List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Seeing More Campaign Ads In Pennsylvania? You're Not Alone.

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Presidential ad spending is focused in on nine states, and one of them is Pennsylvania. With Mitt Romney and Barack Obama neck and neck, get ready for a flurry of ads in the Keystone state. Pennsylvania is one of only a handful of states that the ...

The Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania's Gold Rush

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Marcellus Shale is on the cusp of becoming one of the top natural gas fields in the nation, according to new data from the federal government. Though serious drilling began only 5 years ago, the sheer volume of gas from the Shale suggests ...

How Would You Like Free Museum Tickets?

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Museums in the Southern Tier are offering free admission, for 1 day, to honor the Smithsonian Museum's 100th birthday. On September 29th, museums in Ithaca, Elmira, and other towns in upstate New York will join 14-hundred museums, opening their ...

Pennsylvania Logs More Rain, Snow, and Large Storms Then Anytime In The Last 60 Years

08.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

When it rains, it downpours in Pennsylvania. The state is getting wetter. In fact, it's wetter then now then it's been since 1950. Data collected from 37-hundred weather stations found the state's heaviest downpours have gotten more frequent the ...

President's Affordable Care Act Already Affecting Businesses In Pennsylvania

08.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new part of President Obama's Affordable Care Act went into effect on this week. It allows women across the country to get free birth control. It's already affecting business in Pennsylvania. Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania's capitol of ...

Chick Fil A Stores Across America Will Be Ground Zero For The Gay Rights Debate Today

08.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a mass showdown over gay marriage in America today. At least 550-thousand people will be flocking to Christian restaurant Chick-Fil-A today for Chick-Fil-A Appreciation day. The showdown, occurring after a ward in the city of Chicago banned ...

P.A. Church, Youth Pastor Charged With Felony For Religious Persecution Demonstration

07.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A church and a youth pastor in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania have been charged with a felony after holding a mock kidnapping to show kids what it's like to face religious persecution. Police say a 14 year old girl had bruises after she was bound ...

Just How Many Tornadoes Were Spawned In NY, PA After Last Thursday's Storm?

07.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

At least four tornadoes dropped from the storm. The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a tornado that touched down in northern Pennsylvania last Thursday that knocked out power to thousands statewide and took the lives of 2 people. The ...

Corbett Says NCAA Ruling Is Unfair To PSU Students

07.27.12 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett says the penalties imposed on the Penn State football program “go well beyond” those with responsibility for the handling of child sex abuse allegations and he is concerned about their impact on current students.

PA Court Rules to Protect Towns from Gas Drilling

07.27.12 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania appellate court panel on Thursday struck down provisions in a new law regulating the state's booming natural gas industry that opponents said would leave municipalities defenseless to protect property owners from being surrounded by ...

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