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U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Hear Prayer Case

01.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a case to bar a North Carolina county from invoking prayers in Jesus' name. The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty filed a brief in the case arguing that while the Constitution permits the use of ...

Twin Births Spike In P.A.

01.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Twin births have spike in Pennsylvania. The rate of moms giving birth to twins in the Keystone State has doubled in the past thirty years. Five other states can make the same claim. The growth in "twinning", according to Joyce Martin, one of the ...

Rick Santorum Staffer Says Women Don't Have the Biblical Right to Be President

01.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A comment that a female president of the U.S. could be against biblical teaching is causing problems for a staffer of Rick Santorum.  "The Des Moines Register" says Jamie Johnson sent an email over the summer asking, quote, "Is it God's ...

Girl Scouts Under Fire Again

01.18.12 | Bob Price

A 21-year-old employee of the Girl Scouts has resigned because of the way she was treated over a pro-life t-shirt she was wearing while off duty.

Research Shows T.V. Programs Don't Show Traditional Marriage In A Positive Light

01.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  New research from the Parents Television Council shows network T.V. increasingly portrays non-married sexual relationships in a positive light, while doing the exact opposite for married couples. The PTC's Melissa Henson says Hollywood is ...

Quick Access To New York/Pennsylvania Online Tax Filing Systems

01.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

As of January 17th, you can file your taxes online in both New York and Pennsylvania. Taxpayers in New York and Pennsylvania have until midnight, Tuesday, April 17, to file income tax returns.Pennsylvania information:    Nearly 70-percent ...

High Winds Do Damage In NY, PA

01.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  There were live wires knocked down in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, with wind gusts there logged at 50 miles an hour. Emergency officials were worried that people might get electrocuted. The gusts were clocked at 35 miles an hour in ...

Study: Babies Learn To Talk By Reading Faces

01.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a new study that shows babies need close-up facetime with their parents to learn how to talk. The researchers found newborns spent a lot of time looking directly into the eyes of those holding them. Then at 6 months old, the babies switched ...

Senate Republicans Have 20 Times More Cash Raised Than NY Democrats

01.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Senate Republicans in New York have built quite a large campaign war chest, winning the war for money over Democrats. The Senate Republican Campaign Commitee is expected to announce today it has 4.8 million dollars in cash on hand, compared to just ...

Looking For Motivation To Work Out? There's An App For That

01.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

People looking for extra motivation to exercise may want to consider a new iphone app that puts their money on the line.  The app called "Gympact" charges users a small fee everytime they skip going to the gym.  To sign up, users enter ...

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