List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Making Sense of The President's Healthcare Reform Law

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

What does the new law mean for you? The ruling affects virtually every American. You must be insured, or as of 2014, you'll be fined. It's 285-dollars for a family of four the first year. By 2015, it goes up to 975-dollars. And by 2016, it's ...

Pennsylvania Debates Its Budget

06.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, the full State House began debating the budget for the first time. They've got till Sunday to get the final blueprint signed off. It's a 27.7-billion-dollar, no-tax-hike budget that spares Pennsylvania's state colleges and universities the ...

Artist replaces Sandusky image on Penn State mural

06.26.12 | Bob Price

The depiction of Jerry Sandusky on a well-known mural across the street from the Penn State campus has been replaced by an image of a poet and activist draped with a blue ribbon - a symbol for awareness of child sexual abuse.

Sandusky Appeal

06.25.12 | Bob Price

Jerry Sandusky's defense team might use an NBC taped interview with the former Penn State assistant football coach for the basis of an appeal.

Pennsylvania Police Engage In 1,453 High Speed Chases In 2011

06.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Generally, the Pennsylvania state police tell you how many tickets they issue for people chatting on cell phones or not wearing seatbelts. But how about how many tickets they issue for chasing people? Law enforcement agencies across the state took ...

Heat Exhaustion-- What Should You Watch For?

06.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Thousands of cities in New York and Pennsylvania could top 100 degrees today with the heat index. High temperatures increase your chance of getting heat exhaustion. It all has to do with water intake. medical experts say. The sodium in your body ...

Low Gas Prices Are Saving School Bus Companies In NY, PA Thousands of Dollars

06.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Low gas prices are making school districts in Pennsylvania and New York ecstatic. School superintendants are finalizing their 2012-2013 budgets. Jeffrey Zweibel, the superintendant in Pottsville, Pennsylvania says he budgeted 10-percent more in ...

Despite Strict New PA Law, Most Abortion Clinics Staying Open

06.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Just one of twenty-two Pennsylvania abortion clinics will be closing its doors because of a new law that took effect today. The law requires abortion clinics to have the same surgical standards as hospitals because of squalid conditions found in a ...

Sandusky trial's second week to turn to defense

06.18.12 | Bob Price

The defense in Jerry Sandusky's child sexual abuse trial could begin putting on its own witnesses early this week, and one of them could be the former Penn State assistant football coach himself.

Former P.A. Governor Says Politicians Won't Take Chances Anymore

06.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is out promoting his new book "Nation of Wusses."  He made a trip back to Harrisburg Thursday, saying he chose the title because "Washington is really in deep trouble because politicians are nto willing ...

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