Jeff Brady http://kgou.org en Pa. Hospital Sees Gun Fight Between Psychiatrist And Patient http://kgou.org/post/pa-hospital-sees-gun-fight-between-psychiatrist-and-patient <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Pa.+Hospital+Sees+Gun+Fight+Between+Psychiatrist+And+Patient&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5ODMwMDEyMjg3NjMzMTE1ZjE2MA001)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 34146 at http://kgou.org Leased Solar Panels Can Cast A Shadow Over A Home's Value http://kgou.org/post/leased-solar-panels-can-cast-shadow-over-homes-value Installing solar panels on a house to generate electricity often costs $20,000 or more, and many homeowners have turned to leasing programs to avoid those upfront costs. But most leases are for 20 years, and that can present problems if someone wants to sell the house before the lease is completed.<p>Peter Auditore of El Granada, Calif., was happy with the leased solar panels he installed a few years back. When he decided to sell, he found a buyer who also appreciated the environmental benefits of solar panels. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:31:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 33382 at http://kgou.org Leased Solar Panels Can Cast A Shadow Over A Home's Value Safety Changes Are Small Comfort When Oil Trains Pass http://kgou.org/post/safety-changes-are-small-comfort-when-oil-trains-pass A fiery oil train derailment in Canada killed 47 people a year ago, prompting regulators and railroads in the U.S. to make changes. Some who live near where oil trains travel are still worried, though.<p><strong></strong>Amy Roe with the Delaware chapter of the Sierra Club lives not far from where tank cars transport and store crude oil. Roe wishes the country would move away from fossil fuels faster. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 22:50:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 32719 at http://kgou.org Safety Changes Are Small Comfort When Oil Trains Pass Report: Jerry Sandusky Case Was Unnecessarily Delayed http://kgou.org/post/report-jerry-sandusky-case-was-unnecessarily-delayed Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>A new report is calling into question how the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse investigation was handled. Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant football coach, was convicted of sexually assaulting 10 boys. Now, Pennsylvania's attorney general says Sandusky could have been brought to justice sooner. NPR's Jeff Brady has this story.<p>JEFF BRADY, BYLINE: Reports that Jerry Sandusky was abusing children at circulated for years. So when he was arrested in 2011, Kathleen Kane had this question.<p>KATHLEEN KANE: What took so long? Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:57:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 31956 at http://kgou.org Philly Schools Teeter On Brink Of Layoffs, Struggling For Funding http://kgou.org/post/philly-schools-teeter-brink-layoffs-struggling-funding Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>And I'm Melissa Block. Once again, one of the most troubled school districts in the country is sounding alarm bells over funding. The head of the Philadelphia school district says he needs almost $100 million, and even that, he says, would just maintain a status quo he calls inadequate. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:06:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 31528 at http://kgou.org EPA Lays Out Centerpiece To Obama's Climate Change Policy http://kgou.org/post/epa-lays-out-centerpiece-obamas-climate-change-policy The Obama administration is announcing new pollution standards Monday. The rules, key elements of President Obama's climate change policy, may decide the fate of coal-fired power plants in the U.S. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 20:59:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 30521 at http://kgou.org EPA To Propose Rules To Deeply Cut Power Plant Emissions http://kgou.org/post/epa-propose-rules-deeply-cut-power-plant-emissions On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency will propose rules to regulate the amount of carbon pollution existing facilities can release. The EPA reportedly is seeking a 30 percent cut. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:11:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 30474 at http://kgou.org Pa. Democrats Aim For Spot To Challenge GOP Governor http://kgou.org/post/pa-democrats-aim-spot-challenge-gop-governor Pennsylvania is among six states holding primary elections Tuesday. Gov. Tom Corbett is unchallenged in the GOP primary, but the general election is a different story.<p>Corbett is considered one of the nation's most vulnerable incumbents right now, and a crowded field of Democrats is lined up in hopes of replacing him.<p>In his first term, Corbett apparently failed to wow Pennsylvania voters; his poll numbers remain consistently low. Mon, 19 May 2014 07:27:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 29520 at http://kgou.org Pa. Democrats Aim For Spot To Challenge GOP Governor Keystone Pipeline Dispute Muddles The Path Forward On Energy Bill http://kgou.org/post/keystone-pipeline-dispute-muddles-path-forward-energy-bill Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>The fight over the Keystone XL oil pipeline has stalled progress on an unrelated bill in the U.S. Senate. Republicans want to attach a series of amendments, including approval for the pipeline to a bill about energy efficiency. But Democratic leader Harry Reid says the Keystone vote ought to be separate. And as NPR's Jeff Brady reports, the disagreement leaves the energy efficiency bill in limbo.<p>JEFF BRADY, BYLINE: It's been seven years since the last big energy bill passed through Congress and became law. Thu, 08 May 2014 20:54:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 28856 at http://kgou.org Senate May Bypass White House And Approve Keystone XL Pipeline http://kgou.org/post/senate-may-bypass-white-house-and-approve-keystone-xl-pipeline The Senate is expected to vote soon on the controversial pipeline. Supporters introduced the bill after the White House put its approval process on hold indefinitely because of a legal dispute. Mon, 05 May 2014 09:21:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 28589 at http://kgou.org