List by Month: 6-2012

First State In The Nation Legalizes Gambling Online

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Delaware has become the first state in the country to legalize online gambling. Casinos can now offer games like Blackjack or Roulette on their website.  The state hopes to make the games available on tablets and smartphones by next year.

Church Over Christ's Supposed Birth Stable May Be Honored

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization -- UNESCO -- is expected to vote today on a request to name the Church of the Nativity a World Heritage Site.  The church in the heart of Bethlehem is built over a cave that ...

NY, PA In For Some Serious Heat This Weekend

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Twenty-two states have heat warnings and advisories today. Blistering, potentially dangerous heat in a hundred major cities today-- including Saint Louis, where it will be 108 degrees without the heat index. Chicago hit 100 degrees for the first ...

Making Sense of The President's Healthcare Reform Law

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

What does the new law mean for you? The ruling affects virtually every American. You must be insured, or as of 2014, you'll be fined. It's 285-dollars for a family of four the first year. By 2015, it goes up to 975-dollars. And by 2016, it's ...

Binghamton Marks 2006 Flood Anniversary Today

06.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was June 28th, 2006, six yeas ago, when the rain began falling in Binghamton. The flood in june 2006 swept away homes and cars and cut a chasm across Interstate 88. Four people died. Despite the losses accrued from the floods of 2006, there was ...

Pennsylvania Debates Its Budget

06.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, the full State House began debating the budget for the first time. They've got till Sunday to get the final blueprint signed off. It's a 27.7-billion-dollar, no-tax-hike budget that spares Pennsylvania's state colleges and universities the ...

Oldest Choir In The World Sings With Most-Known Choir

06.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

For the first time in its 14-hundred year history, the oldest choir in the world, the Sistine Chapel Choir will be blending voices with the Westminster Abbey Choir. The historic event is happening today in Rome. It's the first time the Pope's ...

It's Better To Buy A Car Now... Over Last Year

06.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

According to Kelly's Blue Book, now is the best time to buy a new car. On average, consumers are paying $500 less for a new vehicle today compared to just one year ago. Why? Dealers are now overstocked again, with Japan shooting out cars once more ...

Ferocious fire devours homes in Colorado Springs

06.27.12 | Bob Price

A stubborn and towering wildfire jumped firefighters' perimeter lines in the hills overlooking Colorado Springs, forcing frantic mandatory evacuation notices for more than 9,000 residents, destroying an unknown number of homes and partially closing ...

U-S / U-K Unite in the Name of Olympic Security

06.27.12 | Bob Price

Fighter jets thunder above the English countryside. Missiles stand ready. And Big Brother is watching like never before. The London Olympics are no ordinary games. Not since World War II have Britain and the United States teamed up for such a ...

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