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A Chambersburg pastor is accused of having a collection of images depicting sexual abuse of children. Stephen Dunn, 68, of Chambersburg, is charged with 10 felony counts of child pornography and a single felony count of criminal use of a communication facility. A search of Dunn’s home turned up the evidence. Dunn is in the Franklin County Jail on $200,000 bail.   Dunn is reportedly suspended without pay as pastor with the Eastern Regional Conference Churches of God and terminated as its director of education at the Ministry Training Institute. Dunn is also on unpaid suspension as a pastor with the Hanover First Church of God.

 

A bill is making its way through the state legislature that would require more of Pennsylvania’s energy be generated by renewable resources.   The bill’s backers say it will generate both clean energy and jobs:

 

Some former students of the now-defunct I-T-T Tech are getting some debt relief on their student loans.  Attorneys general with P-A and 43 other states reached a settlement with the lender that offered students temporary credit to cover the gap between student aid and the cost of classes.  In P-A, 570 former students are eligible for five-point-three-million dollars in debt relief.

 

 

Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is calling on Governor Tom Wolf (D-Pa.) to back bipartisan legislation passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, which would expand the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC). Toomey says the bipartisan EITC program has provided millions of dollars in scholarships to lower-income children to attend the school of their choice.

 

Fulton County counts on NEWS TALK 1037FM.  This Saturday enjoy live music, games & a petting zoo for kids, summer food, and cool cars at The Calvary Independent Baptist Church annual car show.  A short ride to route 522 in McConnellsburg – this Saturday 10am.

The state is taking control of the Harrisburg School District. A Dauphin County judge on Monday placed the district into receivership as requested by the state Department of Education. The district did not oppose receivership at a hearing. Harrisburg has been in financial recovery status since December 2012.