List by Category: Pennsylvania News

Pennsylvania Logs Second Highest Student Debt In The Nation

10.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Student loan debt hit a record high 27-thousand dollars per graduate, a study out this week showed. And apparently, Pennsylvania has the second highest student debt load in the nation. Keystone state students left campus with 29-thousand-959 ...

Apple Cider Is Nearly Double Last Year's Price

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you think the price of gas is high, check out a gallon of apple cider. Local supermarkets are selling the seasonal drink for as much as $5.99 a gallon. Other stores like Target are selling half-gallons for $3.99. That is almost double the cost ...

Act 13 Debated In High Court In PA; Gas Drilling In Towns At Risk

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court had a standing-room only crowd yesterday for 2 hours as it debated Act 13, a bill that dictates which parts of the the drilling industry can and cannot be regulated by towns. Representatives of 7 towns told the state's ...

Sexting Could Cost You In PA, If Bill Is Passed

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Senate Wednesday gave its approval to a bill to create criminal penalties for anyone over age 12 who sends lude photos of themselves using any electronic device, cell phone, tablet or computer. If the bill is passed in the House ...

Romney Pulls Within 4 Points of Obama in PA

10.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new poll shows Republican Mitt Romney is gaining ground on President Obama in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania. The new survey, released by Quinnipiac University Tuesday, finds that Romney has closed Obama's lead in the Keystone State ...

Pennsylvania Logs Its First Case Of Meningitis Linked To National Outbreak

10.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Two more drugs have been linked to the fungal menigitis outbreak. Now, the FDA is urging doctors to contact all patients who got any injection from a Massachusetts pharmacy, not just those with a steroid injection. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania health ...

P.A. Counties Get Their First Influx of Cash From New Marcellus Shale Tax

10.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Ten western Pennsylvania counties are getting almost 14-million dollars to deal with the impact of gas drilling. Allegheny County will receive more than one-million dollars, almost as much as Fayette and Westmoreland Counties. The impact-fee law ...

The Keystone State Mourns A Senator

10.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Funeral services will be Tuesday for Pennsylvania's longest serving senator. Arlen Spector will be laid to rest in Penn Valley, Pennsylvania. He passed away from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma a little before noon Sunday at his home. He ...

Operation Christmas Child Is In Full Force

10.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's not even November, but the Reverand Franklin Graham it's already time to pack gifts to send overseas for Operation Christmas Child. Franklin told KTIS Radio "this year, we'll collect about 9-million shoeboxes, distributed in over 100 ...

Challenge To Libertarians in Pennsylvania

10.09.12 |

          A lawyer for the Libertarian Party predicted that its candidates will overcome a challenge backed by the Republican party and will remain on the Pennsylvania ballot. The attorney said there is ...

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