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New staggering stats on abortions in Pennsylvania

01.09.20 | Brandon Dickson

The majority of women who underwent abortions in Pennsylvania in 2018 were unmarried, and most were between the ages of 25 and 29. Half of all women who had the procedure were white. That's according to the latest stats out of the state health...

We're now less than a week away from a special election in PA

01.09.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The election aims to fill the vacant 48th District Senate seat covering Lebanon County and parts of Dauphin and York counties. Mike Folmer resigned the post following child pornography charges in September. The special election will be held...

Congressman Fred Keller announcces bid for reelection

01.08.20 | Family Life News Team

The Pennsylvania Republican was elected in a special election in May 2019 to fill the unexpired term of Congressman Tom Marino. The 12th District is the largest geographical district in the commonwealth, spanning 15 counties across central and...

"Cash cow" crop could crush commonwealth farmers

01.08.20 | Terry Diener

Legal experts say pioneering hemp farmers, who grew the crop under the state’s experimental pilot program, may find that their cannabis plants — now stored in barns and warehouses — may be too laden with the intoxicating...

Experts: Safety gear could have saved lives in weekend Turnpike bus accident

01.07.20 | Bill Price

Five people were killed, while sixty more were hurt. NTSB's Jennifer Homendy says the bus that crashed early Sunday morning in western Pennsylvania was not required to have seat belts. Officials say they've recovered machinery from the bus that...

PA's health department urges residents to get vaccine as flu season intensifies

01.07.20 | Terry Diener

As of December 28th, there have been more than 17,300 laboratory-confirmed cases and nine deaths statewide. The Department of Health and Penn State Health are providing free flu vaccines at the Pennsylvania Farm Show this week. In addition to...

The probe into Sunday's horrific crash on the Pennsylvania Tpke. continues today

01.06.20 | Bill Price

Police say a passenger bus from Rockaway, New Jersey was on its way to Cincinnati, Ohio when the driver lost control and rolled the bus on it's side. Five people were killed while dozens were injured in the multi-vehicle wreck, involving several...

Rep. Conor Lamb of PA endorses former VP Joe Biden for president

01.06.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Congressman Lamb said in a statement, he has "seen firsthand that Biden knows the people of western Pennsylvania" and shares those values. The representative of the Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District mentions current concerns when it...

Pennsylvania is middle of the pack when it comes to health

12.31.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Keystone State finds itself in almost the exact same spot it was nearly 30 years ago. Its number 28 ranking this year is down two spots from where it ranked in the initial report released in 1990 by the United Health Foundation.

The Keystone State saw a safer three-day Christmas holiday this year

12.31.19 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania police say there were no fatal crashes in the commonwealth after six deaths during the same time last year. Though the enforcement period was a day shorter this year, troopers investigated 40% fewer crashes and  just as many...

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