List by Month: 4-2013

Spring Thunderstorm To Barrel Through NY, PA Today

04.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A high wind watch is in place until midnight tonight for the Family Life listening area.  Last night, winds were clocked at over 50 miles an hour from western New York, through the twin tiers and parts of central New York. Winds that strong ...

Bomb Materials Found At Gas Drilling Site In PA

04.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Police and now the FBI say they're investigating reports remains of small explosive devices were found at two natural gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania. A Shell Oil Co. spokeswoman said in an email Thursday the company contacted state ...

Corbett and DeMint To Speak At PA Conservative Conference This Weekend

04.19.13 |

Pennsylvania conservatives have gathered for their annual conference in Camp Hill, near Harrisburg. Two days of political speeches and workshops kick off today. Speakers include Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, Fox News Contributor Stephen Hayes ...

PA Governor Summoned To Court In May

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and lawyers for the NCAA are being summoned to a federal courtroom in Harrisburg. Oral arguments are set for May 1, nearly four months after the Republican governor filed the lawsuit over the NCAA's penalties ...

Father And Daughter Deploying From Same Unit In NY

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A father and a daughter will deploy together to Afhganistan next month with a New York-based army unit. 21 year old Army Soldier Miranda Mogg, and her father, Chief Warrant Officer 5 Michael Mogg, are members of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade at ...

New Bill In The Works In NY That Affects Dog Owners

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a bill in the works in New York to hold a dog owner lable and financially responsible the first time their dog bites someone and causes injury.  Under current law, a dog owner is only responsible the second time an attack occurs. The ...

Immigration Bill Would Help 100-Thousand Farm Workers In NY

04.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The 844 page immigration bill unveiled Wednesday in Congress will help New York farmers tremendously. It would let many farmworkers stay in the U.S. permanently and would create a new visa to benefit dairy and horse farms that don't rely on ...

State Offers No Empathy For Kids Taking the Common Core Exams In NY

04.17.13 |

It is day 2 of Common Core testing in Upstate New York. Kids grades 3 through 8 are hunkering down for tough new Math and English exams. But the state isn't showing much sympathy. Take the tests, the state says. They say schools aren't obligated to ...

Mike McQueary Is Allowed To Sue Penn State

04.17.13 |

A judge has ruled former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary's suit against Penn State can move forward.  McQueary has sued the university, saying he was wrongfully fired because he provided truthful testimony in the grand jury ...

Gas Prices In PA Could Spike By 25-Cents A Gallon

04.17.13 |

Spending on Pennsylvania's highways, bridges and mass transit systems will get a big shot of new funding under a Senate plan unveiled Tuesday that would raise the money by increasing motorist fees and wholesale gas taxes - bumping prices at the ...

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