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Time Lapse Video Of Space Shuttle Enterprise

06.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Just in case you missed seeing a crane unload the 174-thousand pound Enterprise space ship onto the deck of the Intrepid Space Museum in New York city, NASA has you covered. They taped the whole thing and made a time lapse video. You can check it ...

NY Strikes Down The Defense Of Marriage Act

06.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A federal judge in New York has ruled the Defense of Marriage Act, which protects traditional marriage, is unconstitutional. The ruling by Manhattan federal court judge Barbara Jones followed a decision last week from a U.S. appeals court in ...

New York Kids May Be Able To "Practice" Voting

06.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new package of bills in Albany supported by good-government groups will allow New Yorkers to register to vote over the internet, computerize voter registration, and encourage teenagers to register even before they're eligible to vote.  The ...

Abortion Rates Could Spike Exponentially With New Genetic Test

06.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Scientists have designed a new test to check for genetic faults, and it could lead to more abortions. An American team of scientists have been able to predict the entire genetic code of a fetus by taking a blood sample from a woman who was 18-weeks ...

How Does 20-Thousand More Jobs For Pennsylvania Sound?

06.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The United States has added about 170-thousand jobs a month the past few months, which makes this a pretty sweet deal for Pennsylvania. Governor Tom Corbett is giving Shell Oil a 1.7 billion dollar tax break, if they come to Pennsylvania. It's a 25 ...

NASA's Two New Telescopes Made In Upstate New York

06.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The two space-ready scopes were built by Eastman Kodak more then a decade ago, and right now, they're sitting in a clean room at the company's former Elmgrove facility in Gates, New York, awaiting their transfer to NASA. You won't get a chance to ...

Two Former P.A. House Speakers Jailed In The Same Cell

06.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Here's a bizarre irony. Apparently, two former Pennsylvania state lawmakers-- are sharing the same cell in prison. Former Democratic State Representative Bill DeWeese, and former Republican State Representative John Perzel are bunkmates at the Camp ...

Want To Know Every College Fee? You Can If You Attend A SUNY School

06.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The community college system in New York state had a meeting with the White House this week. SUNY has 64 college campuses in New York, and they were one of just ten college networks in the country that signed a pledge with the White House to ...

Venus Crosses The Sun Today; Won't Happen Again For 105 Years

06.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The planet Venus will take center stage in a rare astronomical event today. It's an event that won't happen again until 2117. Venus will be visible as a black dot-- moving across the face of the sun. Curator Laura Danly of L.A.'s Griffith ...

Sleeping In The Same Bed With Your Spouse Is Better For Your Health

06.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are frustrated with your husband or wife snoring or sheet-hogging, it turns out, sharing a bed could be better for your health then sleeping alone. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found couples who snuggle up are more secure, ...

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