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The Bellefonte Borough Council held a special meeting yesterday to vote on the fate of the historic Garman Theatre. WPSU's Kate Lao Shaffner reports the council approved demolition of the Garman in a 5-4 vote.
Nov. 5 is Election Day. WPSU’s Kate Lao Shaffner reports voters are NOT required to show an ID to vote.
The conversations you’ve been hearing from Story Corps Ag Progress Days were recorded at a unique museum. The Pasto Agricultural Museum’s “collection” is made up of farming implements from a time when horse power referred to how many animals you hooked up to a piece of equipment. WPSU’s Emily Reddy visited the Pasto during the recent…
Historian Lou Bernard leads a walking ghost tour through Lock Haven. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports.
Pennsylvania native Dan McNichol is traveling around America in partnership with CASE Construction to highlight the country’s ailing infrastructure in a project he’s calling “Dire States.” The clincher? He’s driving the 10,000 miles in a 1949 Hudson Commodore. WPSU’s Kate Lao Shaffner reports he stopped in State College this week to speak at an event with…
Scientists who do research in Antarctica are feeling the effects of the US government shutdown. That includes researchers from Penn State, could lose a whole season’s worth of work studying glacier melt and climate change. Dr. Sridhar Anandakrishnan teaches in the Geosciences Department at Penn State. WPSU’s Emily Reddy talked with him about the effects of…
The health insurance exchanges, that are part of the Affordable Care Act, opened for business on Tuesday. WPSU’s Kristine Allen reports that Penn State Extension has created a website, designed to provide a broad range of information about the health care law
Penn State announced today that employees who take part in the Take Care of Your Health Initiative will receive a cash reward. WPSU’s Kate Lao Shaffner reports.
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