List by Month: 3-2012

“Whoville” is Coming to Town

03.30.12 | Darcie Schwarz

Seussical Jr! on May 4-6

Joining Forces For Autism Awareness

03.30.12 | Jeremy Miller

The National Baptist Convention, USA is joining Easter Seals to raise awareness about the risk of autism for children under 5.  Associated Baptist Press says the historical African-American denomination declared April 2012 as Easter Seals ...

New York Landowners Consider Fracking Differently

03.30.12 | Jeremy Miller

An upstate New York landowners group is looking to partner with a Canadian company that uses liquid propane instead of controversial water-based hydraulic fracturing to get natural gas flowing into wells. Chris Denton is a lawyer representing the ...

Obamacare Draws Call To Prayer

03.30.12 | Jeremy Miller

Catholic bishops in Pennsylvania are calling for today to be a day of prayer, fasting and abstinence for religious liberty.  The bishops are engaged in a battle with the Obama administration over whether the government can mandate employers to ...

How To Handle Healthcare Reform Act?

03.30.12 | Jeremy Miller

The fate of the healthcare law will likely be decided today by the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court.  The nine justices will meet to share their opinions on the case after three days of oral arguments on the matter.  Each will be ...

NY Landowners Plan to Frack using Liquid Propane

03.29.12 | Bob Price

An upstate New York landowners group may have found a way to get around the state's de facto moratorium on shale gas drilling by using propane instead of water for hydraulic fracturing.

Court takes Healthcare Case Behind Closed Doors

03.29.12 | Bob Price

The survival of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul rests with a Supreme Court seemingly split over ideology and, more particularly, in the hands of two Republican-appointed justices.

Many Questions in shooting of Trayvon Martin

03.29.12 | Bob Price

The fatal shooting of a black teenager by a neighborhood watch captain who then went free has led to nationwide protests calling for the shooter's arrest. Trayvon Martin's parents, civil rights leaders and social media users alike are portraying ...

Autism Rates are Up

03.29.12 | Bob Price

Autism cases are on the rise again, largely due to wider screening and better diagnosis, federal health officials said Thursday.

Passengers Recount Fears during Pilot Breakdown

03.28.12 | Bob Price

Passengers aboard an early morning flight from New York bound for Las Vegas first noticed something wrong when the plane's top pilot came out of the cockpit, didn't close the door and tried to force his way into an occupied bathroom.