List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA College Professors 'Close' On A Deal

01.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The union representing faculty at Pennsylvania's 14 public universities is reporting progress on contract talks. The union says it reached tentative agreements on compensation with state higher education officials. However, the Association of ...

Tour The PA Governor's Mansion Without Leaving Your Living Room

01.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

You can now go online and get a virtual tour of the Governor's mansion in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. First Lady Susan Corbett said many people across the state simply can't come for a physical tour, so she began looking for other options. The ...

Lottery Privatization Up For Discussion Today In The PA Senate

01.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Expect the hearing to be spirited today as Governor Tom Corbett's team explains to the state Senate while the lottery in Pennsylvania should be privatized. The hearing starts at 10 a.m. on Friday, Corbett spiced things up by awarding a contract to ...

Now, We Wait To Find Out if Sandusky Will Get His Appeal

01.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

How did everything go with former Penn State Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky's hearing Thursday in Bellefont, Pennsylvania? Jerry Sandusky's lawyers argued Thursday that he deserves a new trial because his defense lacked sufficient time to prepare ...

Sandusky In Court Again Today

01.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Penn State Assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to appear in person in a Pennsylvania courtroom today. Sandusky is launching an appeal on 45 counts of child abuse. His lawyers will explain they did not have enough time to ...

Pennsylvania Coffee Shop Shipping Free Coffee To Troops

01.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Men and women stationed overseas don't always have access to hot coffee. A company in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County, is trying to change that. So far, the company, Fresh Roasted Coffee LLC has sent out 500 bags of coffee to troops ...

January Thaw

01.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York and Pennsylvania are going to be 15 to 20 degrees above normal for January by this weekend. Temperatures will be in the 50's by Saturday and Sunday. There are wind advisories in place for western New York and western Pennsylvania from 10 ...

Lawmaker Hopes To Pass Bill Allowing PA Teachers To Carry Guns By June

01.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a bill in the works in Pennsylvania that would allow teachers to carry guns. State Rep. Greg Lucas from Erie and Crawford counties plans on introducing the bill soon. It's called the school Personnel Righ To Carry Act, and it would give ...

Flu Rampant In PA, NY, and The Rest of the Nation This January

01.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The flu is now widespread in 41 states. It's the fastest start to the flu season in a decade, according to a new federal report. Health experts have this advice: "wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands... cover your mouth, and stay home ...

How Does The Affordable Care Act Impact You?

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It is now 2013, and that means key portions of President Obama's Affordable Health Care bill are kicking in. One of the most critical parts of the bill is an online insurance market where you will be able to comparison shop, and see which insurance ...

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