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Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Marijuana In Pennsylvania

02.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to legalize marijuana in the Keystone state, and remove all threats of criminal prosecution. Senator Daylin Leach says "we'd only legalize it for people over 21. It would, in fact, only treat marijuana almost exactly ...

Trustee Wants Penn State Investigation Of Sandusky Reopened

02.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A Penn State trustee has called on the board to take a second look at the Freeh report. That's the school's investigation into the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. Trustee Alvin Clemens said the critique released by Joe Paterno's family raises ...

New Jerry Sandusky Report Out Today Disputes Freeh Report

02.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Late Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno's wife Sue will give an interview today, refuting the findings of the Freeh report that tarnished the Paterno name. She will tell Katie Couric "we have five children and seventeen grandchildren, our lives ...

Man Behind Firing Of Joe Paterno Is Leaving

02.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Penn State trustee who fired football coach Joe Paterno over the phone has announced he is leaving the board. John Surma was vice chairman of the board of trustees when he told Paterno that he was being ousted as Penn State's head coach after ...

Parts Of NY To Chart 6-12 Inches of Snow; 1-3 Inches for PA

02.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

This system is actually two systems melding together. The storm from the west has already entered western New York. The storm from the south is in southeastern Pennsylvania, and both will mesh right over the Family Life listening area. It starts as ...

PA Hospital Allows Parents To Watch Their NICU Babies On A Smartphone

02.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A hospital in the LeHigh Valley of Pennsylvania has set up a camera that lets parents see their intensive care babies from home. BabyCam is a new technology at LeHigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township, and it lets parents remotely view live ...

PA's Latest Budget Out: Gas Prices Could Sock You

02.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveiled his budget yesterday. The 28 billion dollar budget doesn't raise the personal income tax or state sales tax, but you could pay more for gas. Corbett wants to increase the wholesale tax gasoline stations ...

PA Has New Veterans' License Plates

02.05.13 |

Pennsylvanians can display their support for military veterans with a new specialized license plate authorized by a state law enacted last year. The "Honoring Our Veterans" plate costs $35, and nearly half that amount will go to a trust fund run by ...

P.A. College Professors Poised To Avert A Strike

02.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

55-hundred Pennsylvania college professors are getting closer to a deal on a contract. It means there may not be a strike. Early Sunday morning, negotiators for Pennsylvania's state university system and the professors union said they reached a ...

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 ...

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