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Library of Congress Asks You To Interview A Veteran

11.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

In honor of Veterans Day, the Library of Congress wants you to interview a veteran.  The Veterans History Project encourages people of all ages to break out the microphone and talk to a veteran to get his or her story, so it can be preserved ...

P.A. To Help Towns Turn Over Foreclosed Homes

11.12.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania has a new law to help clean up neighborhoods filled with empty, foreclosed homes. The law, signed late last month by Governor Corbett, allows local governments to take control of blighted properties and cancel tax liens and bank ...

Free Food For Veterans

11.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The three-day Veterans day weekend means some freebies for our soldiers in New York, Pennsylvania, and the rest of the nation. Veteran's Day is this Sunday, but several companies are offering free food to active, inactive, or retired servicemembers ...

Possible Copy of The Declaration of Independence Found in Northeastern Pennsylvania

11.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Bill Barner and his daughter Amanda Hoy live in McElhattan, Pennsylvania. It appears that Amanda, while cleaning out her grandparent's house, may have found an old copy of the Declaration of Independance. Barner told WNEP TV "she called me up, and ...

Power Plant Reactor Shuttered In Northeast PA

11.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A computer glitch caused the shutdown of a nuclear reactor at a power plant in northeastern Pennsylvania this morning. Plant owner PPL says the Unit 2 Reactor at its Susquehanna nuclear plant near Berwick in Columbia County was safely shut down, ...

Pope Gets His Own Twitter Account

11.09.12 |

Pope Benedict says he'll officially launch it at the end of the year. Right now, the 85 year old is learning the ropes. The pope tweeted his first tweet from a Vatican account last year to the world's 1.1 billion Catholics. This new Twitter account ...

P.A. Set To Conduct Its First Execution Since 1993 Tonight

11.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Condemned murderer Hubert Michael Junior is running out of options in his final hours. His lawyers hope the 3d Circuit Court of Appeals will reverese at least one of two stays of execution that were rejected. If not, he'll be put to deah by lethal ...

Why Did Gay Marriage Win Out In the 2012 Election?

11.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Conservatives took a huge blow on gay marriage in the general election Tuesday. Two states, Maine and maryland, became the first states to approved same sex marriage by popular vote, and Washington state is poised to follow suit, though ballot ...

Network Says "President Kirsten Gillibrand" Is A Possibility

11.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has won re-election, and now there is talk about her headed toward a bigger stage in 2016. There are rumblings that the junior senator from New York would make a "formidable" 2016 democratic presidential ...

Voters Back Pro-Gas-Drilling Candidates By The Thousands In NY

11.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Those that supported high-volume hydrogracking did very well on election day in New York state.  In the 22nd congressional district, Richard Hanna beat Dan Lamb, who was endorsed by New York Residents Against Gas Drilling. In the 23rd, Nate ...

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