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  • Pennsylvania Businesses Hope Drop in Gas Prices Increases Profits

    Pennsylvania Businesses Hope Drop in Gas Prices Increases Profits
    As gas prices continue to take a dive, Central Pennsylvania businesses that rely on gas to fuel their bottom line are approaching summer months with reserved optimism.  In Dauphin County, Premiere #1 Limousine Services has seen an increase in business...
  • Update: One Killed in Seven Car Crash on I-81

    Update: One Killed in Seven Car Crash on I-81
    Update: Pennsylvania State Police have released more information on the deadly crash on I-81 this afternoon. The tractor trailer in the accident was driving at a high rate of speed, when the vehicle in front of it had to slow down. The driver of the...
  • Church Reopens After Devastating Arson

    Church Reopens After Devastating Arson
    A church in Dauphin County is reopening its doors after a devastating fire destroyed the building in the Spring of 2011. Members say this is a blessing, not only to expand their church, but also their congregation. Evan Donnelly, 26, of Albany, New York,...
  • What's Next Following Guilty Verdicts in Jerry Sandusky Case

    What's Next Following Guilty Verdicts in Jerry Sandusky Case
    Some members of the Pennsylvania State University community are optimistic the guilty verdicts in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case will be key to helping the them move forward from a scandal that rocked the campus and tainted the university’s...
  • Tougher Provisions For Teacher Background Checks

    Tougher Provisions For Teacher Background Checks
    A new Pennsylvania law has tougher provisions to protect children from teachers with serious criminal backgrounds. This law, Act 24 of 2011, was passed recently. The hearing was scheduled before the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, but State Senator...
  • Governor Names Receiver for Harrisburg -City Council Majority Responds

    Governor Names Receiver for Harrisburg -City Council Majority Responds
    Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary C. Alan Walker, under the direction of Governor Tom Corbett, filed a petition today with the Commonwealth Court to appoint David Unkovic as the receiver for the distressed City of...
  • Trouble in Toyland: Annual Survey Finds Toxic Toys on Store Shelves

    Trouble in Toyland: Annual Survey Finds Toxic Toys on Store Shelves
    Just days before the official start of the holiday shopping season the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group released its 26th annual report on this year’s most dangerous toys. The products range from small choking hazards like plastic...
  • PA House Passes Bill Allowing "In God We Trust" License Plates

    PA House Passes Bill Allowing "In God We Trust" License Plates
    The State House unanimously approved a bill that would allow a new specialty license plate reading "In God We Trust."  Representative John Payne of Dauphin County says he created the bill after someone living in his district sent him a photo of a plate in...
  • State AG Says Privatizing Liquor Sales Is Bad Idea

    State AG Says Privatizing Liquor Sales Is Bad Idea
    Auditor General Jack Wagner said Tuesday that he could not support proposed legislation to privatize the state’s liquor stores because it is a bad deal for both taxpayers and consumers. Wagner said that the Department of the Auditor General’s...
  • Auditor General Jack Wagner Gives Liquor Privatization A Thumbs Down

    Auditor General Jack Wagner Gives Liquor Privatization A Thumbs Down
    State Representative Mike Turzai wants to make the sale of liquor in Pennsylvania private, with his House Bill 11. But Auditor General Jack Wagner says if it isn't broke, why fix it? " This proposal is to sell an asset that has worked well and has...
  • 3 Sue To Prevent State Take-over of Harrisburg

    3 Sue To Prevent State Take-over of Harrisburg
    Three Harrisburg citizens filed a civil-rights action Thursday in United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Civil Action No. 1:11-CV-2288 alleges that Senate Bill 1151, amending Act 47, violates their federal right to due...
  • Dauphin County based National Guard unit returns home

    Dauphin County based National Guard unit returns home
    Family and friends welcomed home 150 members of the 131st Transportation Company of the Pennsylvania National Guard Saturday, after a year-long deployment in Afghanistan. The unit is based in Williamstown in North Dauphin County. Spc. Lori Ahner and...