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More utility crews from NY are headed to Puerto Rico

11.14.17 | Bob Price

Crew members will help in the power restoration effort, two months after Hurricane Maria decimated so much of the island. Governor Cuomo says it's wrong for the federal government to pull out of Puerto Rico. Yesterday, the three-star general...

4 million U.S. households have children living in them with unsafe levels of lead

11.10.17 | Bob Price

Whether it's in the water or in the paint, experts say lead can cause serious health problems. Erie County, New York Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein says the brain toxin "could effect brain development" especially for children under...

A candle-light vigil was held last night in NYC on the bike path of the recent terror attack

11.03.17 | Bob Price

One attendee says, "We're going to heal and unite.  That's why we're here: empathy, love, and strength." President Trump is once again calling for the death penalty for the 29 year-old suspect, Sayfullo Saipov.  He told Fox News last...

Governor Cuomo is sending power crews from throughout the Empire State to Puerto Rico

10.30.17 | Bob Price

This after the U.S. territory rescinded a $300 million contract with a Montana-based energy supplier. 70% of Puerto Rico still has no power more than a month after Hurricane Maria. The hope is that power will be fully restored on the island by...

Pressure mounts for Trump to take a closer look at his drug czar nominee

10.17.17 | Bob Price

The extra heat comes after a Washington Post / "60 Minutes" investigation into opiod abuse. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says "confirming Rep. Marino as our nation's drig scar is like putting a wold in charge of the hen...

Students are gathering at athletic fields to challenge peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus

10.13.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

High schools students hosted Fields of Faith events this week near Atlanta, Georgia and in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The student-led functions allow students to share the gospel with the masses. Last year, there were 519 Fields of Faith events...

A special election will be held in PA to fill the seat left vacant by Rep. Tim Murphy

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The representative was forced into early retirement because of a scandal. Republicans are hopeful they can hold the seat in the Pittsburgh suburbs. That district voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last year, but Democrats outnumber...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is taking aim at the gun industry in the wake of the mass shooting

10.03.17 | Bill Price

The senator from New York says Congress "is too weak and too cowardly to stand up to the gun industry." The liberal Democrat said Monday, "We must take gun violence as seriously as we take the threat of terrorism." Gun rights groups argue no...

NY's governor thinks the president should spend more time focused on hurricane recovery

09.26.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo says he's disgusted that the nation is obsessed with the controversy between Mr. Trump and NFL players in regards to not standing for the National Anthem. Puerto Ricans are facing life-and-death situations following Hurricane...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will make an appearance in Harrisburg to talk about opiod addiction

09.22.17 | Terry Diener

Sessions is scheduled to appear in the seventh floor conference room of the Harrisburg federal building and courthouse. A statement from federal court said Sessions will "give remarks to law enforcement about the opioid epidemic." Earlier this...

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