List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Flood Watches

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A flood watch is in effect for a large swath of the family life listening area....from this morning through tomorrow morning.

Double-Lung Transplant Success

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated has had a successful double-lung transplant.

Changes to Child Abuse Laws

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

Several changes to Pennsylvania laws that deal with child abuse are moving in the state Legislature following favorable committee votes.

1,700 Jobs Up for Grabs

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

With an unemployment rate just under 9%, Lackawanna County is among the worst in the state when it comes to people out of work.

Public School Religious Freedom Month

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

The Pennsylvania state House of Representatives is recognizing the 50th anniversary of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision outlawing required Bible reading in public schools.

$28.3 Billion Budget Plan Protected

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

Republicans who control Pennsylvania's House of Representatives lined up behind the GOP's $28.3 billion state budget plan, blocking Democratic efforts to add spending for education and health care.

Hospital Charges

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

You had a bad heart attack, but survived. So how much will the hospital charge you? How about $18,082? That might sound pricey. But it's better than $26,866. Or $41,080.

Scouts Retire American Flags

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Dozens of American flags were retired Saturday during a special ceremony in Scranton.

Crimes Increase. Police Patrols Decrease

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

It's a problem officials say is region-wide. Crime is going up but police patrols are going down. Budget cuts have forced some local departments to slash staff and the officers who remain say there just isn't time to do the job they want.

No Legal Basis for Governor Tom Corbett's Lawsuit

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal judge in Pennsylvania says there's no legal basis for Governor Tom Corbett's lawsuit against the NCAA over Penn State sanctions related to Jerry Sandusky.

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