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Penn State to Re-Examine Controversial Freeh Report

10.21.14 | Terry Diener

Penn State's board plans next week to discuss the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school's response to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago. ...

New York Could Redraw Political Lines

10.21.14 | Bob Price

The gerry-mandering process has long been criticized by good government groups as too politicized. The group Common Cause is urging voters to reject the proposal on November 4th, Noting that the legislature would appoint most of the commission's ...

34,000 Deemed Too Mentally Unstable To Own Guns In NY

10.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A new report shows 34-thousand people are listed as too mentally unstable to have guns in New York state. After the 2012 massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, the Empire state launched one of the nation's toughest laws concerned mental health and ...

U.S. Rep Tom Reed To Debate Martha Roberston This Week

10.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R, Corning), will take part in a televised debate this week against Ithaca Democrat Martha Robertson. The debate will be broadcast live by our news partner, WETM TV at 7 pm. Thursday in Elmira. Reed spars twice more ...

PA Superior Court Rules In Favor Of Street Preachers

10.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court has ruled that a controversial group of black street preachers in Philadelphia who spew hate speech at whites, Asians, gays, and women have a right to continue preaching. The decision affirmed a Philadelphia ...

Woman Allegedly Comes Within 15 Feet of Eric Frein In PA

10.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Investigators have received a “highly credible” report of a sighting of Eric Frein, the suspect accused of killing a Pennsylvania trooper in an ambush shooting outside state police barracks September 12th. The sighting, characterized as ...

HarborCenter Nearing Completion: Says Goodbye to Crane

10.17.14 | Bill Price

As HarborCenter prepares to open its doors in the next two weeks, a sort of milestone was reached at the end of Thursday's workday. It was the last day on the job for the site's crane operator. "The crane you'll see start to come down early next ...

Prescription Drug Database Bill Sent To Governor

10.17.14 | Bill Price

The Pennsylvania Senate has sent Governor Tom Corbett legislation to set up a new monitoring program to prevent prescription drug abuse. Senate Bill 1180 is designed to prevent so called "doctor shopping," where people visit different doctors to ...

PA Legislature Closes Drunken-Driving Loopholes

10.17.14 | Bill Price

The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed legislation Thursday to close a loophole that for years has let repeat drunken drivers legally stay behind the wheel. The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association applauded the passage. "It is ...

Cuomo says New York Is Ready If Ebola Arrives

10.17.14 | Bill Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that New York state is ready to tackle the Ebola virus - even if it never arrives. Cuomo said eight hospitals across the state are especially prepared with go-to teams that have been drilled in anti-Ebola protocols. ...

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