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AG Kane to Return to Work

11.14.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has been cleared to return to work by her doctors after the car accident last month that left her with a concussion. A statement released Thursday by her department says Kane is still experiencing a ...

Frein Charged with Terrorism During Thursday Hearing

11.14.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania alleged killer, charged in the shooting death of one state trooper and the severe wounding of another now faces terrorism charges for trying to spark an armed revolution against the government. 31 year old Eric Frein was hit with ...

Cuomo Urged to Pass Minimum Wage Hike

11.13.14 | FL News Team

Supporters of a higher minimum wage want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to push the issue in a lame-duck legislative session before Republicans take control of the state Senate next year. Experts say, proposals to boost the wage to $10.10 an hour ...

Saratoga County Civillian Video Raises Questions of Police Surveillance

11.13.14 | FL News Team

The case of former Saratoga County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Shawn Glans, who resigned after a video of a confrontation with two civilians drew national attention, has sparked conversation about how police are held accountable.The video in ...

Attorney General Kane Announces Punishments in Email Scandal

11.13.14 | Terry Diener

In a statement, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she had identified 61 workers who either sent or received e-mails containing inappropriate content over the last 18 months. Four were fired, two will be fired and another two ...

PA Senator Pileggi Voted Out as Majority Leader

11.13.14 | Terry Diener

The state Senate took a conservative turn Wednesday when Republicans ousted Senator Dominic Pileggi, one of the chamber's more moderate voices, as majority leader. After eight years as leader, Pileggi lost a challenge from Senator Jake Corman, the ...

NY Launches Hiring Website for Vets

11.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Empire state has launched a new online portal that will provide veterans the tools they need to connect with temporary employment opportunities offered by the state. The website enables job seekers to upload resumes and designate geographic ...

Business Owners Fined Over Same Sex Ceremony

11.12.14 | Bob Price

The Owners of Liberty Ridge Farms near Albany are appealing the August ruling by the Division of Human Rights. It says Robert and Cynthia Gifford violated New York's anti-discrimination law by refusing to host a same-sex wedding on their private ...

Trooper Injured in Blooming Grove Ambush is Hospitalized

11.12.14 | Terry Diener

A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot and wounded by a sniper two months ago has been taken to a hospital in New York City. The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports that an ambulance transported Trooper Alex Douglass to the Hospital for ...

PA GOP Considers Dividing Electoral Votes

11.12.14 | Bob Price

Republicans in the General Assembly in Harrisburg are flirting with the idea of divvying up electoral votes based on congressional districts - and doing away with the "winner takes all" approach to deciding presidential elections. This process ...

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