List by Month: 8-2012

West Nile Mosquitos Out In Force in Pennsylvania This Year

08.07.12 |

Pennsylvania's first 2012 human cases of the West Nile virus of have been reported. Two women contracted it; one in Franklin county, and a second in Lancaster county. The number of mosquitos is higher then any other summer since monitoring began 10 ...

American Workers Log Just A 3-Cent Raise, On Average, In 2 Years

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Want a raise? Here's 3-cents. Jobs are growing in the United States, but salaries saw their worst rise since 2010 this year. In inflation-adjusted terms, employees have had just a 3-cent raise, on average, in 24 months. Coming out of the 1982 ...

Seeing More Campaign Ads In Pennsylvania? You're Not Alone.

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Presidential ad spending is focused in on nine states, and one of them is Pennsylvania. With Mitt Romney and Barack Obama neck and neck, get ready for a flurry of ads in the Keystone state. Pennsylvania is one of only a handful of states that the ...

The Marcellus Shale: Pennsylvania's Gold Rush

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Marcellus Shale is on the cusp of becoming one of the top natural gas fields in the nation, according to new data from the federal government. Though serious drilling began only 5 years ago, the sheer volume of gas from the Shale suggests ...

How Would You Like Free Museum Tickets?

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Museums in the Southern Tier are offering free admission, for 1 day, to honor the Smithsonian Museum's 100th birthday. On September 29th, museums in Ithaca, Elmira, and other towns in upstate New York will join 14-hundred museums, opening their ...

Pennsylvania Logs More Rain, Snow, and Large Storms Then Anytime In The Last 60 Years

08.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

When it rains, it downpours in Pennsylvania. The state is getting wetter. In fact, it's wetter then now then it's been since 1950. Data collected from 37-hundred weather stations found the state's heaviest downpours have gotten more frequent the ...

Gabby Douglas Gives All Glory To God Before A Billion People Watching the Olympics

08.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was a good night for America in the summer Olympics. Swimmer Michael Phelps took home another record-setting gold, this time, over Canandaigua local Ryan Lochte. Two other athletes from the Family Life listening area won gold medals, too. Megan ...

President's Affordable Care Act Already Affecting Businesses In Pennsylvania

08.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new part of President Obama's Affordable Care Act went into effect on this week. It allows women across the country to get free birth control. It's already affecting business in Pennsylvania. Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania's capitol of ...

Chick Fil-A Logs Highest One-Day Profit of Any Restaurant; Counter Protest Planned Today

08.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

They're calling it Marriage Equality Day. A counter protest is slated today at Chick Fil A restaurants across the country. Supporters of gay marriage are asking same sex members to stage a kiss in, and kiss on restaurant grounds. Activists will ...

Gas Drilling Supporters Write Letters To A Thousand of Cuomo's Donors

08.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

How do you get the attention of the Governor? Talk to his friends. In an effort to get the ear of Governor Andrew Cuomo, opponents of hydrauling fracturing in the Southern Tier have penned a letter to 1-thousand of his biggest donors. At a press ...

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