March 30, 2012 RSS feed / State

A prescription for distraction?

READING (AP) — Smartphones, iPads and other portable communications devices can put medical journals, patient records and test results at doctors’ fingertips.  More...

Towns sue state over Marcellus Shale law

HARRISBURG (AP) — A group including seven municipalities Thursday sued the state of Pennsylvania over its new law regulating the rapid growth of natural gas exploration, saying among other things that it unconstitutionally takes away the power More...

Judge delays Sandusky sex abuse trial by three weeks

HARRISBURG (AP) — A judge overseeing former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse case on Thursday delayed the start of the trial by three weeks to early June, and prosecutors filed a lengthy court docume More...

CEO of insurer Highmark charged with assault

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A major insurance company’s chief executive officer is facing charges of simple assault and defiant trespass relating to a fight with the husband of an employee with whom he was having an affair.  Highmark Inc. More...

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