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Geneva College in P.A. Joins Lawsuit On Obama Concraceptive Mandate

05.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Geneva College in western Pennsylvania has joined a class action lawsuit filed by 40 groups in a dozen states, challenging the controversial birth-control mandate in the federal health-care law. The mandate stipulates that faith-based employers ...

Toll Hike Pending On The New York State Thruway

05.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Truck drivers who use the New York State Thruway may pay a lot more for tolls. Officials with the State Thruway authority plan to hike tolls for trucks by 45-percent, because of the damages inflicted on roadways by massive tractor trailers. The ...

High Fructose Corn Syrup Is Here To Stay

05.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The F.D.A. denied a request Wednesday from the Corn Refiners Association to change the name "corn syrup" to "corn sugar". Millions are flocking away from the syrup, which has been cited as the number one cause of adult obesity. It's found in ...

Student Athletes In P.A. Could Be Benched If They Appear To Have Heart Trouble

05.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed a law Wednesday that will require student athletes, parents, and coaches to be educated about symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart stops beating suddenly and ...

Telemarketers Could Be Banned From New York

05.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State has struck a blow to telemarketers. All telemarketers could soon be prohibited from using pre-recorded messages to anyone living in the Empire state in a deal struck verbally Tuesday by Governor Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers. The only ...

What Genre Of Music Do Americans Like Least?

05.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

60 minutes and Vanity Fair took a poll, and apparently, heavy metal is the least appealing to Americans. 45-percent of those polled said it was hard to enjoy it. By comparison, 29-percent couldn't get into hip hop, and 16-percent weren't fond of ...

Sex-Selective Abortions Vote Taking Place In The U.S. House Today

05.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The vote taking place today, called the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, would outlaw any abortion performed on the basis of an unborn child's gender.  The vote comes one day after the pro-life group live action released a video appearing to ...

Storms Cause Hail The Size of Tennis Balls

05.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Storms ravaged New York and Pennsylvania last night-- causing car wrecks, sending lightening through homes, and flash flooding. The National Weather Service will be sending out teams to fan both states today, checking for evidence of tornados. ...

NY's Fingerlakes Trail Turns 50

05.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Fingerlakes Trail will have a milestone birthday this week. Called one of the area's best kept secrets, the Finger Lakes Trail is a 558-mile path that meanders through the heart of upstate New York with panoramic views, deep gorges and ...

P.A.'s Highest Court To Hear Case On Text Message Evidence

05.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will decide if text messages are admissible evidence in a courtroom. The state's highest court has agreed to hear arguments in the case of a central Pennsylvania woman convicted of drug offenses, largely on the ...

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