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Tom Corbett To Give His Budget Address Tuesday

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It's the number the Keystone state waits for each year: Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett gives his third budget address tomorrow. We know that the plight of Pennsylvania schools will dominate some of the dialogue, but many of the details are still ...

20 Inches Of Snow For WNY, WPA

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Lake effect snow continues for western Pennsylvania and western New York. Folks in southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Alleghany counties are seeing as much as 10 to 20 inches of snow by tonight. Orleans county is getting 4 to 8 inches. The ...

Corbett's Son In Law on Leave

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's son in law, a Philadelphia narcotics police officer, is under investigation by the FBI and police internal affairs. The governor said Thursday he was "concerned." Gerald Gibson was placed on leave, but no details ...

Wind Moves Rain Out; Snow In For NY, PA; 25-thousand Without Power

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Winds were clocked at 39 miles an hour in Hornell, New York, 34 in Waverly, 39 miles an hour in Penn Yann, and 28 miles an hour in Binghamton. There are High Wind Warnings in place until 5 p.m. As this front passes through, there is snow right ...

PA Voter ID Law Being Discussed By Lawmakers Today

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

State lawmakers will hold a hearing in Philadelphia this morning on Pennsylvania's controversial voter id law, the one that requires you to flash an id to vote. The law went into effect last March, but it was suspended for the November election. ...

One Sandusky Appeal Down, More Likely to Come

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Jerry Sandusky's latest attempt for a new trial is unsuccessful. Sandusky lawyers claimed they didn't have enough time to prepare for his first trial. Those motions were all denied by a Pennsylvania judge who said more time wouldn't have changed ...

Penn State Implements The Majority Of Louis Freeh's Recommendations

01.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State has completed 75 of the 119 recommendations to strengthen university policies following the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal, the ones recommended by former FBI Director Louis Freeh last summer. The college says it's upped campus ...

State Pension Changes Looming In Pennsylvania

01.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is likely to ask that future state pensions get cut when he presents his budget next week. His top budget chief, Charles Zogby, told a press club that deep cuts in education are inevitable unless the rising cost of ...

The Marcellus Shale Gas Boom Can Now Be Viewed From Outer Space

01.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Oil companies at the heart of the U.S. Shale oil boom are burning off enough gas to power all the homes in Chicago and Washington combined. There is actually so much gas being drilled that some of it is being flared off. In North Dakota, flare ...

PA University Allowed To Keep Morning After Pill Vending Machines

01.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S Food and Drug Administration says it has finished its investigation, and it won't take any regulatory action against a vending machine at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania that dispenses the morning-after birth control pill; a pill ...

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