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New Study Shows Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Cause of Water Pollution

09.16.14 | Terry Diener

A new study says that the drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted water, blaming contamination on leaky natural gas wells instead. The study finds that eight hydraulically fractured wells in Pennsylvania and ...

PA Police Shooter Likely Had Firearms Training

09.16.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State Police say the gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their barracks, killing one, used a rifle and might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement. Lt. Colonel George Bivens said Monday that ...

Cases of Enterovirus Treated in Rochester

09.16.14 | FL News Team

Dozens of children are being treated for suspected cases of Enterovirus at Strong Memorial Hospital. One doctor says all pediatric units are above capacity right now because of so many patients. Cases of Enterovirus first began appearing in the ...

Cayuga Nation Cigarette Plant Standoff Continues

09.16.14 | FL News Team

A standoff at the Seneca Falls Cayuga Indian Nation’s cigarette-making plant continued on for a second full day, nearing hour-36 Monday night. A dispute over leadership has divided the tribe into two different groups-those who support current ...

Injured PA State Trooper Is Alert and Talking

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania State Trooper Alex Douglass is alert and talking for the first time since surgery. That’s according to investigators who said Trooper Douglass was injured Friday night when somebody ambushed the state police barracks in Blooming ...

Gambling Isn't Fixing Property Taxes In The Keystone State

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New data shows casino revenues are not providing school property tax relief to Pennsylvanians as promised by Governor Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers back in 2004. An Associated Press analysis of state Education Department data shows that ...

Walk Planned For Family Of Fallen Officer Daryl Pierson

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A memorial walk will be held in honor of the police officer that lost his life in the line of duty earlier this month in Rochester. Operation Patriot Foundation, a non-profit organization, is sponsoring a walk for Daryl Pierson on Saturday, ...

Buffalo Jills Are Out Of A Job Temporarily

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are being replaced by a drum line. The Buffalo Jills were suspended earlier this year following a legal battle between five former cheerleaders and the Bills organization. The Stampede Drum Line has been chosen to ...

New York's New Fall Foliage Map Is Out

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The multi-colored leaves draw millions of tourists around the world to upstate New York each year-- fall, considered one of the area's biggest draws. And each year, the state leans on what they all "field observers" to put out a map with weekly, ...

Common Core Comment Period Rolls Out Next Month In PA

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The head of the Pennsylvania Department of Education says a website should be up next month to collect public comment on aspects of the state's new Common Core reading and math standards. Acting Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq to the State ...

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