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Critics Question Corbett's Motives for Common Core Crackdown

09.10.14 |

Corbett called on the state board of education to hold the hearings on the year-old Pennsylvania Core standards for grades k through 12. His policy chief is playing down the political implications... saying it's a final review to clear up any ...

PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane Warns of IRS Scam

09.09.14 |

Victims of the IRS scam are told that they are entitled to large refunds or that they owe money and must pay the IRS immediately. The IRS always sends written notification of any tax due by mail and never asks for credit card, debit card or prepaid ...

Local Colleges Drop in Ratings

09.09.14 |

Five Rochester-area schools slipped in U.S. News and World Report this week: Rochester Institute of Technology down 1 notch to 8th, SUNY Geneseo up 1 notch to 14th-- but Nazareth, the College at Brockport, and Roberts Wesleyan all down.

New York Opens Election Hotline in time for Primary

09.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

It's there in case you have any questions-- and to make sure that all eligible voters are able to cast a ballot. The New York attorney general, encouraging people to report problems at 800-771-7755. Today, registered democrats will vote for their ...

Police ID Driver In Bradford County Crash That Took The Life Of A 7 Year Old

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Police have identified the pickup truck driver involved in a crash that killed a 7-year-old boy riding in a cart in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Police say driver David Edwards was likely blinded by the sun when he hit a bicycle and attached cart ...

PA's Electric Voting System Under Fire

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania voters have cast ballots electronically for years, but a voter-rights group plans to argue before the state's highest court that the most widely used voting system violates state law. At issue in Wednesday's Supreme Court hearing in ...

U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing Rochester Developer

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a plane that crashed off the coast of Jamaica, carrying a prominent Rochester developer Larry Glazer and his wife Jane. Crews called off the search Sunday after searching a 37-hundred mile area for ...

16 Groups To Bid For Upstate Casinos In NY Today

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

16 groups vying for 4 casino licenses in New York will present their cases today and Tuesday before a state panel in Albany-- the panel that will make the picks this fall. The 4 licenses will go in 3 regions: Albany, Catskills/Hudson Valley, and ...

Astorino And Teachout Debate Without Cuomo

09.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's election foes were able to tee off on him in a debate Thursday. And it was easy: He wasn't there. With Cuomo refusing to debate his Democratic primary opponents, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino and Democratic ...

New Sandusky Accuser

09.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A new accuser has sued Jerry Sandusky, Penn State and a charity the former assistant coach founded, claiming he was sexually abused about six years ago. The Centre Daily Times says the case was filed in Philadelphia last month by a Williamsport ...

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