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PA Governor Signs Child Abuse Laws

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Progress is being made in the effort to protect children in Pennsylvania from abuse. On Monday, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law three bills that will result in funding for training, child advocacy centers and a new statewide database. There ...

Medical Marijuana Not Happening In NY This Year

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The prospects aren't bright for passage of a medical marijuana bill in the Legislature this year, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Monday. Speaking to reporters inside of the Assembly chamber, Silver said there has been "no interest" from the ...

SUNY Broome Offers Program To Forgive Tuition

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former SUNY Broome Community College students with outstanding debts to the school will be able to pay a portion of what they owe and return to school under a new amnesty program from the college. The one-time only tuition amnesty program will ...

PA Town Mourns Three Children Killed in Housefire

04.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

 A funeral service is set for Tuesday for 3 mennonite children killed in a housefire in Danville, Pennsylvania Friday.   13 Year old Daniel, 7 year old Gavin, and 2 year old Arthur could not escape. Two children did get out alive. ...

PA Senator Pushes for Public Funding Bill

04.07.14 | Terry Diener

A Pennsylvania senator is calling for a program that would provide public money to state political candidates to fund their election campaigns.State Sen. Daylin Leach  said the bill would create a fund which would allow any candidate running ...

PA Gubernatorial Race Heats Up

04.07.14 | Terry Diener

Polls show the Democratic nomination race for Pennsylvania has been lead by Tom Wolf for more than a month, but that's likely to change in the six weeks left until the May 20th primary. With about half the Democratic voters undecided, Wolf is ...

NY Teacher's Union President Ousted

04.07.14 | Terry Diener

 New York's powerful statewide teacher's union has ousted its 3-term president.The union represents 600-thousand teachers. Delegate votes were taken Saturday and counted Sunday morning-- And at the end of it, Karen Magee-- The longtime head of ...

Opening Arguments Begin in Nguyen Trial

04.07.14 | Bob Price

Opening arguments get underway today in the trial of Dawn Nguyen, the Western New York woman charged with supplying the fire-power for the deadly Christmas Eve shooting in Webster, two years ago.      ...

PPL in PA May Start Billing Customers "Storm Fees"

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Customers of PPL Electric Utilities Corp. may be charged special fees beginning next year for the utility's storm-related expenses. The state Public Utility Commission on Thursday granted the Allentown-based utility a storm damage expense rider, ...

Emergency Vehicles In NY To Be Outfitted With Red License Plates

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York drivers behind emergency vehicles will now start seeing red.Red license plates that is.Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday state and local government emergency response vehicles will now be equipped with red license plates to help law ...

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