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$25M Lawsuit For Inmate Who Died In Hot NYC Cell

05.16.14 | Bill Price

The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a one-hundred-degree New York City jail cell that overheated due to an equipment malfunction in February plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city, her ...

P-A Budget Pressures Revive Talk Of Shale Gas Tax

05.16.14 | Bill Price

Gov. Tom Corbett's longstanding opposition to an extraction tax on natural gas in Pennsylvania is running up against the reality of weak state revenue collections and election-year spending pressures. The governor's communication's director said ...

AARP Seeks Improved State Help For Caregivers

05.16.14 | Bill Price

For Terry Lewis, caring for his elderly mother-in-law is an instinctively loving act for a family member. But trying to determine how to best handle the range of duties that come with the caregiver role is one area where the Binghamton resident ...

Lights, Cameras, Tax Breaks! State House OK's Subsidies For Hollywood

05.16.14 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania lawmakers will soon be racing to fill a budget deficit that could top $1 billion in the next fiscal year, but there’s still a glimmer of hope the financial news won’t be all bad, at least if you’re M. Night Shyamalan ...

P-A Same-Sex Marriage Suit Headed To Federal Court

05.15.14 | Bill Price

The gay marriage fight in Pennsylvania moves to a federal courtroom Thursday, where a couple will ask a judge to recognize their same-sex marriage. Pennsylvania is the only northeast state that bans both same-sex marriage and civil unions. But ...

Blue4Ben Inspiration Loses Battle With Rare Cancer

05.15.14 | Bill Price

Ben Sauer, the young man who inspired the #Blue4Ben movement as he battled a rare cancer, has passed away. Ben died Tuesday night, a week after turning five. His mother Mindy kept a blog of Ben's journey as he fought Stage IV Glioblastoma, a rare ...

Obama, 9/11 Kin, Survivors Due At Museum Ceremony

05.15.14 | Bill Price

President Barack Obama and Sept. 11 survivors, rescuers and victims' relatives are expected to mark the opening of the 9/11 museum, where the story of the terror attacks is told on a scale as big as the twin towers' columns and as intimate as ...

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Putting The Brakes On Taxing Traffic Signals

05.15.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Caltagirone is calling on the state Legislature to lift what he calls an unfair burden on local municipalities. The Berks County Democrat says the Department of Revenue has been taxing the sale of poles and mast arms used in ...

Astorino Chooses Chemung County Sheriff as Running Mate

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino will tap Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss as his running mate Tuesday, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the pick.The state Republican Party will formally nominate Moss for ...

NY Senate Dems Propose Waste Fracking Ban

05.14.14 | FL News Team

The minority conference released four bills Tuesday that would ban fracking waste from being shipped into the state for treatment or disposal, eliminate the waste from being used to melt ice off of roads and bar treatment facilities and landfills ...

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