FLN News Articles

PA Not so Business Friendly

08.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A survey of more than 12,000 small business owners by a California nonprofit gave Pennsylvania some of the worst grades in the country in business friendliness. the Keystone state earned a D in overall friendliness to small businesses, placing it ...

Corbett, NCAA Request More Time In Sex-Abuse Settlement

08.08.14 | Terry Diener

Lawyers for the NCAA, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and others involved in a lawsuit about the Penn State penalties over child sex abuse by Jerry Sandusky are asking a judge to give them a month to work on a possible ...

Corbett Encourages Holocaust Education

08.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

House Bill 1424 allows public schools in Pennsylvania to offer instruction in the Holocaust, as well as other forms of genocide and human rights violations. If a school chooses to provide instruction in this subject area, the instruction must be ...

Wording Challenged on NY Ballots

08.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Along with a full slate of candidates for state offices, New York voters in November will be asked to weigh in on 3 ballot proposals: two that would change the state constitution and a third that would allow the state to borrow money for schools. ...

"Speed Week" Ups Highway Patrols

08.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State Police have started a week-long campaign targeting speeding and aggressive driving. You'll see more state troopers and unmarked police patrol cars on highways. Last year, 25-thousand tickets were issued in a week.

Man accused of Killing NYS Trooper Indicted

08.07.14 | Bob Price

The Florida man accused of intentionally killing New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner in May was indicted Wednesday. 60 year-old Almond Upton faces 11 charges, including first-degree murder. A Broome County Grand Jury says there is evidence ...

NY releases Half of Common Core Exam Questions

08.07.14 | Bob Price

New York education officials have released half of the questions from this years' common core math and English exams.... five months after critics complained they were confusing and loaded with brand name references that looked like product ...

Corbett bails out Philly Schools

08.07.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is advancing the states' largest public school system... $265 million to avoid a delay in the start of the school year. Cash-strapped Philadelphia says the money won't guarantee classes will start on time. ...

Cuomo Challenger heads to Court

08.07.14 | Bob Price

New York City law professor Zephyr Teachout is headed to court today to defend her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Governor claims teachout hasn't lived in New York long enough to be on next month's Democratic Primary ballot. Teachout ...

Marcellus Shale gas production soars

08.06.14 |

Federal energy experts say Marcellus Shale natural gas production has hit an all-time high. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says that production from Pennsylvania and West Virginia totaled about 15 billion cubic feet per day in July. ...

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