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Dogs Find Potential Cancer Patients In PA

08.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Dogs are helping to sniff out ovarian cancer. Using tissue samples donated by patients, the University of Pennsylvania's Working Dog Center has started training 3 canines to sniff out the signature compound that indicates the presence of the ...

PA Hires New College Chief

08.08.13 | Bob Price

Frank T. Brogan, a higher-education executive and former Florida lieutenant governor, was picked Wednesday to be the next chancellor of Pennsylvania's 14-university State System of Higher Education.  The system's board of governors unanimously ...

Gunmaker Revolts Against SAFE Act

08.08.13 | Bob Price

A firearms manufacturer says it's moving its corporate offices out of New York partly because of the state's strict new gun control law. Kahr Firearms Group of Pearl River is the first gunmaker in the state to blame the law for its departure. The ...

Montgomery County Defies PA Marriage Law

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Demand among same-sex couples for marriage licenses from an eastern Pennsylvania county official flouting state law shows no sign of slacking. A Montgomery County spokesman said 16 same-sex couples were issued marriage licenses Monday, making it ...

The Elk are Back in PA

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Elk were gone from Pennsylvania for about 50 years at the time the Game Commission began efforts to reintroduce them to the state in 1913.  One-hundred years later, the state's elk herd is the largest in the Northeast and restoring elk to ...

Elk Herd Back in PA

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Elk were gone from Pennsylvania for about 50 years at the time the Game Commission began efforts to reintroduce them to the state in 1913. One-hundred years later, the state's elk herd is the largest in the Northeast and restoring elk to ...

Montgomery County Defies PA Marriage Law

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Demand among same-sex couples for marriage licenses from an eastern Pennsylvania county official flouting state law shows no sign of slacking. Montgomery County continues to thumb its nose at Harrisburg officials who argue it is breaking the law.

Miracle Mountain Ranch Christian Camp Taking Donations After Arson

08.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One of the premier Christian horse camps in the country, Miracle Mountain Ranch in Spring Creek, Pennsylvania, was set afire over the weekend, allegedly by a 16 year boy from Johnstown. That teen is expected to face charges later today. The camp ...

PA Board Picks New Education Leader

08.06.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania System of Higher Education will meet Wednesday to select the fourth-ever chancellor to lead the system's 14 universities. The job is the highest-paid post in Pennsylvania state government.

Fumo Heads to Halfway House

08.06.13 | Bob Price

A once-towering state senator from Philadelphia is set to leave federal prison after serving four years for fraud. Vincent Fumo, a Philadelphia Democrat, heads to a city halfway house today for the next six months.

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