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Pennsylvania Forces Dentists To Carry New, Expensive Insurance... It'll Affect Your Bill

07.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A trip to the dentist is likely going to cost more in Pennsylvania next month.  The Keystone State has become the tenth state to force dentists to carry malpractice insurance.  The bill takes effect next month.  Proponents of the law ...

Prison Reform Law In P.A. Leaves Out One Important Detail

07.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Prison reform became law on Thursday in Pennsylvania. Sort of. Governor Tom Corbett signed Senate Bill 100 into law. It diverts nonviolent, addicted offenders from state prison by treating their addition issues at a local level. It sounds simple, ...

NY, PA Sweltering In Volcanic Heat Today

07.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York and Pennsylvania could break a few heat records today. More then a thousand records have been broken just in the last couple of days nationwide, and both the Empire and Keystone States are poised to hit the mid 90's, with a heat index ...

Not As Many People Are Able To Vote In P.A. As Previously Thought

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania says more then 758-thousand voters don't have a legal i.d. to vote. It leaves their ability to cast a ballot in November in doubt, unless they have another acceptable form of identification. The number is based on Penndot voter ...

Scranton Wants Joe Biden To Pay For His Visit

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's tough on a town to get a Vice Presidential visit. Cash-strapped Scranton says it will bill the Obama/Biden campaign for costs stemming from Vice President Joe Biden's visit Tuesday. Biden's visit to his boyhood home came at a time when the ...

Productivity Is Down For Those Who Went Back To Work Today

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you notice not as many people are at work today, you aren't alone. With the 4th of July holiday in the middle of the week, there are a lot of people taking the opportunity for a longer weekend. And experts say those who did go back may not be ...

P.A. High School Lists Itself on Ebay To Raise Cash

07.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Forget the bake sales. One Pennsylvania high school is hoping to raise cash by auctioning itself off on Ebay. Bidding began at 600-thousand-dollars. It reads "one pre-owned, but extremely successful public high school in Langhorne, Pennsylvania." ...

The Lowdown On Travel & Firework Safety For NY, PA On The 4th Of July

07.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then 42-million Americans are hitting the road over this 4th of July holiday week. Triple-A is projecting travel over the next 10 days will tie the record for the highest volume in the past decade. It's because the fourth falls on a Wednesday, ...

NY, PA In For Some Serious Heat This Weekend

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Twenty-two states have heat warnings and advisories today. Blistering, potentially dangerous heat in a hundred major cities today-- including Saint Louis, where it will be 108 degrees without the heat index. Chicago hit 100 degrees for the first ...

Making Sense of The President's Healthcare Reform Law

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

What does the new law mean for you? The ruling affects virtually every American. You must be insured, or as of 2014, you'll be fined. It's 285-dollars for a family of four the first year. By 2015, it goes up to 975-dollars. And by 2016, it's ...

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