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Court Refuses to Halt Spanier Perjury Trial

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

    In a decision over the weekend, a U.S. District judge ruled Penn State testimony against the college's former president may be improper, but it's not a reason for a federal court to stop Spanier's prosecution. Spanier requested ...

Governor Cuomo in Buffalo Monday

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to be in Buffalo this morning to make an announcement regarding the Billion to Buffalo program. The visit will be Cuomo's first public appearance since an article in the New York Times alleged Cuomo ...

Flash Flooding Predicted Across New York

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A dozen counties in New York are under flash flood watches or warnings through the afternoon today-- as powerful storms and a cold front roll through  in July. In Steuben County, a flash flood warning expired at 4:45-- they were getting ...

NYSEG Recycles 30-Thousandth Refrigerator

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The 30,000th old refrigerator or freezer to be hauled away to make room for a modern, energy-efficient version under a special program to get rid of old electricity guzzlers left a Cayuga Heights home Tuesday. NYSEG marked a milestone in its ...

3 Year Old Saved From Drowning In Erie Canal

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A police officer is being credited with rescuing a 3-year-old boy from the Erie Canal in central New York. Police in the Seneca County village of Waterloo tell local media that they were called to a home Wednesday afternoon by a neighbor who ...

PA Schools Funding Formula To Be Changed

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A commission tasked with coming up with a recommendation for overhauling the funding system that provides key state support to Pennsylvania's public schools is now operational. The Basic Education Funding Commission members met on Thursday ...

PA State Employees' Paychecks May Not Makie It Into Their Account Today

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

If you're one of the thousands of Pennsylvania state employees being paid Friday, you may want to make sure your money made it into your account. Earlier this month, the Treasury Department upgraded its computer systems and there were coding issues ...

Governeror Cuomo Pressed Abut Moreland Commission

07.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo faced calls Wednesday from government reform advocates and political opponents to come clean about his involvement with the Moreland Commission-- after the New York Times published an extensive report Wednesday ...

PA's Auditor General Says State-Wide Drilling Needs Better Monitoring

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Auditor General Eugene Depasquale says the D.E.P. tried hard, but when Pennsylvania's gas industry boomed, there wern't enough inspectors to keep an eye on all the new wells. Hi audit took place from 2009-2012 and found no standard policy for when ...

Formers PSU Coaches Sue Penn State Over Dismissal

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago. Paterno and William Kenney have filed a lawsuit in ...

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