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The U.S. military budget is the largest in the world, and by a wide margin. The Biden administration recently submitted a defense budget of $773 billion for fiscal 2023 – which is more than the combined budgets of the next 10 highest-spending countries combined. While the size of the defense budget, and exactly how and […]

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Average gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have fallen 6.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.87/g on Tuesday, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 5,269 stations in Pennsylvania.

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After two pandemic summers, many families are venturing back into what they hope will be a more normal summer-camp experience. Kids can feel trepidation going to in-person camp after two years of hybrid school schedules and learning online. Camping experts say parents at home can smooth the way. They encourage parents to communicate with camp directors about how their child handles adversity and what strategies tend to help. They also advise parents not to focus their letters on how much they miss their kids. Instead, tell them how excited you are about the experiences they must be having and encourage them to just have fun. And crucially: Prepare them in advance about any policies limiting the use of phones and other devices.

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HARRISBURG (TNS) — State lawmakers are expected to return to the Capitol this week to wrap up the 2022-23 budget package following partisan disputes that have taken a few days into the new fiscal year to resolve.