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President Obama Could Hurt Charitable Giving In 2013 And Beyond

10.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama wants to cut the tax deduction for charitable giving and that could hurt a lot of churches and ministries. Rick Dunham is C.E.O. of Dunham and Company, a North Carolina-based organization that helps not-for-profits improve their ...

The Mom Vote Counts In The November Election

10.10.12 |

Nearly 90-percent of the mothers taking part in a "Moms Matter 2012" survey say they will vote November sixth, showing how just how important the "mom" vote is this year. 70 percent plan to watch the debates. The next one is the Vice Presidential ...

New York State Could Get Hydrofracking for Christmas

10.09.12 | Jeremy Miller

          A decision on whether to allow horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York State could come during the holidays. Deputy Senate Majority Leader, Thomas Libous, says the ongoing state study into ...

Challenge To Libertarians in Pennsylvania

10.09.12 |

          A lawyer for the Libertarian Party predicted that its candidates will overcome a challenge backed by the Republican party and will remain on the Pennsylvania ballot. The attorney said there is ...

Romney Strikes Back, Takes Lead From Obama

10.09.12 | Jeremy Miller

          Following a stellar debate performance last week, Mitt Romney has closed a 9 percentage-point gap and is once again tied with President Obama in the latest The Washington Times/Zogby Poll. ...

Pastors In All 50 States Take Part In Pulpit Freedom Sunday

10.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pulpit Freedom Sunday was a stunning success this year, with over 15-hundred pastors taking part from all 50 states. That's triple 2011's record. They were defying an IRS order under the Johnson Amendment; and could loose their tax exempt status. ...

Drivers Taking the Thruway And Dodging the Fines

10.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then a million people who have taken the New York State Thruway have dodged some tolls. Drivers didn't pay 35-million dollars in charges and fines between 2007 and 2011. Records show the Thruway's finances have been hurt by people who zip ...

Nobel Medicene Prize Goes To Scientists Who Fought To Preserve Embyros

10.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Nobel prize for medicene was awarded Monday. It went to British Researcher John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan for discovering that mature, specialized cells in the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells, a discovery scientists hope to ...

PA Voter Registration Deadline Was Tuesday, New York Friday

10.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you plan on voting in this year's Presidential election, Tuesay was the deadline to register in Pennsylvania. The deadline is Friday in New York. What's at stake? Aside from picking a president, there are 33 U.S. Senate races, 11 gubernatorial ...

The Tally Is In: NY's Apple Crop Down By 50 Percent This Year

10.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The apple harvest in New York was sliced in half this year. Orchards across the state are warning that a poor crop is causing them to run out of their supply earlier then usual this season. The state Apple Association said this year's harvest ...

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