President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.
Family friendly guide to the “Sweetest Place on Earth,” Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Here’s what you need to know for Sunday.
High winds are affecting a wide stretch of the upper Midwest, from Minnesota to western Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service says sustained winds Tuesday afternoon will top 30 mph, with gusts reaching 45 to 50 mph.
The hackers who stole millions of credit and debit card numbers from Target may have used a Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration business as the back door to get in. Fazio Mechanical Services Inc., a contractor that does business with Target, issued a statement Thursday saying it was the victim of a “sophisticated cyberattack operation,” just like Target.
A western Pennsylvania credit union is suing Target Corp. for the cost of reissuing debit cards to about 75 customers whose account information was compromised by computer hackers who stole 40 million credit and debit card numbers from the retailer’s customers.
The University of Minnesota men’s hockey team completed a sweep of Penn State in Big Ten hockey action Monday night with a 5-2 victory in University Park, Pa. The Gophers, ranked No. 1 in the country, improved to 5-0-1 in league play.
The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
If you live in one of the Great Lakes states or Ontario, Wayne State University says you can pay only a bit more than the undergraduate tuition for Michigan residents.
Fifteen teachers from five states are spending the week on Lake Ontario as part of a research program. The teachers, from elementary to high school, are aboard the Lake Guardian, a research vessel operated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
A Coon Rapids woman is in serious condition Sunday night after surviving a bus crash that killed two people and an unborn baby.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.
Pennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states’ electorate.
Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Mike Turzai gives away true intent of Republicans’ new voter ID laws.
The media did a hack-job on a political story to make a politician on “the right” look stupid.
For the fifth time in four months, fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker has been switched to another prison. Hecker, 59, was recently moved to the U.S. Penitentiary in Canaan, Pa.
A Twin Cities attorney, who’s had success in similar sexual abuse cases, is now involved in the Penn State scandal.
In eight days, the University of Minnesota volleyball team travels to Pennsylvania to open up its season.
Hennepin County authorities have identified the man and girl who drowned in a Plymouth swimming pool earlier this week.
The memorial garden and Walk of Remembrance in eastern Pennsylvania serves as a focal point for those whose lives were scarred in the 9/11 terror attacks.
A western Pennsylvania woman filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Target Corp. and its law firm over the discount department store chain’s debt collection practices, saying false affidavits were used to go after customers who allegedly owed money to a subsidiary bank that issues the store’s credit cards.
A former judge is sentenced to prison for a cash for kids scandal in Pennsylvania, and one victims mom is there to express her anger.
Did you see the video of Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell wondering if we’ve become a “nation of wussies”? We’ve got the link.
First Ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush were at a memorial service at the Flight 93 Temporary Memorial outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania