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  • PA BUDGET BILL PASSES IN HOUSE, NOW OFF TO SENATE

    PA BUDGET BILL PASSES IN HOUSE, NOW OFF TO SENATE

    Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania’s budget bill for this year is on its way to the State Senate for consideration after the House of Representatives passed it by a vote of 188-10. The $32.7 billion spending plan increases growth by 1.7 percent, which is below the rate of inflation (2.13 percent). …Read More »
  • BROOKVILLE MAN ALLEGEDLY STOLE CAR, CELL PHONE, MONEY

    BROOKVILLE MAN ALLEGEDLY STOLE CAR, CELL PHONE, MONEY

    Brookville, PA – A Brookville man allegedly stole a car, a cell phone, and money from a woman in Brookville. 21-year-old Jacob Keesecker is facing felony theft charges and other related charges. The victim called police on June 9 to report that her car had been taken sometime between 3 …Read More »
  • LYME DISEASE ON THE RISE: HOW TO PREVENT TICKS

    LYME DISEASE ON THE RISE: HOW TO PREVENT TICKS

    Pennsylvania – Lyme Disease is on the rise for kids in Western Pennsylvania. A study from Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh says that only five kids had confirmed cases of Lyme Disease in 2003, but that number had grown to 285 by 2013. The infections continue to increase, and one doctor …Read More »
  • PENN STATE DUBOIS STUDENTS PLANT TREES AT FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL

    PENN STATE DUBOIS STUDENTS PLANT TREES AT FLIGHT 93 MEMORIAL

    DuBOIS – This spring, Penn State DuBois was the first university to participate in the inaugural Alternative Break Service Program at Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Although this is the first time the Memorial has hosted an Alternative Break program, students in the Penn State DuBois Wildlife Technology …Read More »
  • SUMMER SOLSTICE: THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR

    SUMMER SOLSTICE: THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR

    Pennsylvania – It’s the longest day of the year and the official start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere… the Summer Solstice. So why do we have seasons? It’s all due to the Earth’s axis. The Earth sits at a slight tilt instead of perfectly upright in alignment with the …Read More »

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