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Former P.A. Governor Says Politicians Won't Take Chances Anymore

06.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is out promoting his new book "Nation of Wusses."  He made a trip back to Harrisburg Thursday, saying he chose the title because "Washington is really in deep trouble because politicians are nto willing ...

It Costs 8-Thousand Dollars More To Raise A Child This Year, Over Last Year

06.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

For 235-thousand dollars, you could indulge in a shiny new Ferrari, or you could raise a child for 17 years. The government released a report Thursday that found a middle-income family with a child born last year will spend about that much in ...

Reseacher Claims To Have Found The Bones Of John The Baptist

06.15.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Bones discovered in an ancient Bulgarian church could belong to John the Baptist.  The claim is made by researcher Thomas Higham of the University of Oxford.  He says the handful of bones were discovered in a sarcophagus bearing an ...

North Carolina Sued For Not Allowing Gays To Adopt

06.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing North Carolina over the state's ban on second parent adoption.  It prohibits same-sex partners and other unmarried couples from legally adopting their partner's children.  They claim the state ...

Democrats Say Obama May Not Win In November

06.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Democrats in growing numbers are saying President Obama may loose the November election, the Associated Press reports. Democratic leaders say the failure to unseat Republican Governor Scott Walker, the nation's poor unemployment numbers, a steller ...

First Bacteria Census Taken

06.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Irritated with your weight? Subtract three to six pounds. That's how many pounds, researchers say, of bacteria, fungi, and microbes, you have in your body. Two-hundred scientists at 80 research organizations just wrapped up a 173-million dollar ...

Hydrofracking Could Be Approved In The Southern Tier Only

06.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Hydrofracking could be coming to New York, if you live in the Southern Tier. The "New York Times" reports Governor Cuomo is considering a proposal that would allow the controversial drilling method to take place only in certain counties along the ...

Kids Start Skipping School In Kindergarten, Study Shows

06.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

When do kids start choosing to miss school? Rochester, New York did a study, and they learned it's as early as kindergarten. The city has the lowest attendance rate in the state; some 4-thousand kids a year miss classes. District officials say they ...

Court Allows Schools To Ban Kids From Handing Out Christian Materials In Class

06.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will not hear a court case that allowed high school principles to ban kids from handing out Christian materials in class. Hiram Sasser is a lawyer with Liberty Institute. He says "they missed a bit opportunity to set ...

NY To Protect Families of the Dead At Funerals

06.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are new rules in the works in New York that could affect who can attend your funeral. State politicians are closing the "burial loophole". Governor Cuomo and legislators have agreed to a package of bills that bars anyone that has killed a ...

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