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Wolf and Corbett Engaged In Final Debate

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Tom Corbett and his challenger, Tom Wolf, clashed Wednesday night on issues including voter ID laws, the death penalty, the size of the Legislature and easing penalties on marijuana. In the last of their three scheduled debates, the ...

New York Teachers Union Sues Over Common Core Gag Order

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State teacher's union is challenging a gag order on educators who score or administer Common Core tests. They filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday on behalf of five teachers-- saying it's unconstitutional and restricts free ...

Cuomo Pledges Faster Internet For All Of NY

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday proposed that the state spend $500 million to expand broadband access, mainly upstate. It's one of the first campaign pledges Cuomo has made as he seeks a second term Nov. 4 against Republican Rob Astorino, the ...

National Fuel Predicts Your Heating Costs Will Be Lower This Year

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

National fuel-- one of the largest heating suppliers in upstate New York-- says your heating costs will be 20 percent lower this year. They based their prediction on forecast models. Last year, January 28th was the peak consumption day. The high ...

NY AG Says Attica Prison Riot Records Are Near Release

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's Attorney General is talking about the Attica prison riot. Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday he hopes versions of long-sealed records about the Attica uprising will be ready to be released in the next few months. A judge ruled the records ...

Corbett, Wolf Have Final Governor's Debate Tonight In PA

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates will meet in a third and final debate Wednesday night inside Pittsburgh TV Station WTAE. The station has partnered with the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania to host the final gubernatorial debate ...

NCAA Goes On Legal Offensive With Penn State's Sandusky Fines

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The NCAA is going on the legal offensive, asking a federal judge to declare unconstitutional a state law that requires Penn State's $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal be kept within Pennsylvania.  The filing comes days after a ...

Green Party Candidate Howie Hawkins Shut out of Syracuse Cuomo Event

10.06.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Howie Hawkins-- one of just 2 people running against Andrew Cuomo-- was told he didn't register for the event at the Southwest Community Center in Syracuse, and was turned away at the door. But Hawkins says his team RSVP's, just as supporters were ...

Police Activity Picks up in Frein Search

10.06.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Yesterday, police vehicles swarmed an orchard in Barrett Township, PA-- and helicopters were circling overhead, but still-- no Eric Frein. This is day 24 of the manhunt. Law enforcement officials tracking the survivalist charged with ambushing a ...

Painted Post's Dresser Rand to Close

10.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Senator Chuck head to the Dreser Rand in Painted Post today to announce to the 22 hundred employes that the company is getting bought out by a German Company. Siemens is buying the company for 7 billion dollars, a move that will ...

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