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Science Behind Leaves Changing Colors

09.17.15 | Bob Price

When local students were asked why they thought the leaves change colors, the students had different responses. "I think the leaves are changing because the pigments of the leaves are going into the tree for storage," says Corning Community ...

Pa Republicans push stop-gap proposal

09.17.15 | Bob Price

Republicans plan to introduce a stop-gap budget to partially fund state services and agencies on Wednesday after Gov. Tom Wolf rejected a GOP-crafted budget compromise. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman said Wednesday that Republicans are moving ...

Gov. Wolf sets conditions for stopgap budget bill

09.16.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf appears to be no mood to break an 11-week-old budget stalemate by signing onto a short-term spending plan that Republican lawmakers are preparing to advance. The first-term Democrat said Tuesday morning on Pittsburgh radio station ...

Pa. Planned Parenthood Leader: We Should Be Allowed to Sell Aborted Babies’ Body Parts

09.16.15 | Bob Price

Harvesting aborted babies’ body parts and selling them for a profit? A Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood official says it should be allowed, according to the latest video released by the Center for Medical Progress. The video catches Vanessa ...

Full-speed ahead with Senate's plans to consider stopgap budget

09.15.15 | Bob Price

After a brief meeting between Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders on Monday morning, Senate Republicans found no reason not to proceed this week with their plans to consider a stopgap budget The stopgap budget would drive out about a third of ...

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Wysox

09.15.15 | Bob Price

A pedestrian was struck and killed Monday night in Wysox by a vehicle traveling East on U.S. Route 6, according to the Daily Review. The paper reports, the accident occurred just East of the intersection of State Route 187 and Route 6. Fire ...

Not As Many PA Teachers Are Joining The Union

09.14.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Teachers union membership in Pennsylvania has declined in recent years, and a growing number of members are opting out because they don't like how the union uses their dues, according to a conservative policy group in Harrisburg. “I didn't ...

Trooper Douglass Reflects On Shooting Anniversary

09.14.15 | Bob Price

September 12th marks one year since an attack on state police barracks in Pike County. Trooper Alex Douglass was left seriously injured and Corporal Bryon Dickson was killed. Recently, Trooper Douglass, who is also a member of Ryan's Run, spoke ...

With Pa. budget impasse ongoing, lawmakers turn to 'Plan B'

09.14.15 | Bob Price

Counties, schools, and social service providers are slowly starting to see the impact of the state's three-month budget impasse. Many have dipped into their reserves, taken out loans, frozen hiring, or suspended services. Some predict layoffs by ...

Death-penalty moratorium sparks lively court hearing in Philadelphia

09.11.15 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Wolf's death-penalty moratorium stirred a lively discussion at a Pennsylvania Supreme Court hearing in Philadelphia. A top lawyer in the Philadelphia district attorney's office argued Thursday that Wolf's use of a reprieve to block the ...

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