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Debate Reignites Over Fireworks

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

A bill passed the legislature legalizing sparklers and other small fireworks.

Commissioners Optimistic About Finances, but Controller Concerned

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

The Cambria County commissioners got an update on county finances Thursday morning as the 2012 audit was presented. The report shows the county was able to save about $2.4 million last year. It's a clean report according to the auditing company, ...

Special Ambulance

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

Obesity is a major problem both in Western New York and in the United States. In New York State, 24.5 percent of adults are overweight or obese. The numbers are worse in WNY, where 37.5 percent of adults are considered overweight, and 24.7 percent ...

Hobby Lobby Can Challenge Health Laws

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

In a health care decision giving hope to opponents of the federal birth-control coverage mandate, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Hobby Lobby stores won't have to start paying millions of dollars in fines next week for not complying ...

Clarification on What Institutions Qualify as Charities

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

The state House of Representatives has approved an effort to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to clarify that lawmakers, not judges, may decide what kinds of institutions qualify as charities and can escape paying certain taxes.

Most Polluted Beach

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

There is a nationally ranked beach right in Rochester's backyard, but not in a good way.

New 911 Regional System Connects Nine 911 Call Centers

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

Nine counties in Western Pennsylvania are among the first counties in the state to join a 911 regional system.

Grant Money to Make NY Safer

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

More than $13 million in grants is intended to make New York safer.

Panel Endorses Change in Public Pension System

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

A state House panel has endorsed legislation to switch Pennsylvania's major public pension systems to 401(k)-style plan for new hires.

Legislative Leaders Still Undecided on PA Budget

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

Pennsylvania's Republican lawmakers continue to try to iron out differences over fellow Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's three major legislative priorities as the days tick down until their summer break.

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