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Drilling Rigs down in Pa, up in West Virginia

05.14.12 | Bob Price

The number of active Pennsylvania gas drilling rigs is continuing to decline, while the number in West Virginia is increasing.

Ivy League School Janitor Graduates with Honors

05.14.12 | Bob Price

For years, Gac Filipaj mopped floors, cleaned toilets and took out trash at Columbia University. A refugee from war-torn Yugoslavia, he eked out a living working for the Ivy League school. But Sunday was payback time: The 52-year-old janitor ...

Kodak Kept Nuclear Reactor Secret

05.14.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York officials are still scratching their heads after learning that Kodak had an active nuclear reactor in a basement at Kodak Park and failed to tell local authorities.  Kodak revealed that the reactor, which contained t...

President Obama Continues Campaigning At Colleges

05.14.12 | Jeremy Miller

President Obama is delivering the commencement address at Barnard College in New York City today.  The speech follows the President's historic endorsement of same-sex marriage.  The President is also expected to attend a campaign ...

Poll Gives Romney A 50 Point Lead Over Obama With Evangelicals

05.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A poll out Thursday from the Public Religion Research Institute shows that, despite his troubles with the demographic during the primary, Mitt Romney is getting a strong support from white evangelical voters. Romney is carrying the Catholic and ...

Girl Scouts Could Be Banned From Catholic Churches

05.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Catholic church is investigating the Girl Scouts, and could ban scouts from holding meetings in its churches across America. Bishops say they are concerned that the Scouts are promoting abortion and contraception. The Girl Scouts have been ...

Pump Handles Changing At Gas Stations Across The Country

05.11.12 |

31-thousand gas stations across the country will be getting a makeover. The E.P.A. is planning to phase out all the rubber fittings on pump handles that are designed to capture gasoline vapors. More then 70-percent of cars on the roads right now ...

Pennsylvania Bombs Two Bridges.. And We Have The Video

05.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania is slowly, one by one, tackling its deteriorating bridges. If you like to see things blown up, in the LeHigh Valley of Pennsylvania, Penndot blew up 2 bridges built in 1957 yesterday. What does it feel like to be near a 70-thousand-ton ...

International Abortions Tumble; Cost A Factor

05.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

International adoptions have fallen to their lowest levels in 15 years. Experts say the decline is attributed largely to crackdowns against baby-selling, a sputtering world economy and efforts by countries to place more children with domestic ...

Low Property Values, High Taxes In Upstate NY

05.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Think you're paying too much in taxes in New York? You are not alone. The conservative think tank "Empire Center for New York State Policy" came out with a report Wednesday that shows many upstate New York communities with low property values have ...