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Spanier Wants All Charges Against Him Dismissed

05.24.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is requesting the dismissal of all charges pending against him for his role in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. He's charged with covering up allegations of abuse by Sandusky. He's also charged with lying to ...

Cuomo Sets Timeline For Hydrofracking

05.24.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says a decision on hydrofracking is coming sooner then you may think. The governor promised to make a decision before the 2014 election on Thursday. That's 18 months away. He said he's waiting on his state health ...

Boy Scouts To Take Vote On Gay Scouts Today

05.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Boy scout leaders from around the country are gathered for a vote in Grapevine, Texas today, embattled in a culture war over homosexuality. In a secret ballot, more then 14-hundred volunteers from scouting's 270 counsels will accept or reject a ...

Results for NY School Budgets and the Pennsylvania Primary

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

School budget results are in across New York. And so are the primary election results in Pennsylvania. New York: Western New York charted the most failed budgets: Alden, Bemus Point, Clarence, Lewport, Niagara Wheatfield and Wilson. In the ...

Pottsville, Pennsylvania Children Died of Smoke Inhalation

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials say the four children killed in a Mother's Day fire in Pennsylvania died of smoke inhalation. The Schuylkill County Coroner's office told the Reading Eagle Tuesday that the young victims died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to the smoke. ...

Cuomo's Location Options To Plant A NY Casino Narrow

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There are now just 4 regions in the state that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may plop a casino down. On Tuesday, the governor struck a deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk tribe that maintains exclusive rights to operate casinos in the northern part ...

NY May Get Stricter Boating Laws

05.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York state lawmakers are pushing for better boating safety. On Monday, they continued to push for requiring boating safety courses for new operators, after a number of deaths in recent years. The bill would require boaters operating ...

Corbett Lawyers Appeal On Behalf Of Penn State Over NCAA Fine

05.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It's not just Penn State that's suffering from the NCAA fines levied through the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Governor Tom Corbett's lawyers argued Monday the little guys are hurting too: vendors and makers of Penn State memorabilia, the football team's ...

NY Assembly Speaker Says He's Not Leaving His Job

05.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has no plans to step down. Silver apologized Monday for his handling of the sexual harassment scandal involving disgraced Assemblyman Vito Lopez, but said he has no plans to step down from the post he's held ...

Voting Day Is Tuesday In NY & PA

05.20.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Tomorrow is Primary Day in Pennsylvania and School Budget Day in New York. There are two huge votes in both states.  In Pennsylvania, voters will be deciding party reps for the fall election in local and county-wide races.  Remember, this ...

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