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Spanier Says Corbett Is Using Sandusky To Settle 'A Personal Score'

11.02.12 |

Penn State's former President, Graham Spanier, is blaming Governor Tom Corbett in the latest fallout over the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal.  Spanier's legal team accused the Pennsylvania Governor of using the case to settle a personal ...

Upstate New Yorkers May Not Have To Pick Up The Tab For Sandy

11.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo estimated the cost to fix all the damage from Hurricane Sandy on Long Island could top 6 billion dollars. That's a tab upstaters may not have to pick up. On Wednesday, President Obama made a committment to pay for 100 ...

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation On Display In Upstate NY Today

11.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

President Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, penned in the summer of 1862, went on display Thursday at the Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton, as part of a 2-day exhibition. The exhibit is the only surviving handwritten ...

Spanier Now In The Spotlight In Penn State Scandal

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The former President of Penn State University is facing charges from Pennsylvania's Attorney General in the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case. Attorney General Linda Kelly says she has prepared charges of Perjury and Obstruction of Justice against ...

53 NY Towns File Proceedings To Testify In Gas Drilling Cases

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then 50 towns and cities from across upstate New York are asking to join two massive hydrofracking cases. Towns like Rush, Mendon, Ulysses, and Ithaca are asking a State Appeals Court for permission to weigh in on whether they can ban natural ...

Cuomo Puts A Preliminary Price Tag On Sandy Damage To NY

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo put an estimate on the damage to downstate New York from Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday. He predicted the state has sustained at least 6-billion-dollars in losses, and asked the President to provide 100-percent ...

Relief Efforts Underway For Hurricane Sandy

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  At least 74 people in the U.S. are now dead as a result of Hurricane Sandy; 12 in Pennsylvania, 30 in downstate New York. Millions remain without power, and recovery isn't coming nearly fast enough. All attention has now shifted to ...

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