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Girl Scouts Boycotted For Allowing Transgender Boys To Join

01.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

 A 14-year old girl is taking on Girl Scout Troops across the nation for their code of ethics. A couple of weeks ago, a story surfaced about a Colorado Girl Scout Troop that decided to admit a 7-year-old transgender child. Now, a California ...

Supreme Court Ruling Handed Down On Hiring and Firing At Religious Workplaces

01.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

   There has been a landmark ruling out of the U.S. Supreme Court on workplace discrimination in churches. In a 9 to 0 vote, the justices agreed that churches need to have the freedom to control their workforce. Matt Staver with the ...

The Comment Period On Hydrofracking In N.Y. Is Over; What Happens Now?

01.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  At midnight January 11th, the comment period to weigh in on gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale in New York came to an end. What happens now? A team of 56 D.E.C. staffers will pore over some 30-thousand comments, and will reply to some, and ...

Ford announces Major Recall

01.11.12 | Bob Price

If you own a Ford, listen up ....there's a recall you may want to know about

Sharia Law has a chance in Oklahoma

01.11.12 | Bob Price

A court in Denver has sided with a lower court on the thorny issue of Sharia law in Oklahoma

Divorce Harms Your Physical Health

01.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

 A new review that gleaned information from dozens of different studies showed divorced adults have a higher risk of early death when they are compared to married people.  The research from the University of Arizona's David Sbarra ...

Marcellus Shale Comment Period Ends Today In New York

01.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Today marks an important milestone in the Marcellus Shale gas drilling debate in New York.  The four-month public comment period on a controversial drilling technique known as 'hydrofracking' ends today.  After reviewing about 30-thousand ...

New Test for Food Stamps In Pennsylvania

01.10.12 | Bob Price

Pennsylvanians seeking food stamps will soon have to pass an asset test that state officials say is a way to weed out fraud but welfare advocates claim does more harm than good.

Last Call for Comment on Hydro-fracking

01.10.12 | Bob Price

New York's DEC closing down the 4-month old public comment period on hydraulic fracturing tomorrow.

Iran, Pro-Choice Bill Top Discussions On Opening Day Of N.Y. Legislature

01.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

     New York lawmakers kickstarted the 2012 legislative session Monday by signing off on a bill that bars any company that invests in Iran's energy industry from doing business with the state. The measure now heads to Governor ...