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Panel Looks At Cost Of College In Pennsylvania

06.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A panel is holding hearings across the state this month on the high cost of college in Pennsylvania. Today, a community college student, the provost at a Catholic university and the chairman of a veterans program will testify in Philadelphia. ...

Pennsylvania Changes Drilling Rules If You're Drilling Under Water

06.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Gas companies may drill on your land and the cash could go to the state of Pennsylvania, because of a new policy. Gas companies use horizontal drilling to get at the Marcellus Shale. But in some cases, they're actually extracting from below a ...

Geneva College in P.A. Joins Lawsuit On Obama Concraceptive Mandate

05.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Geneva College in western Pennsylvania has joined a class action lawsuit filed by 40 groups in a dozen states, challenging the controversial birth-control mandate in the federal health-care law. The mandate stipulates that faith-based employers ...

Student Athletes In P.A. Could Be Benched If They Appear To Have Heart Trouble

05.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed a law Wednesday that will require student athletes, parents, and coaches to be educated about symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart stops beating suddenly and ...

Storms Cause Hail The Size of Tennis Balls

05.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Storms ravaged New York and Pennsylvania last night-- causing car wrecks, sending lightening through homes, and flash flooding. The National Weather Service will be sending out teams to fan both states today, checking for evidence of tornados. ...

P.A.'s Highest Court To Hear Case On Text Message Evidence

05.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will decide if text messages are admissible evidence in a courtroom. The state's highest court has agreed to hear arguments in the case of a central Pennsylvania woman convicted of drug offenses, largely on the ...

Want The Government To Watch You? Use These Words Online...

05.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

'Mail Online' did a story over the weekend of hundreds of words you want to avoid using online, if you don't want the government spying on you. They list includes words like pork, cloud, and Mexico. The agency says it may track you if you use those ...

Gas Prices Drop For A Twelfth Straight Day, Just In Time for Memorial Day

05.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Reports of 5-dollar a gallon gasoline by Memorial Day proved to be greatly exaggerated.  Triple-A reports the price of a gallon of gas fell another 4-tenths of a cent overnight. That's the 12th straight day prices fell. It's good news for ...

The Ticks Are Hungry This Year In NY, PA

05.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Insect experts are warning people living in New York and Pennsylvania about an abundance of ticks this spring. Each year, thousands of people get Lyme disease, but this year is expected to be worse.  It's because the acorn crop was small this ...

Sandusky Scandal Focus of Documentary

05.24.12 | Jeremy Miller

          A documentary is in the works on the Penn State child abuse scandal. A&E Indiefilms is producing "Happy Valley," a movie about the former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who goes ...

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