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NY Governor In Afghanistan

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan over the weekend, to attend an invitation from the U.S. Department of Defense. The Democratic governor flew in Saturday, to get briefings from U.S. Officials on counter-terrorism ...

More Details On NY's $350 Rebate Checks

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

We are learning a bit more about the $350 dollar New York State rebate check that was sent to a million taxpayers last week. Everyone gets the same amount-- whether you have 1 kid or 10-- but you have must have a child under the age of 17 as of ...

Prison Health System to Pay Big for Poor Inmate Care

09.26.14 | Bill Price

Correctional Medical Care of New York State will pay $200,000 in settlements. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made the announcement today after completing an investigation into six inmates' deaths from 2009-2012. A probe found serious ...

NY Bill Protects Jobs of Volunteer Emergency Workers

09.26.14 | FL News Team

A new bill, backed by Governor Andrew Cuomo will protect volunteer's paid jobs in the face of declared disasters. The legislation would eliminate the choice many volunteers have of responding to an emergency or staying at their paid jobs. According ...

Pike County Phone Scam, Amidst Frein Search

09.26.14 | Terry Diener

State troopers on the trail of Poconos homicide suspect Eric Frein were going door to door in the primary search area Thursday, speaking to homeowners and searching vacant homes and cabins. Meanwhile, residents were warned of a scam in which ...

PA State Officials Recipients of Explicit Emails

09.26.14 | Bill Price

At least eight prominent state officials, including the current head of the state police, Pennsylvania's top environmental regulator, and a former spokesman for governor Tom Corbett, were among state employees who sent or received hundreds of ...

Casino Hearings Draw Crowds in Ithaca

09.25.14 | FL News Team

Over 100 people spoke in front of the gaming facility board in the all-day public hearing on casinos in Ithaca yesterday.Hotel Ithaca's ballroom remained full for most of the day, from 9 a.m until 7 p.m, with standing room only. For the three ...

Racer Tony Stewart Not Facing Criminal Charges

09.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Nascar driver Tony Stewart isn't facing criminal charges after his car struck and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race last month in Canandaigua, New York. A grand jury looking into the matter has declined to indict the ...

Suspected Killer Eric Frein Spotted in Woods

09.25.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State police said Wednesday, officers believe they spotted the suspect accused in the fatal ambush of a trooper, but it was from a distance and he eluded them. Lt. Col. George Bivens said officers saw a man they believe to be Eric ...

PA Sentate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

09.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania State Senate has passed legislation that legalizes several forms of medical marijuana. It now goes over to the state house. Supporters say the measure will help thousands of people with diseases. Opponents say it could perpetuate ...

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