List by Month: 7-2012

Prison Reform Law In P.A. Leaves Out One Important Detail

07.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Prison reform became law on Thursday in Pennsylvania. Sort of. Governor Tom Corbett signed Senate Bill 100 into law. It diverts nonviolent, addicted offenders from state prison by treating their addition issues at a local level. It sounds simple, ...

NY, PA Sweltering In Volcanic Heat Today

07.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York and Pennsylvania could break a few heat records today. More then a thousand records have been broken just in the last couple of days nationwide, and both the Empire and Keystone States are poised to hit the mid 90's, with a heat index ...

Forget the Gideons: Hotel Offers Bible On A Kindle

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A British hotel is providing guests a Kindle e-reader pre-loaded with the Bible.  According to "The Telegraph," Hotel Indigo boasts it is the first hotel in Britain to offer the service.  The service is a trial, and after July 16th, the ...

Not As Many People Are Able To Vote In P.A. As Previously Thought

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania says more then 758-thousand voters don't have a legal i.d. to vote. It leaves their ability to cast a ballot in November in doubt, unless they have another acceptable form of identification. The number is based on Penndot voter ...

Scranton Wants Joe Biden To Pay For His Visit

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's tough on a town to get a Vice Presidential visit. Cash-strapped Scranton says it will bill the Obama/Biden campaign for costs stemming from Vice President Joe Biden's visit Tuesday. Biden's visit to his boyhood home came at a time when the ...

Productivity Is Down For Those Who Went Back To Work Today

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you notice not as many people are at work today, you aren't alone. With the 4th of July holiday in the middle of the week, there are a lot of people taking the opportunity for a longer weekend. And experts say those who did go back may not be ...

The Higgs Boson Particle: What's The Christian Response?

07.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There was is a big debate on God today in Switzerland. Teams of thousands of scientists announced they found the "God particle"-- the Higgs Boson particle-- and they believe it's the particles that man are made of. They also think it explains the ...

Rare Map Discovered Of America... From The 1500's

07.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's called the birth certificate of America. A rare early copy of an American map has been found in Germany, dating back to the 16th century. It was done by german cartographer Martin Waldseemueller. He's credited with being the first to document ...

Scientists Discover New Type Of Stem Cell

07.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Scientists are exploring the possibility that a different type of stem cell for research.  British scientists say they were able to adapt stem cells taken from amniotic fluid, which is far less controversial than taking stem cells from ...

Doctor Discovers New, Safer Technique For Tubal Reversals

07.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

About one million women undergo a tubal ligation every year, ending the chance of having a baby. But new technology increases the chances of successfully having the procedure reversed. Some 10% of women will change their mind and many of them will ...

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