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College Kicks Off First Full-Scale Study To Find A Cure For Cancer

09.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The nation's largest cancer center is launching a massive effort against eight of the most deadly forms of cancer, similar to the all-out push for space exploration 50 years ago. The University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center in Houston will spend ...

New Poll Shows Mitt Romney May Be Within 1 Percentage Point of the President In Pennsylvania

09.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A number of polls show the president has an 8-point lead in Pennsylvania, but there's a new poll out today that shows that may not be the case. A Republican-sponsered poll at Susquehanna polling shows the race in Pennsylvania may be decided by less ...

Chick-Fil-A Caves Not: They Are Still Giving To Groups That Support Traditional Marriage

09.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Even though the Detroit Free Press, the Associated Press, USA Today and Huffington Post all reported on a letter from a Chicago alderman penned by Christian restauranteur Chick-Fil-A, saying it had dropped its support of traditional marrage groups ...

NY D.E.C. Chief Says His Staff's Studies Are Sufficient For High Volume Hydrofracking

09.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The chief of the Department of Environmental Conservation in New York state angered high volume hydrofracking opponents yesterday when he said there wouldn't be an outside study of the dangers of gas drilling in New York. Joe Martens is the state's ...

Chick-Fil-A Yanks Cash Donations To Focus On The Family; National Ogranization of Marriage

09.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Is the boycott over? Christian Restaurant Chick-Fil-A has agreed it will no longer fund organizations that fight for traditional marriage, like Focus on the Family and the National Organization of Marriage. Chick-Fil-A released a statement saying ...

Property Taxes Are Up 18 Percent In 3 Years In New York State

09.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New data released by U.S. Census officials today shows taxes have soared in New York state. Between 2008 and 2011, the median income in New York fell by 1.4 percent, to 55-thousand dollars, but property taxes increased by 18 percent. Frank Mauro, ...

Middle Class To Be Hit Hardest By President Obama's Affordable Care Act Tax

09.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Nearly six million Americans, 50 percent more then first estimated, will face a tax penalty for not having health insurance in 2016. The tax is under the President's new healthcare reform bill, the Affordable Care Act. Most of those taking the hit ...

NY Posts Fall Folliage Chart; Use It To Track Color Change In Your Town

09.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's that time of year already-- New York is out with its fall folliage report. You can find a color-coded website by region here. Fall brings color change and a return to cold temperatures. The National Weather Service says on average, Buffalo ...

PA Supreme Court Sets Aside Voter ID Law

09.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

         The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is setting aside a lower court ruling that allowed enforcement of the state's Voter ID Law. The decision asks the lower court to determine the availability of other ...

Defense of Marriage Act Goes Before New York Judge

09.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

          A federal appeals court in New York is set to hear arguments later this month over the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan will hear from ...

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