List by Category: Pennsylvania News

P.A. Has More Juveniles In Prison For Life Then Any Other State

09.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

State lawmakers are tackling new law that would restrict the number of teens that can go to jail. Pennsylvania has more juvenilles in prison for life then any other state-- 480-- out of 2500 in the nation. Lawmakers already held hearings this ...

11th Graders Have A New Test To Take In P.A. This Winter

09.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Surprise! 11th graders in Pennsylvania will be taking the Keystone exams this year. Those are the tests that will eventually be tied to their graduation. They will take them in two waves, first, in mid-December, then again in mid-January. Schools ...

Romney Says He's Coming To Western Pennsylvania Next Week

09.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

But does the presidential candidate have a chance at winning Pennsylvania? Republicans answered the question Sunday. Party chairman Rob Gleason said even though there are about 1.1 million more registered Democrats in the Keystone state, he ...

Pennsylvania Logs Another Swine Flu Case

09.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are now 2 confirmed cases of swine flu in Pennsylvania, and a third possible case among children who had contact with pigs at the Somerset County fair in western Pennsylvania. That fair was held august 18th to 25th in Meyersdale. The strain ...

Traveling for Labor Day? We Have All The Information You Need

08.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Today could be the last time in 2012 that temperatures hit 90 degrees in New York and Pennsylvania. Saturday marks the first day of September. The leaves on the trees are starting to change, autumn crispness is in the air at night, and it means ...

Jerry Sandusky Could Be Labeled A Predator For Life

08.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky has been recommended for designation as a sexually violent predator, a legal status that would require lifetime registration with authorities.  The recommendation from the sexual ...

Federal Court Tosses Texas Law That Looks A Lot Like P.A.'s Voter ID Law

08.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been another federal court decision on a voter id law, but this time, it wasn't in Pennsylvania. A 3-judge federal panel unanimously rejected a Texas law Thursday that would require voters to have an id on them when they vote in November. ...

Amazon To Collect Sales Tax In Pennsylvania

08.30.12 |

Beginning Saturday, will start collecting Pennsylvania sales tax, courtesy of a new state directive that forces it to. The online retail giant had previously refused to register to collect Pennsylvania's 6-percent levy on its orders. but ...

Gas Prices to Spike In NY, PA Over the Labor Day Weekend... Fill Up Now

08.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The storm is impacting gas prices in New York and Pennsylvania. Patrick Delhan with, and he says prices could stay high longer if there's a severe impact on oil production in the Gulf. He says "346 refineries have been shut or have had ...

Advance papers in Pa., NY to publish 3 days a week

08.29.12 | Bob Price

Newspapers in Harrisburg, Pa., and Syracuse, N.Y., announced Tuesday they will switch to a three-days-a-week publication schedule in January as their corporate owner continues its shift away from daily printed papers.

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