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Updated List of Road Closures In Pennsylvania

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Berks County PA 10 between Printz Road and Zion Road in Robeson Township is closed due to a downed tree; PA 10 between Chestnut Hill Road and Weaver Road in Robeson Township is closed due to a downed utility; PA 12/Warren Street Bypass east ...

Pennsylvania Gears Up For Massive Storm

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wants residents to be ready for Hurricane Sandy.  Corbett said the storm has potential to be historic in nature.  He said residents have to be prepared in the event there is major flooding and loss of ...

PA Implements Prison Reform

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New prison reform laws signed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett are aimed at reducing costs at state penitentiaries and reducing recidivism. The crux of the bipartisan plan is to move inmates from state prisons to county lock-ups. On average, it ...

NY, PA Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services to closely monitor the progress of Hurricane Sandy and prepare for its potential storm impacts. Cuomo says he learned the last time around ...

PA Legislation Tackles Alcohol Offenses

10.25.12 | Jeremy Miller

A bill that raises maximum fines in Pennsylvania for alcohol offenses, and awaits the governor's anticipated signature, could generate an estimated $6 million in new annual revenue spread across Pennsylvania municipalities. The legislation would ...

Sandusky Moved To Different State Prison

10.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Jerry Sandusky became a state prison inmate Tuesday with his transfer out of the Centre County jail, his home since his conviction in June. The 68-year-old former Penn State Assistant coach is settling in at the state correctional institute at Camp ...

Deer Leaps Over Bed At Hotel Room In Lancaster, PA

10.23.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was a wakeup call they hadn't bargained for. A Pennsylvania couple was asleep when a deer jumped through their hotel window, and over their bed. They were staying at an Econolodge in Lancaster, P.A. when they awoke a little before midnight to ...

P.A. Lawmakers Wrap Up 2012

10.23.12 |

Pennsylvania's legislative session is done until January. How did it go? Lawmakers think they did well. They passed 371 bills, compared to 226 the previous session; and approved the second consecutive no-tax increase, on-time budget. They passed an ...

Paul Ryan Stomps In PA

10.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Paul Ryan made a brief stop in Pennsylvania. It was brief, but noteworthy. The Republican 'number two' spoke to an enthsiastic crowd of 500 at a hangar near the Pittsburgh airport Saturday, mentioning the importance of coal mining and jobs. He also ...

Pennsylvania Logs Second Highest Student Debt In The Nation

10.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Student loan debt hit a record high 27-thousand dollars per graduate, a study out this week showed. And apparently, Pennsylvania has the second highest student debt load in the nation. Keystone state students left campus with 29-thousand-959 ...

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