List by Category: Pennsylvania News

U.S. House And Senate Speak Like 10th Graders

05.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Have you ever thought politics were too tough to understand? A new study by the Sunlight Foundation found the U.S. House and Senate speak at a 10th grade level. The group analyzed every word said on both floors between 1996 and last month, using a ...

Pennsylvania Senator Looks To Dice State Pensions Next Year

05.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A top state Senator in Pennsylvania says the government should cut pensions of all future public workers. State Senator Jake Corman predicted Monday a major pension reform plan will be in place a year from now, in time for the next budget. And in ...

Memorial Honors 83 Pennsylvania Soldiers That Died In Iraq

05.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Corbett was on hand Sunday for a special dedication and memorial service for National Guardsmen in the Keystone State. Corbett spoke in Boalsburg at the annual Pennsylvania National Guard Memorial service that honored ...

Unvaccinated Kids Booted from PA Classrooms

05.18.12 | Bob Price

Get stuck or get out. That's what Pennsylvania school districts told students and their parents this year as they approached a deadline to comply with new state vaccination requirements. The message seems to have penetrated.

Couple's PA Home Hit By Cars Over and Over Again

05.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A couple from Easton, Pennsylvania has had cars crash into their homes four times... in the past six months. Sonya and Wade Schenewolf's home was hit in December, March, and May-- and again on Tuesday. A year before that, their car and garage got ...

Medal of Honor Bestowed on Ellwood City, Pa Native

05.16.12 | Bob Price

President Barack Obama on Wednesday is awarding the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award, to a Pennsylvania Army specialist killed in 1970 while serving in Cambodia during the Vietnam War.

Gas Drilling Wells Down In P.A.. Up In Neighboring West Virginia

05.15.12 |

The number of gas drilling rigs is down in Pennsylvania, and the number in West Virginia is increasing. Houston-based oilfield service company Baker Hughes reports there were 95 drilling rigs in the Keystone State, down from 116 a year ago. West ...

Drilling Rigs down in Pa, up in West Virginia

05.14.12 | Bob Price

The number of active Pennsylvania gas drilling rigs is continuing to decline, while the number in West Virginia is increasing.

Pennsylvania Bombs Two Bridges.. And We Have The Video

05.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania is slowly, one by one, tackling its deteriorating bridges. If you like to see things blown up, in the LeHigh Valley of Pennsylvania, Penndot blew up 2 bridges built in 1957 yesterday. What does it feel like to be near a 70-thousand-ton ...

Sandusky wants trial Delayed

05.09.12 | Bob Price

Jerry Sandusky's attorney is asking for his June 5 trial to be delayed.

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