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PA Senator Bob Casey Is Considering Supporting Gay Marriage

03.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is talk that Pennsylvania's senior senator- Bob Casey- may reverse his course on gay marriage. Casey is a democrat and a devout Catholic, and one of just 9 Catholics on Capitol Hill that stand for tradtional marriage. Six of his colleagues ...

Penn State Has Implemented 70-Percent of Louis Freeh's Recommendations

03.27.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State says it's on track to complete most of former FBI Director Louis Freeh's 119 recommendations to improve safety in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. An update Tuesday on the university's website showed more than ...

Memorial Fund Set Up For PA Family of 2 Girls Killed In Car Crash

03.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A second child has died from a car crash in Northeastern Pennsylvania. 3 year old Catrina Williams of Minersville died Monday afternoon at LeHigh Valley Hospital after she was taken off life support. A day earlier, her older sister, 6 year old ...

Last Year's Deer Season In PA Was Better Than Average

03.26.13 |

The Pennsylvania Game Commission says hunters bagged about 2 percent more deer this season than last, an above average harvest. 343,110 deer were harvested during the 2012-2013 hunting season. The increase was driven by a 5-percent increase in ...

PA Gets Another Snowstorm

03.25.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The state of Pennsylvania is ready for the latest snowstorm today. The Department of Transportation and the Turnpike Commission both said they are fully staffed and have treated most of the roads in the state with brine to help the snow melt ...

PA To Talk About Health Insurance With Federal Government

03.25.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The State of Pennsylvania has a plan to deal with the new government requirements for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act. Governor Tom Corbett's administration says it'll meet April 2nd with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen ...

Liquor Privatization Bill Passes PA House

03.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A bill to open sales of all state-run liquor stores across the state of Pennsylvania has passed the state house. The house-passed bill is seen as historic, erasing depression-era laws about who can run the alcohol business in the Keystone state. ...

At Least 9 More Days of Bitter Cold Ahead for NY and PA

03.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

How much longer will New York and Pennsylvania have to suffer through the cold temperatures? Our average highs are barely climbing out of the 20's, and this is weather that's typical of early to late January. Forecasters say the jet stream is a lot ...

Teen from Clearfield, PA Among 7 Dead In Military Accident

03.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One of the young marines that was killed in Nevada this week was from Clearfield, Pennsylvania. The family of Private First Class Josh Martino met with the marine corps Wednesday to plan funeral arrangements. Martino, 19, was a decorated marine who ...

Gas Industry Makes Peace With Environmentalists In PA

03.21.13 |

Some of the nation's biggest oil and gas companies made peace with environmentalists Wednesday in Pennsylvania, agreeing to tough new standards for fracking that could lead to a major expansion of drilling across the northeast. Drilling and ...

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