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PA Eyeing Another Fee On Drivers Who Blow Through Red Lights

04.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Running a red light or speeding could be more costly in Pennsylvania. A transportation bill introduced last week by Republican senators is on the cusp of becoming law. If it passes, motorists would have to fork over an additional 100 dollar ...

NY Out With New Wildlife Guide

04.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Where are the best places in New York to see bald eagles, snapping turtles, and other critters? All you need to do is snag a brand new wildlife guide, put out by the state. The 216 page "New York Wildlife Viewing Guide" was made available for ...

Pennsylvania May Charge Abusers For Care of Their Pets

04.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Senate could take action before summer recess on state legislation that would require abusers to pay for shelter costs of rescued animals. The House-passed bill is pending before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill is meant to ...

PA May Give Lawmakers The Decision On Who Gets Tax Exempt Status

04.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A bill quietly circulating in the state Legislature would change Pennsylvania's constitution to allow state lawmakers rather than the judicial system to decide what nonprofit entities deserve tax-exempt status. The state Senate passed the bill ...

Still No Timetable On A Hydrofracking Decision In NY

04.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

When will New York make the decision on high-volume hydrofracking? At a press conference, State Health Commissioner Mirav Shah announced March 11th that the decision could come "within weeks," but quickly added "there is no timetable" to the end of ...

SAFE Act Team Trying To Make The Rules Clear In NY

04.22.13 |

County clerks, judges, and sheriffs have begun working out the confusion of the SAFE Act in New York state, after a man erroniously had his weapons seized earlier this month in Erie County. After the incident, Governor Cuomo formed a committee of ...

Pennsylvania Primaries Are A Month Away

04.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

City mayors will be picked, as well as person to head the statewide appellate bench. Terry Madonna, a professor and pollster at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster says statewide, only about one in five registered voters is likely to go to ...

One Boston Marathon Bomber Dead; The Second Still At Large

04.19.13 |

Police in Boston have said that the "white hat suspect" in the Boston Marathon bombings is still at large, while the other suspect has been shot dead by police. The bomber still on the loose has been identified by officials as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.The ...

Spring Thunderstorm To Barrel Through NY, PA Today

04.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A high wind watch is in place until midnight tonight for the Family Life listening area.  Last night, winds were clocked at over 50 miles an hour from western New York, through the twin tiers and parts of central New York. Winds that strong ...

Bomb Materials Found At Gas Drilling Site In PA

04.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Police and now the FBI say they're investigating reports remains of small explosive devices were found at two natural gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania. A Shell Oil Co. spokeswoman said in an email Thursday the company contacted state ...

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