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PA Governor to Fill Two Supreme Court Seats

10.30.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Senate leaders say a potential deal is in the wind for the next governor, whether it's Republican Gov. Tom Corbett or Democratic nominee Tom Wolf, to nominate a Republican and a Democrat to fill two Supreme Court seats until voters ...

Gap Narrows, But Wolf Still Leads in Polls

10.30.14 | Terry Diener

According to a new Franklin and Marshall poll, the governor’s race tightened considerably in the last month, but Republican Governor Tom Corbett still trails Democratic challenger Tom Wolf by a wide margin. Wolf had the support of 53 percent ...

NY's Smart Schools Initiative Goes to the Polls

10.29.14 | FL News Team

The final report from the Smart Schools Commission, an advisory board established by the Governor to gather information on strategies for how schools can most effectively invest proceeds from the proposed $2 billion Smart Schools Bond, was released ...

Second Reed,Robertson Debate Wednesday Night in Olean

10.29.14 | FL News Team

Congressional candidates Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, and Democratic challenger Martha Robertson of Dryden in Tompkins County will square off in a second debate tonight in Olean at 7pm. Rep. Reed is seeking a third two-year term representing 11 ...

Freeh Report Won't Be Re-Examined

10.29.14 | Terry Diener

Penn State's trustees aren't going to take a fresh look at the 2012 report the university commissioned into how the Jerry Sandusky scandal was handled. The board voted 17-to-9 Tuesday against a resolution by an alumni-elected trustee to comb ...

Another Possible Frein Sighting

10.29.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State Police are reporting another possible sighting of the suspect in the deadly ambush of a state trooper. Eric Frein has eluded a manhunt for the past month and a half. A police spokeswoman says a resident reported the possible ...

Binghamton Making Strides on Pedestrian Tourism

10.28.14 | FL News Team

The City of Binghamton is cashing in on Governornor Cuomo's initiative to boost tourism and encourage more walking and biking throughout the state. The city will get $480,000 for pedestrian and bike projects. It's part of $70M being warded to fund ...

Monroe County Residents Split on SAFE Act

10.28.14 | FL News Team

Pollsters found that county residents were evenly split in their support and distaste for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature gun-control law, with 48 percent in favor and 48 percent opposed. Four percent of respondents were undecided.The poll ...

Bill Clinton Rallies for Tom Wolf

10.28.14 | Terry Diener

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton urged hundreds of Democrats at a South Side rally Monday for gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf to put the political divisiveness of the campaign between Wolf and Governor Tom Corbett behind them and vote November ...

Scandalized PA Justice Resigns

10.28.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania court staffers have confirmed that suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery is resigning his seat on the state's high court, effective immediately. The move represents a complete reversal from McCaffery's public ...

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