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7-hospital Network In PA Bans Smoking On Grounds

08.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The seven-hospital Allegheny Health Network will ban smoking and all other tobacco use anywhere on property it owns starting January 1st. Two of the network's hospitals, Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills and Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, ...

Astorino Creates "Stop Common Core" Line on November NY Ballot

08.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino and the rest of the G-O-P's statewide ticket turned in petitions Tuesday to create a "stop Common Core" line on the New York ballot this fall. Astorino says his camp has collected "plenty" of signatures ...

68th Little Legue World Series Kicks off Thursday

08.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

As players arrived over the last several days, their temperatures were taken before they got off the bus. Little League implemented the precautionary measure after a measles outbreak several years ago. Official activities get under way Wednesday ...

Investigation Continues in Tony Stewart Accident

08.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Investigators are focusing on the lighting and the track-- in the probe into the death of racing star Kevin Ward Junior, who was struck by Tony Stewart Saturday night in Canandaguia. They ant to know if Ward, dressed in a black suit and helmet-- ...

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 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.

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. ...

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