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"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.

Wegman's Fruit Recall Extended

08.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A fruit recall announced in July that affected nectarines, peaches and plums sold at Wegman's, Trader Joe's Sam's Club and Walmart initially covered fruit packed between June 1st to June 12th. They just announced the recall from Wawona Packing ...

Dangerous "Giant Hogweed" in Bloom Across New York

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The plant is described as a massive version of Queen Anne's lace-- it can grow 15 feet tall, with white flowers the size of dinner plates. But its clear, watery sap causes second and third degree burns, permenant scarring, and blindness if touched. ...

New York Casino Applications Posted By Accident

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State Gaming Commission posted the applications of each bidder online at about 11:30 a.m.-- applications for Lago resort in Tyre, Traditions Resort in Union, and a bid from Tioga Downs in Nichols. All were removed at 5:15 p.m. for what ...

American Pickers to Pick Through Pennsylvania

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

With the cameras rolling, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, stars of the History Channel's "American Pickers" reality show, will spend two weeks-- August 11th through the 24h-- driving their trademark white van through the commonwealth and picking ...

Tom Wolf Gaining in Polls

07.31.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The race is tightening. A new poll from the New York Times and CBS shows Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett losing to Tom Wolf by a narrower margin. The poll still shows Corbett losing, but the margin is 33 percent to Wolf's 42 percent. The single ...

Temple University Cuts Standadized Test Requirements

07.31.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Philadelphia school will become the first public research university in the northeastern U.S. to drop the requirement that applicants submit an SAT or ACT score, starting in fall 2015. In a release announcing the decision, Temple's President ...

Job Website Helps NY Find Employment

07.31.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The state has set up a site called "Jobs Express"-- and there are over 8-thousand positions listed on it right now, from Buffalo to Binghamton. You can search by location, company, or job type. Businesses have used the site to fill more than ...

PA Lawmaker Introduces Medical Marijuana Bill

07.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Congressman Scott Perry from Pennsylvania introduced the bill Monday-that would legalize the oil form of marijuana-in the House. Because it's a federal bill, if enacted, it would take effect in both New York and Pennsylvania. Perry says he ...

NY Pro-Fracking Group Files Appeal Against Cuomo

07.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Now, a mid-level state court will have a chance to weight in. The Joint Landowner's Commission of New York, a Binghamton-based group of pro-fracking property owners, filed an appeal Monday with the state Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The ...

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