List by Month: 6-2012

Two Former P.A. House Speakers Jailed In The Same Cell

06.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Here's a bizarre irony. Apparently, two former Pennsylvania state lawmakers-- are sharing the same cell in prison. Former Democratic State Representative Bill DeWeese, and former Republican State Representative John Perzel are bunkmates at the Camp ...

Want To Know Every College Fee? You Can If You Attend A SUNY School

06.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The community college system in New York state had a meeting with the White House this week. SUNY has 64 college campuses in New York, and they were one of just ten college networks in the country that signed a pledge with the White House to ...

Venus Crosses The Sun Today; Won't Happen Again For 105 Years

06.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The planet Venus will take center stage in a rare astronomical event today. It's an event that won't happen again until 2117. Venus will be visible as a black dot-- moving across the face of the sun. Curator Laura Danly of L.A.'s Griffith ...

Sleeping In The Same Bed With Your Spouse Is Better For Your Health

06.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are frustrated with your husband or wife snoring or sheet-hogging, it turns out, sharing a bed could be better for your health then sleeping alone. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found couples who snuggle up are more secure, ...

Jury Selection Starts In Jerry Sandusky Case

06.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Jury selection for former Penn State Assistant Football Coach Jerry Sandusky's trial starts today. Sandusky has been charged on 52 counts of child sex abuse. They're going to have to find people who are impartial to the case, and finding jurors who ...

Gas Prices Down, But Not Enough.; P.A. Markets Gasoline Alternative

06.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Gas prices have dropped more then 30-cents since early spring. Binghamton, New York is logging gas at $3.59, down from $4.09 just two months ago. In fact, in two states, it's already under 3-dollars a gallon. Experts say there's not a good reason ...

NY, PA Logs As Much Rain In 3 Days Of June As All Of May

06.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

June has started off soggier then normal. In fact, we may log more rain in the first week then the entire month of May. That's what the National Weather Service is saying for New York and Pennsylvania. In Rochester, 1.38 inches was recorded in the ...

Lawmakers Say 75-Percent of New York's Apple Crop Is Lost

06.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The tallies are still coming in as to how much of New York's apple crop was destroyed by frost in April and May. It could be as much as 75-percent, according to New York lawmakers, who have done a survey of the farms across upstate New York. On ...

Panel Looks At Cost Of College In Pennsylvania

06.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A panel is holding hearings across the state this month on the high cost of college in Pennsylvania. Today, a community college student, the provost at a Catholic university and the chairman of a veterans program will testify in Philadelphia. ...

Pennsylvania Changes Drilling Rules If You're Drilling Under Water

06.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Gas companies may drill on your land and the cash could go to the state of Pennsylvania, because of a new policy. Gas companies use horizontal drilling to get at the Marcellus Shale. But in some cases, they're actually extracting from below a ...

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