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Sandusky Appeal Coming Soon

03.12.13 |

In court documents filed Monday, attorneys for Jerry Sandusky outlined plans for future appeals of his child sex abuse conviction. They listed seven grounds for appeal that the former Penn State assistant coach will pursue through appellate ...

NY AG Wants Lawsuit Against SAFE Act Tossed

03.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Attorney General's office in New York has moved to toss a lawsuit against the state's new gun law. The state made a request in court Monday that the injunction be thrown out. The group "We the People of New York" filed it February 28th, ...

Cuomo Popularity Down; Spitzer Says He Doesn't Regret Resigning

03.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's popularity continues to slide. Cuomo's favorability rating slipped for the third consecutive month, and hit its lowest point since he took office in 2011, a Sienna College poll has found. His popularity fell to 64 ...

New Scientific Study Out On Shale Drilling In Pennsylvania

03.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The National Academies of Sciences published a scientific study Monday finding no evidence a all of toxic chemical spills from Marcellus Shale drilling in Pennsylvania. They looked at almost 5-thousand gas drilling sites across the state, but ...

Gun Business Soars In New York

03.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Business is up significantly after the New York gun laws were enacted in December.  Dennis Deasy, owner of Niagara gun range in North Tonawanda, says his pistol permit classes are booked through May, and his store can hardly keep up with ...

Texting Ban Works In PA

03.11.13 |

One year after the texting and driving law was implemented in Pennsylvania, local and state officials have said the law is difficult to enforce, but has prevented some people from pulling out their phones while driving. Preliminary data from the ...

Sandusky's Charity Looks To Sell Its Headquarters

03.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A children's charity founded by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky wants to sell the building where its headquartered. Sandusky started "The Second Mile" in 1977 to help at-risk children, but the charity has been a casualty ...

NY Lotto Brings In More Cash; Schools Aren't Benefitting

03.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's lottery revenue is soaring, but the percentage going to schools is stagnant. The lottery revenue hit a 9 billion dollar record this year, but the percentage of aid that goes to 700 school districts statewide hasn't budged. Only about 15 ...

What To Expect March 27th On The U.S. Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

03.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The man that wrote the Defense of Marriage Act, which protects marriage between a man and a woman, says he wants it overturned. Former President Bill Clinton wrote an op-ed piece for the Washington Post this week. In it, he said when he penned the ...

There Are Now 18 Lawsuits Against Obama's HHS Mandate

03.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Yet another company has filed a lawsuit against President Obama's HHS mandate, that forces companies to offer abortive care to employees. This time, it's a mortgage company called Cherry Creek Mortgage that employs 730 people and operates in 27 ...

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