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PA House OK's Prescription Drug Monitoring Bill

10.22.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has given its final approval to a bill to create a statewide database for monitoring the use and abuse of prescription drugs.The bill was approved by a 191-to-7 vote Monday and sent to the Senate. The bill ...

Siena Poll Shows Support for Casinos

10.22.13 | Bob Price

A new poll shows a majority of New York voters supporting an amendment to the state constitution that would expand casino gambling. The Siena College poll released Monday finds 56 percent of the respondents say they would vote yes when read the ...

Marcellus Shale Coalition Gets New President

10.22.13 | Bob Price

The Marcellus Shale Coalition picked its second president to represent the high-profile group of companies that are active in Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry. David Spigelmyer, a former Chesapeake Energy executive and Marcellus Shale ...

Fire Forces Plane to Return To Syracuse

10.22.13 | Bob Price

A small fire aboard a Delta Air Lines plane headed to Atlanta has forced it to return to Hancock International Airport in Syracuse. The Post-Standard in Syracuse reports that just after Delta Flight 1841 took off from Syracuse around 6 p.m. Monday ...

PA House Close On Bill To Fix Bridges and Roads

10.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's state House could have a plan to fix thousands of roads and bridges this week. The House hammered out details over the weekend of a 2.2 billion dollar package; and they'll be in Harrisburg again today, Tuesday and Wednesday before ...

Hearing Today On Webster, NY Ambush

10.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The woman accused of giving weapons to the gunman behind the Christmas Eve ambush in Webster could testify today at a pretrial hearing in Rochester, New York. Dawn Nguyen is accused of lying on applications to buy guns at Gander Mountain. Police ...

30 PA Pastors To To Marry Gay Couples In Defiance Of Biblical Marriage

10.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a movement across the state of Pennsylvania to get same sex marriage legalized. But it's not coming from gay rights groups-- it's coming from pastors. More then 30 Methodist pastors from Reading to Philadelphia are vowing to officiate same ...

Three Women Running For Mayor Of Upstate NY's Largest Cities

10.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

In a state infamously govered by 3 men in a room, three women want to take the helm of major upstate cities. Rochester and Albany have the chance to elect their first female mayors come November, when Lovely Warren and Kathy Sheehan top the ...

NY Casino Wording Lawsuit Won't Be Appealed

10.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

That is the end of the challenge to New York's casino gambling referendum on the November 5th ballot. The man behind the only lawsuit is walking away. Eric Snyder, whose lawsuit challenging the ballot proposition was tossed by the State Supreme ...

Cideries Will Need A License In NY State

10.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the "farm cideries bill" that establishes a new license for farm cideries. Under the bill, in order to obtain a farm cidery license, the hard cider must be made exclusively from apples grown in New York state ...

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