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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 ...

P.A. High School Lists Itself on Ebay To Raise Cash

07.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Forget the bake sales. One Pennsylvania high school is hoping to raise cash by auctioning itself off on Ebay. Bidding began at 600-thousand-dollars. It reads "one pre-owned, but extremely successful public high school in Langhorne, Pennsylvania." ...

The Lowdown On Travel & Firework Safety For NY, PA On The 4th Of July

07.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then 42-million Americans are hitting the road over this 4th of July holiday week. Triple-A is projecting travel over the next 10 days will tie the record for the highest volume in the past decade. It's because the fourth falls on a Wednesday, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Artist replaces Sandusky image on Penn State mural

06.26.12 | Bob Price

The depiction of Jerry Sandusky on a well-known mural across the street from the Penn State campus has been replaced by an image of a poet and activist draped with a blue ribbon - a symbol for awareness of child sexual abuse.

Sandusky Appeal

06.25.12 | Bob Price

Jerry Sandusky's defense team might use an NBC taped interview with the former Penn State assistant football coach for the basis of an appeal.

Pennsylvania Police Engage In 1,453 High Speed Chases In 2011

06.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Generally, the Pennsylvania state police tell you how many tickets they issue for people chatting on cell phones or not wearing seatbelts. But how about how many tickets they issue for chasing people? Law enforcement agencies across the state took ...

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