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Tour The PA Governor's Mansion Without Leaving Your Living Room

01.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

You can now go online and get a virtual tour of the Governor's mansion in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. First Lady Susan Corbett said many people across the state simply can't come for a physical tour, so she began looking for other options. The ...

Final Fracking Review Due In A Little Over 3 Weeks In NY

01.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The end may be in sight for the high volume hydrfracking review in New york state. There's no word yet on extending the comment period for a study on the gas drilling technique, and that means the review that has been going on since 2008 could wrap ...

Lottery Privatization Up For Discussion Today In The PA Senate

01.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Expect the hearing to be spirited today as Governor Tom Corbett's team explains to the state Senate while the lottery in Pennsylvania should be privatized. The hearing starts at 10 a.m. on Friday, Corbett spiced things up by awarding a contract to ...

Teacher Eval Plans Looming In New York State

01.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The deadline is this Thursday for school districts across the state of New York to have their teacher evaluation plans in place, and the vast majority of districts say they will make the cutoff. Those that don't risk loosing a share of a 4-percent ...

Schumer Asks Gun Retailers To Stop Selling Assault Weapons Before Law Is Passed

01.14.13 |

The Empire state's senior senator said retailers that sell assault weapons should stop offering them for purchase while Congress debates a bill restricting their use. On Sunday, Chuck Schumer released a letter he sent to major retailers asking for ...

Pastor Drops Out Of Giving the Benediction At Obama Inauguration

01.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

An evangelical pastor from Atlanta has withdrawn from giving the benediction at President Obama's inauguration. Reverend Louie Giglio, said if he participated, some would make the gay rights agenda a focal point of the swearing in ceremony. Giglio ...

Now, We Wait To Find Out if Sandusky Will Get His Appeal

01.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

How did everything go with former Penn State Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky's hearing Thursday in Bellefont, Pennsylvania? Jerry Sandusky's lawyers argued Thursday that he deserves a new trial because his defense lacked sufficient time to prepare ...

Cuomo Leaves High Volume Hydrofracking Out of State of State

01.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Of all the things that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo mentioned in his state of the state Wednesday, there was one tiny item he left out: high volume hydrofracking. In his entire 80 minute address, not once did he mention the controversial gas ...

Russian Adoptions Can Go Through In 2013

01.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A ban on Americans adopting Russian children will not be taking effect this year. It was supposed to take effect this month. It gives families that were close to bringing their adopted child home another twelve months to make it happen. Russia has ...

Sandusky In Court Again Today

01.10.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Penn State Assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected to appear in person in a Pennsylvania courtroom today. Sandusky is launching an appeal on 45 counts of child abuse. His lawyers will explain they did not have enough time to ...

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