

GOP Senators Postpone Vote On Health Care Bill

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Morning News Brief: Health Care Vote Delayed, New Ransomware Attack Spreads

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Poll Shows Low Support For GOP Health Care Bill

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Americans broadly disapprove of the Senate GOP's health care bill, and they're unhappy with how Republicans are handling the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.

Just 17 percent of those surveyed say they approve of the Senate's health care plan, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Fifty-five percent say they disapprove, while about a quarter said they hadn't heard enough about the proposal to have an opinion on it.

Sarah Palin Sues 'New York Times,' Says Editorial Defamed Her

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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin filed a defamation lawsuit against The New York Times on Tuesday in a federal court in Manhattan.

Palin, a former vice presidential nominee, says the newspaper published a statement about her in an editorial earlier this month that it "knew to be false."

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