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4 Are Now Running Against Tom Corbett

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday became the fourth Democrat — and the first woman — to declare her candidacy for Pennsylvania governor in 2014. Schwartz, 64, who has said for weeks that she intended to run, filed papers Monday with ...

There Is A Way To Avoid The Wait On The Phone Line With the Unemployment Office In Pennsylvania

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

People who are hunting for a job in Pennsylvania are sitting on phone lines with the state unemployment office for as long as an hour to learn if they can get help.  The state unemployment office says they're doing the best they can, but their ...

900 Thousand Pennsylvania Kids Taking PSSA's This Week

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

As schools across Pennsylvania begin administering annual standardized tests this week, there is growing debate about the opportunity to opt out of the exams. Pittsburgh parent Kathy Newman is pulling her third-grader out of the tests known as the ...

Kansas Abortion Bill Recognizes Babies At Conception

04.08.13 |

Kansas is on its way to having the toughest abortion bill in the nation. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is expected to sign a bill today that declares life starts at fertilization. Under it, abortion providers are banned from getting tax breaks or ...

NY Is Selling Prisons... Cheap

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Need a property in New York? How about considering buying a prison? The Empire State is selling off facilities as part of budget cutbacks. For example, one prison campus with 38 buildings on 31 acres was listed for 390 thousand dollars, but you'd ...

Beef, Pork Industry To Rename 350 Meat Cuts

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The pork chop may soon be a thing of the past. Consumer Research found labels on packages are confusing, so the pork and beef industries are renaming more then 350 cuts to give them more consumer appeal. (Ground beef will still be called ground ...

Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini Gets Support From John Kerry

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Iranian Pastor Saeed Abedini has a new ally. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday he has given the nod to U.S. allies to intervene on Abedini's behalf, to have him freed from an Iranian prison. The 32 year old is serving time for founding ...

Kingston, PA Featured In Film Out May 17th

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of Kingston, Pennsylvania is going to be featured in a new film called "The English Teacher." Julian Moore stars as a character who struggles to help her former star student find his calling. The film was actually shot entirely in New York ...

New York Hit With Second Political Scandal This Week

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A state Assemblyman was arrested after he revealed Thursday he had been an informant since 2009, and helped prosecutors in public corruption cases. Nelson Castro is from the Bronx. Earlier this week, former state lawmaker Malcolm Smith was accused ...

3 in 4 American Women Have Lived With A Man Before Marriage

04.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Cohabitation- living together before marriage-- is becoming a regular part of life in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three of four women have lived with a partner without being married by the age of 30.  ...

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