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Changes To PA's Electoral Vote System Proposed

12.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania is reconsidering how it tallies elections. State Senate Republican Leader Dominic Pileggi on Monday renewed his call for Pennsylvania to revamp the way it awards electoral votes. Pileggi wants to see a method that would have given GOP ...

Music Teacher Held Without Bail In Coudersport Church Shooting

12.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There is an update on the Coudersport, Pennsylvania church shooting.Gregory Eldred, a music teacher at coudersport elementary school, is being held at the Potter County Jail without bail, after allegedly shooting his ex-wife, Darlene Sitler, during ...

Some Are Upset Over the New Approval Process for Hydrofracking in NY

12.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Environmentalists are calling for a broader health review of hydrofracking in New York state. Critics said Monday a 3-panel out-of-state review that will take about 90 days is not comprehensive enough and quote "ludicrously short." At a press ...

Cars Are Selling Like Hot Potatoes In NY

12.04.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Auto sales are rising across New York state. They're at their fastest pace in 8 years, due to low interest rates and pent-up demand. People were waiting out the recession before making a large purchase. The local market is due to have its best year ...

Organist Killed In Church Shooting In Coudersport, PA

12.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We are getting more details on the shooting in a church in Coudersport, Pennsylvania.  According to witness accounts released by the state police, 52 year old Greg Eldred entered the rear door of the First United Presbyterian Church behind the ...

PA Woman Creates Website To Find All The Good Christmas Lights

12.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A woman in Moosic, Pennsylvania has created a website to help people find the best Christmas lights in the Keystone state. Francene Dudziec catalogued the homes after discovering them by word of mouth or random driving. She says "I have two ...

Small Gas Company Becomes First To Sue New York's D.E.C. Over Drilling

12.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A gas drilling company is suing the town of Avon, New York for its ban on high-volume hydrofracking. LeNape Resources, a small natural gas drilling company based in Alexander, sued both the DEC and Livingston County's town of Avon last month, ...

NY To Add 300 Hours of Instruction At 40 Schools

12.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York will be increasing classroom time in thousands of schools across the state. The Empire state is among five states trying the program: Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Tennessee. Schools will add at least 300 hours of learning time ...

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