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NY Landowners sue over fracking delay

11.13.13 | Bob Price

A pro-drilling group plans to sue Governor Cuomo over the hydro-fracking issue.  The Joint Landowners of New York claim the Governor has arbitrarily delayed a decision on hydraulic fracturing for no "valid, rational, or legally defensible ...

Penn State Lawsuit Could Change The Way Colleges Store Records

11.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A Penn State alumnus is organizing a drive to fund legal efforts to get records pertaining to the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Ryan Bagwell, a 2002 graduate of the university, is calling his effort "the Penn State Sunshine ...

Heating Costs Heading North In NY

11.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New Yorkers could see home heating bills increase more than 13 percent this year, putting many elderly people at risk, an AARP report released Monday found. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says New York has the second highest electric ...

Jury Selection Starts Today In West Webster Ambush Case

11.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Jury selection starts today in the trial of the of the only person arrested in the Webster ambush killings. Dawn Nguyen allegedly bought the guns used by sniper William Spengler Junior in a Christmas even ambush of emergency responders. Two West ...

Sex offender Registry Changes in NY

11.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state’s sex offender registry will now display multiple photographs of convicted offenders, in an effort to make them more recognizable to law enforcement and the public. Multiple photos of ...

Veteran’s Day prayer banned in Pennsylvania

11.11.13 | Bob Price

U.S. Army veteran Gil Henry has been barred from saying a  prayer at a Veterans Day ceremony in Jim Thorpe.  The chaplain for a local VFW post says the Freedom from Religion Foundation filed suit and he will not be allowed ...

Common Core boycott

11.11.13 | Bob Price

A boycott of Common Core is in the works in New York State. Next Monday, Nov. 18, the start of American Education Week, Common Core’s opponents are asking parents to keep their kids home from school to protest the program.  The ...

Penn State tried to lure Condi Rice

11.11.13 | Bob Price

PSU apparently was hunting for some star power in its new president. A university-hired search firm tried to lure former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, but was turned down. Rice, who served under President George W. Bush and was the ...

NY honors vets

11.11.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to honor the sacrifices of our fallen war heroes this Veteran’s Day.  The flags flown at half-staff at the New York's Capitol in honor of servicemen and women killed in action will be ...

NY’s GOP looks to “do some damage” in 2014

11.08.13 | Bob Price

As the dust settles on this week’s off-year elections, NY Republicans are gearing up for 2014, hoping to win a statewide seat for the first time in more than a decade.  The biggest seat is the governor’s mansion but the GOP ...

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