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NY Legislature Allocates $40M for Pot-Hole Repair

04.14.14 | FL News Team

The state budget approved last month included $40 million extra funding to repair potholes across New York after a brutal winter. The money is in addition to the $438 million in the budget for local transportation infrastructure and the extra ...

NY S.A.F.E. Act Requires Registration of "Assault Weapons"

04.14.14 | FL News Team

Starting Tuesday, owners of guns considered assault weapons by New York will be faced with a choice: Register those firearms with the state, or potentially face a felony charge. But strict enforcement of the new law in the region appears ...

Federal Prosecutors Seize NY Commission Files

04.11.14 | FL News Team

 Federal prosecutors in Manhattan say they're taking the remaining files from the state anti-corruption commission now shutting down and plan to complete its investigations. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara requested the Moreland commission's ...

NY Health Commissioner's Resignation Earlier Than Expected

04.11.14 | FL News Team

 The impending resignation of New York’s top health official comes at a crucial time for the state Department of Health.Under Commissioner Nirav Shah’s lead, the agency has been working on issuing recommendations on hydraulic ...

More Autonomy for PA's State Schools

04.11.14 | Terry Diener

The board of governors for Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities Thursday gave member schools greater autonomy to create minors and certificate programs and approved additional tuition price flexibility experiments. The board also voted to ...

Bill for Landowner's Rights Approved in PA Senate

04.11.14 | Terry Diener

Over 20 Injured in Murraysville Stabbing

04.10.14 | FL News Team

One adult and 21 students were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville Wednesday morning.  Two other students were injured in the incident, officials said.Police said Alex Hribal, 16, ran through the school, slashing or ...

"Operation Hang Up" to Begin in NY Thursday

04.10.14 | FL News Team

State and local police will begin a crackdown on distracted driving Thursday, with the state starting a six-day blitz on drivers using their cell phones.Increased patrols will be on highways and streets looking for drivers who are texting or ...

Northampton County Parents Sueing School Over Son's Valentine's Card

04.10.14 | FL News Team

A couple is taking on the Nazareth Area School District in Northampton County over a dispute about their first-grader's Valentine's Day cards. "It's really impacted him personally," said Matt Sharp, an attorney who is representing Donald and Ellen ...

Record Bear Kills in NY State

04.09.14 | Bob Price

The State Department of Environmental Conservation says most of the bear kills came in the Catskills. Commissioner Joe Martin says New York has an ideal bear habitat and vast accessible public lands that offer ideal hunting conditions. The Southern ...

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