List by Month: 10-2012

Veteran Of Three Wars Buried Yesterday

10.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Army is saying goodbye to a veteran of three wars.  Command Sergeant Major Basil Plumley served in the second World War as well as Korea and Vietnam.  Actor Sam Elliot portrayed him in the 2002 film, "We Were Soldiers."  He was ...

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 ...

American Civic Association Memorial In Binghamton Comes Together

10.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Construction on the long-awaited American Civic Center park in Binghamton will start this week. The site is planned to remember the 13 people slain in Binghamton, New York by a gunman in 2009. The memorial took more then 3 years to plan and 2 and a ...

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 ...

Worship Leader at Nation's Largest Church Says Workers May Need A Break From Church

10.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Should exhausted men make it to church? The worship leader of America's largest congregation says on occasion, some hard-working guys may need their Sabbath rest more then they need fellowship. Israel Houghton, worship leader at Houston's Lakewood ...

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 ...

The Empire State Has 3,253 Dollars In Debt Per Resident

10.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's state comptroller said the Empire state's debt is now 3-thousand-253 dollars per resident. The debt was over 63 billion last year, a 1 percent decrease from the year before. Medicaid accounted for 2 in every 3 dollars spent, and the ...

For The First Time, Protestants Make Up Less Then 50-Percent Of The Faithful

10.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been a major shift on the religion landscape.  Protestanism is no longer the majority religion in America.  Less than 50 percent of us identify with a Protestant group - either Evangelical or mainline.  Compare that to the ...

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