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Beto O'Rourke heads to NH after addressing Penn State students

03.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

During his Tuesday visit to State College, the former Texas congressman hit on everything from the economy, to immigration, to health care--and the border wall. He said his town, which has 3 million immigrants on the Texas border is safe. He...

Former PA pediatrician is set for sentencing in assault of 31 kids

03.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Dr. Johnnie Barto of Johnstown will be sentenced on dozens of counts today. Prosecutors say he spent decades abusing children, most of them patients. Cops failed to stop Barto when they had the chance nearly two decades ago. Barto has...

NY lawmakers want the state to kick in money to help municialities pay for early voting

03.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Legislators voted earlier this year to allow voters to cast a ballot starting 10 days before an election. That led to complaints from county officials who said they don't have the money to pay for the extra staff, training, and record-keeping...

Return to work in Erie

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Workers at Erie's former GE transportation plant are back on the job under a 90-day agreement as negotiators try to reach agreement on a new contract. The workers went on strike for nine days beginning February 25th, a day after completion of a...

Manafort hasn't seen his last day in court

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

New York prosecutors have now unsealed a 16-count indictment accusing Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign manager, of giving false information on mortgage loan applications. Those state charges were made public Wednesday, .just minutes after a...

NY counties voice concerns over legalizing recreational marijuana

03.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Association of Counties says legalizing weed would put a strain on resources for counties across the Empire State. The organization, which represents leaders for counties across New York state, says legalization would have a...

Gov. Cuomo urges FAA to ground Boeing Max 8 planes

03.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Boeing Max 8 model has been involved in two fatal crashes in less than five months. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chow is among the American air safety regulators declining to sideline the aircraft.  Boeing's 737 Max 8 plane is at...

Lawmakers aim to limit the length they serve in PA

03.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

A pair of Pennsylvania freshman congressmen have introduced a proposal to set term limits on members of the state Senate and House. Republican Representative Mike Jones says "we have too many people protecting the job, rather than doing the...

Imagine being able to get from Philly to Pittsburgh in half-an-hour

03.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has awarded a $2 million contract for a consultant to look into what it would take to make that a reality. The commonwealth has begun reviewing tech billionaire Elon Musk's hyper-loop concept. On it, pods...

Friday is PA farmer deadline for spring crop insurance sign-up

03.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

March 15th is the deadline for commonwealth farmers to sign up for crop insurance on spring related crops. Ag Secretary Russell Redding says farmers can protect their investments from rising input costs, unstable markets, and adverse weather...

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