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Texas Governor Rick Perry Challenges Governor Cuomo to Debate

04.23.14 | FL News Team

Texas governor Rick Perry challenged Governor Andrew Cuomo to a public debate over tax policy, while praising Cuomo's recent support of charter schools, during a radio interview with Fred Dicker on Tuesday.Perry is in New York City to kick off a ...

Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Unfair Pay and Treatment

04.23.14 | FL News Team

 Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual ...

Penn State Responds to Affirmative Action Ruling

04.23.14 | Terry Diener

 An affirmative action-related Supreme Court ruling that came down Tuesday morning will likely have little effect on Pennsylvania’s largest institution of higher education, as Penn State contends it doesn’t use race-related factors ...

Governor Corbett Seeks Quicker Ruling in Same Sex Marriage Case

04.23.14 | FL News Team

 Governor Tom Corbett is now asking a federal judge to decide a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage without a trial. Corbett's administration, which is defending the law's constitutionality, made the ...

Deputy Uses Narcan to Save Man from Heroin Overdose

04.22.14 | FL News Team

Members of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office Highway Patrol Division recently used the drug Naloxone to save the life of a 25-year-old who had reportedly overdosed on heroin.The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a woman on ...

GOP Seeks NY Comptroller Candidate

04.22.14 | FL News Team

The state Republican Party appears to have its candidates for governor and attorney general, but remains unable to find a candidate for state comptroller. With less than a month before the party’s nominating convention in Westchester County, ...

Clearfield County Residents Challenge EPA Over Gas Well

04.22.14 | Terry Diener

Widespread concerns about earthquakes and drinking water contamination have caused more than 50 Clearfield County residents to mount a novel challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's permitting of a deep injection well for shale gas ...

Plaintives Seek Immdediate Decision in Same-Sex Marriage Case

04.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The plaintiffs in a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage are changing strategy and now asking a federal judge to make an immediate decision in their case. Civil rights lawyers representing a widow, 11 couples and ...

Pennsylvania Pa Gov. to Investigate Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Dodging Inspections

04.21.14 | Bob Price

Documents from an abortion center in Allentown have prompted state officials to investigate whether the center may be dodging unannounced state inspections. A Planned Parenthood in Allentown allegedly rescheduled abortion procedures after finding ...

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

04.21.14 | Bob Price

“Just Do It” has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York’s Common Core standardized English tests. Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers ...

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