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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 ...

Food Stamp Use is Up Nationally, But Down In Pennsylvania

04.04.13 | Rob Wood

Food stamp participation across the United States has been surging since 2007-- 26 million Americans used it then, but the number more then doubled by 2012. Apparently though, Pennsylvania is bucking the trend. Involvement hasn't risen the last few ...

Tom Corbett Gets His First Formidable Foe In The 2014 Race For Governor

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is another name in the hat in the 2014 race for Pennsylvania governor. Tom Wolf, a wealthy central Pennsylvania businessman and former State Revenue Secretary, announced today he's running, and vowed to put up at least 10 million dollars of ...

Heating Aid Deadline Extended In Pennsylvania

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

LIHEAP in Pennsylvania has extended the deadline for applying for heating assistance. It's because they still have cash left. You can now apply until April 26th. The cutoff was supposed to be this Friday, April 5th.

PA Senator Bob Casey Says He Now Supports The Gay Rights Movement

04.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's senior senator is now supporting same sex marriage. Bob Casey is a devout Catholic, and has been a strong supporter of traditional marriage since he first ran for office. Casey has released a statement saying he believes elected ...

PA Governor Tom Corbett Tries To Win Support For More Cash For Domestic Violence Prevention

04.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Tom Corbett has made a plea for a proposed increase in state spending to combat the domestic violence that claims an average of one life every three days in Pennsylvania. Corbett's appearance with anti-domestic violence advocates in ...

Spring Should Be Here Next Week In NY, PA

04.01.13 |

The arrival of something like spring may be at least another week away. Accuweather meteorologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania say they can confidently predict the Keystone and Empire states will bid a final goodbye to winter, and next week will ...

Pennsylvania Justices Ask To Stay On Job Past 70 Years Old

03.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Thursday it would hear - and fast-track - a case that will determine if the justices, or any Pennsylvania judges, can serve on the bench past age 70. The court agreed to consider a challenge by Montgomery County ...

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 ...

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