List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Corbett Unveils State Energy Plan for Pa.

01.21.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled a resources guidebook Tuesday that markets Pennsylvania's business and energy sectors and its government programs, and billed it as a way to lure business people and investors to the state. Flanked by two-year students ...

Pennsylvania could tip the scales nationally on same-sex marriage

01.20.14 | Bob Price

In the six months since the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on same-sex marriage, a flood of lawsuits and legislation has pushed the United States to a tipping point - and Pennsylvania this year could be the state that shifts the balance. ...

Sandusky's son takes part in film on Penn St. case

01.20.14 | Bob Price

The adopted son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is participating in a documentary about his father's sexual-abuse case. Matt Sandusky tells the Centre Daily Times  that he took part in "Happy Valley" to advocate ...

Artic cold returns to Northeast

01.20.14 | Bob Price

WIND CHILL ADVISORY ALL OF WNY Tuesday 6pm-Wednesday 11am. Wind chills of -20 possible. Here are the advisories: NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-NORTHERN ERIE- GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-SOUTHERN ERIE- INCLUDING THE CITIES ...

Martin Luther King Junior Observances Across The Family Life Listening Area

01.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The nation is pausing to remember Martin Luther King Jr. Monday with parades, marches and service projects today. King was born Jan. 15, 1929, and the federal holiday is the third Monday in January. In Atlanta, a service was planned at Ebenezer ...

PA is 2nd most generous state for unemployed

01.17.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is the 2nd most generous state in the nation for the unemployed. Only Rhode Island offers better jobless benefits to the unemployed. Coincidently, new figures from the National Journal show Rhode Island has the highest unemployment ...

Wind turbine topples in Western PA

01.17.14 | Bob Price

When big wind turbines fall, they make a lot of noise. But not everyone hears the crash. Wayne Steyer, 75, of Clay Run Road in Mill Run, Springfield Township, was in his basement watching TV about 9 p.m. Wednesday when the power flickered. His ...

Oldest Benedictine convent in U.S. closing in Elk County

01.16.14 | Bob Price

The nation's first Benedictine convent, which opened more than a century ago, is closing after its 17 remaining members unanimously agreed it was time to dissolve the Pennsylvania community. The Benedictine Sisters of Elk County agreed this week to ...

Forecast for AccuWeather: Future to Include 24-Hour Weather Channel

01.16.14 | Bob Price

State College-based AccuWeather announced this week it will launch a 24-hour weather channel later this year. Founder and President Joel Myers says creating a 24-hour weather source that will be available on the web, mobile devices and television, ...

PA Lawmakers look to sharpen welfare oversight

01.15.14 | Bob Price

Two Republican state senators want more stringent oversight of Pennsylvania's public assistance programs. Senate President Joe Scarnati and Senator David Argall have announced plans to strengthen the integrity of the state's welfare department. ...

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