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NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to Release Book Tuesday

10.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is releasing a book on Tuesday. The 517 page tome, a memoir of his philosophy on politics. It's called "All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success In Politics and Life." The Wall Street Journal reports Cuomo uses the ...

NY's Chobani Pledges 2-Million Dollars To Aid Syrian Refugees Fleeing Isis

10.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Upstate New York yogurt maker Chobani is donating a lot of cash to help refugees. On Thursday, the Turkish company owner Hamdi Ulukaya pledged 2-million dollars in aid for refugees fleeing Isis in Syria and heading to his homeland. The money will ...

Poconos Ambush Suspect Charged With Hiding Bombs In Woods

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The discovery of two pipe bombs at suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein’s campsite in the Price Twp. woods prompted two new felony charges against the 31-year-old. Mr. Frein, 308 Seneca Lane, Barrett Twp., was charged Wednesday with two ...

Wolf and Corbett Engaged In Final Debate

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Tom Corbett and his challenger, Tom Wolf, clashed Wednesday night on issues including voter ID laws, the death penalty, the size of the Legislature and easing penalties on marijuana. In the last of their three scheduled debates, the ...

New York Teachers Union Sues Over Common Core Gag Order

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State teacher's union is challenging a gag order on educators who score or administer Common Core tests. They filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday on behalf of five teachers-- saying it's unconstitutional and restricts free ...

Cuomo Pledges Faster Internet For All Of NY

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday proposed that the state spend $500 million to expand broadband access, mainly upstate. It's one of the first campaign pledges Cuomo has made as he seeks a second term Nov. 4 against Republican Rob Astorino, the ...

National Fuel Predicts Your Heating Costs Will Be Lower This Year

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

National fuel-- one of the largest heating suppliers in upstate New York-- says your heating costs will be 20 percent lower this year. They based their prediction on forecast models. Last year, January 28th was the peak consumption day. The high ...

NY AG Says Attica Prison Riot Records Are Near Release

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's Attorney General is talking about the Attica prison riot. Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday he hopes versions of long-sealed records about the Attica uprising will be ready to be released in the next few months. A judge ruled the records ...

Corbett, Wolf Have Final Governor's Debate Tonight In PA

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates will meet in a third and final debate Wednesday night inside Pittsburgh TV Station WTAE. The station has partnered with the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania to host the final gubernatorial debate ...

NCAA Goes On Legal Offensive With Penn State's Sandusky Fines

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The NCAA is going on the legal offensive, asking a federal judge to declare unconstitutional a state law that requires Penn State's $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal be kept within Pennsylvania.  The filing comes days after a ...

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