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2 Days Left To Vote: Hammondsport NY Comes In Second In National Contest

01.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

 The tiny town of Hammondsport, NY is vying for a travel magazine's "Coolest Small Town" in America award. Budget Travel ranks the city 2nd place in the nation, even beating out towns in Hawaii. If they win, they'll be featured on the cover ...

January 29th Is Family Worship Sunday

01.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  Churches around the country are marking Family Worship Sunday this weekend. Pastors will be talking about the importance of reading the scriptures, praying and singing together as a family in the home.  Observers say films like ...

Gay Marriage Isn't Raising Significant Cash For NY

01.27.12 | Bob Price, Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo once said gay marriage would open the flood gates to economic prosperity in the Empire State. But as it turns out, that's not the case. When gay marriage became law July 24th, Governor Cuomo promised over a hundred ...

8 of 9 Films Selected To Win an Oscar This Year Aren't Rated "R"

01.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a neat tidbit of information about the Oscars this year: there was only 1 "R-rated" nomination in all of the films selected. One Tuesday, this year's picks for the 84th Annual Motion Picture Awards were released, and they are a potpourri of ...

Hospitals Are Closing Programs Because There Aren't Enough Doctors In NY

01.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a doctor shortage in New York state. The Healthcare Association of New York State is out with a new report that shows outside of New York City, the state is not attracting enough doctors to meet the existing need. Positions in demand ...

Kids, Teachers Score High In PA and NY On National Report Card

01.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Ranks fifth in the nation for student performance, and New York is thirteenth in the nation for best teachers. The American Legislative Exchange Council looked a data from national test scores, state education policies, and charter ...

University Prof Says Loosing Chesapeake Won't Hurt Gas Drilling In P.A.

01.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Energy experts in Pennsylvania predict Chesapeake Energy's decision to cut some of its natural gas production isn't expected to hurt Marcellus Shale production. Dr. Kent Moors with Duquesne University says "it's important to emphasize they are ...

Bill In NY Would Keep Abortion Legal; Even If Federal Law Changes

01.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a bill working its way through the Senate and Assembly in New York State that would make sure abortion remained legal, even if federal law was made more restrictive. The resolution passed the Democratic controlled Assembly on Tuesday, after ...

Supreme Court Ruling: Police Can't Track You Using GPS Systems, Without Approval

01.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Conservatives scored a victory yesterday with the U.S. Supreme court. The high court voted 9 to 0 against allowing police to use GPS technology to track suspects without first getting a judge's approval. Some of the justices cited constitutional ...

Southern Tier Soldier Critically Wounded

01.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Southern Tier soldier has been seriously injured while serving in Afghanistan. 21-year-old Marine Corporal Christopher Bordoni, of Ithaca, was critically wounded in an attack involving a suicide bomber on January 18th. He's been transferred to ...

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