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Pennsylvania Logs Second Highest Student Debt In The Nation

10.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Student loan debt hit a record high 27-thousand dollars per graduate, a study out this week showed. And apparently, Pennsylvania has the second highest student debt load in the nation. Keystone state students left campus with 29-thousand-959 ...

Car Dealers Use Device On Vehicles Sold To People With Low Credit

10.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Consumers with credit problems have a new option when buying a car. Instead of getting high interest rates or needing a down payment, dealerships are opting to sell the vehicle with a device installed that makes an annoying alarm clock beeping ...

Apple Cider Is Nearly Double Last Year's Price

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you think the price of gas is high, check out a gallon of apple cider. Local supermarkets are selling the seasonal drink for as much as $5.99 a gallon. Other stores like Target are selling half-gallons for $3.99. That is almost double the cost ...

The Average Student Loan Debt Is $27K

10.18.12 |

College graduates are leaving school with the highest level of debt ever recorded. Two-thirds of college graduates finish school with debt, and those who borrowed money walked off the graduation stage owing on average nearly 27-thousand dollars. ...

Act 13 Debated In High Court In PA; Gas Drilling In Towns At Risk

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court had a standing-room only crowd yesterday for 2 hours as it debated Act 13, a bill that dictates which parts of the the drilling industry can and cannot be regulated by towns. Representatives of 7 towns told the state's ...

Sexting Could Cost You In PA, If Bill Is Passed

10.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Senate Wednesday gave its approval to a bill to create criminal penalties for anyone over age 12 who sends lude photos of themselves using any electronic device, cell phone, tablet or computer. If the bill is passed in the House ...

Debate Set Tonight For Gillibrand, Long

10.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a debate tonight you'll want to watch if you live in New York State, the only debate for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and her challenger Wendy long. It's at 7 tonight in Saratoga Springss, and will be broadcast on our news partner, YNN. ...

Nobel-Winning Japanese Scientist Says We "Can't Keep Destroying Embyros For Research"

10.17.12 |

The 2012 Nobel prize winner for medicine is decidely pro-life.  Japanese scientist Shinya yamanaka discovered a way to produce stem cells that act like embryonic cells without the destruction of human embryos. Yamanaka's journey to this ...

1 In 7 Homeowners Have A "Boomerang Kid" Or An Elderly Parent Living With Them

10.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

They call them boomerang kids.  Nearly one-third of U.S. homeowners expect their adult children to move in with them, according to a survey by one of the country's biggest home builders.  The survey by Pulte Group out today finds that one ...

Veteran Of Three Wars Buried Yesterday

10.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Army is saying goodbye to a veteran of three wars.  Command Sergeant Major Basil Plumley served in the second World War as well as Korea and Vietnam.  Actor Sam Elliot portrayed him in the 2002 film, "We Were Soldiers."  He was ...

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