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Education, State Budget Hot Topics in First Gubernatorial Debate

09.23.14 | FL News Team

Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and ...

Cases of Enterovirus Treated in Rochester

09.16.14 | FL News Team

Dozens of children are being treated for suspected cases of Enterovirus at Strong Memorial Hospital. One doctor says all pediatric units are above capacity right now because of so many patients. Cases of Enterovirus first began appearing in the ...

Cayuga Nation Cigarette Plant Standoff Continues

09.16.14 | FL News Team

A standoff at the Seneca Falls Cayuga Indian Nation’s cigarette-making plant continued on for a second full day, nearing hour-36 Monday night. A dispute over leadership has divided the tribe into two different groups-those who support current ...

PPL Proposes 725-Mile Regional Power Line

08.01.14 | FL News Team

Pennsylvania power company PPL says it's planning to build a new 725-mile system of electric transmission lines. A PPL spokesman says the mega-line would make electric service more reliable during power outages and reduce the cost of electricity to ...

NY State Fair Sells Tickets Online

07.24.14 | FL News Team

Tickets of the New York State Fair can be bought online for the first time ever. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the system will make it easier for people who visit the Syracuse Fairgrounds during the 12-day event, that kicks off August 21st. The online ...

Deadline Nears for PA Elk LIcense Lottery

07.24.14 | FL News Team

The Pennsylvania Game Commission says July 31st is the deadline for hunters to enter the lottery to receive one of 108 elk licenses to be issued this year. The deadline is about a month earlier than normal because game officials are holding the ...

Atheist to Give Invocation at Greece Town Board Meeting

07.15.14 | FL News Team

An atheist is set to deliver the invocation in a western New York community whose town board won a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding its right to open meetings with a prayer.Dan Courtney said he asked the town of Greece right after the 5-4 ...

NY Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

06.20.14 | FL News Team

Late last night,  Medical Marijuana passed in New York State.The bill, however, prohibits patients from smoking the drug. Instead, doctors can only prescribe edibles, tinctures or vaporizers. Of the 22 other states that have legalized medical ...

Bike Helmet Laws Enforced in PA

06.18.14 | FL News Team

Police in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania are cracking down  on kids. They are tired of seeing children without bike helmets. The keystone state is one of 22 states where you can get a ticket for forgetting a bike helmet. Chief Scott says hundreds ...

Time Ticking for On-Time PA Budget

06.18.14 | FL News Team

 Governor Corbett has issued an ultimatum-- on the budget. He says lawmakers will not be allowed to leave town-- until the budget is balanced. No matter how long it takes.   The session ends in a week and a half. The governor has posted ...

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